Like many other ethnic cuisines, Chinese food can be a healthy option if you know what to look for on the menu. Chowmein noodles prepared in light oil with lots of vegetables and lean proteins is a great option that’s low in calories and high in nutrients.
BEST HOTEL FOR CHOWMEIN: Chowmein family restaurant, West of Chord road, Basaveshwaranagar, Bengaluru.
2 CHINESE MANCHURIAN
Manchurian is a class of Indian Chinese dishes made by roughly chopping and deep-frying a main ingredient like cauliflower, chicken, prawns, mutton, fish or paneer cheese and then sautéing in it a sauce flavored with soy sauce. All over the world people like this because of this taste and flavour.
BEST HOTEL FOR MANCHURIAN: Flower Drum Restaurant, Chennai.
3 SWEET AND SOUR PORK
It is a kind of dish, which is liked by many children and young people. Often Sweet and sour pork contains onion, carrot and pineapple to give it a tangy flavour. But the pork is still battered and deep-fried, which is a very unhealthy combination. It can be kept in a refrigerator for 3 to 4 days.
BEST HOTEL FOR SWEET AND SOUR PORK: Little Saigon Restaurant, New Delhi.
4 BEGGAR’S CHICKEN
Beggar’s chicken is a Chinese dish which is prepared by using clay, chicken, lotus leaf. It is slowly baked on a low heat. Preparation of a single portion of this dish up to six hours. It is a highly concentrated by many people from various countries.
BEST HOTEL FOR BEGGAR’S CHICKEN: Golden Dragon Restaurant, Mumbai.
5 CHAR SIU
Technically, char siu is a way to flavour and cook barbecued meat. It literally means “fork roasted”, because the Cantonese dish is cooked on a skewer in an oven or over a fire. If you’re not already drooling, char siu can be served alone, with noodles.
BEST HOTEL FOR CHAR SIU: Just Wok It Restaurant, New Delhi.
Congee is a food which is originated from South Indian food called “KANJI”. It is easy-to-digest- meal. It prepared in many countries in different form like thick, watery, and some are made with grains other than rice. It is healthy food which contains carbo hydrate and nutrients.
BEST HOTEL FOR CONGEE: Congee is same in all the hotels of India.
7 HUNAN CHICKEN
Hunan chicken is Chinese American food. It prepared by thinly sliced chicken which includes broccoli, carrots, bell peppers. We love spicy chicken and Hunan is no exception. If you want yours less spicy, lessen the amount of chilis and sambal oelek.
BEST HOTEL FOR HUNAN CHICKEN: Nanking Restaurant, Mysuru.
8 EGG DROP SOUP
Egg Drop Soup is soup made with chicken soup. In this soup egg is wispy beated. We can add black or white pepper. At finally add some chopped scallions. Tofu can be added, if customer needed. It contains very low calorie and filled with full of proteins. This soup can be lasts up to 3 to 4 days in a refrigerator.
BEST HOTEL FOR EGG DROP SOUP: Cascades Restaurant, New Delhi.
9 DAN DAN NOODLES
Dan Dan Noodles is originated from Chinese Sichuan cuisine. It is a street food in Sichuan. It is very spicy food. It contains chopped vegetables, chilli oil, Sichuan pepper, minced pork and scallions on its top. This kind of dish can be also served as soup. It is rich in Calories.
BEST HOTEL FOR DAN DAN NOODLES: Asian Street Kitchen Restaurant, Mumbai.
10 PEKING DUCK
Peking duck is originated form the word Beijing. It has been prepared in Beijing since Imperial Era. This food is prepared by the whole duck, which is characterized by its thin and crisp skin. It is cooked in front of the dinners by the cook. Now a days this food is prepared by American ducks. It contain more fat, compared to chicken.
BEST HOTEL FOR PEKING DUCK: Spicy Duck Restaurant, New Delhi.
11 EGG FRIED RICE
Once upon a time Egg Fried Rice is prepared in China only. But now-a-days it is prepared in all over the world. Now it become a street food in some countries like India, Pakistan, etc.,,. The recipe of this dish is egg, white rice, salt, water and some masala items. At the end you can add some beans on its top. It is liked by all age groups. It is a junk food and it’s not healthy.
BEST HOTEL FOR EGG FRIED RICE: All the main street of India.
12 MAPO TOFU
Mapo tofu is a popular dish in China. People started preparing this food during the Qing Dynasty(1862). It consist of spicy sauce, thin and oily red suspension, minced meat. It also includes Beef. This food can be eaten with rice or fried rice. It is a highly nutrient food. Mafo tofu is a heat spicy food.
BEST HOTEL FOR MAPO TOFU: Kofuku Restaurant, New Delhi.
Dumplings are the famous traditional northern Chinese food. It is like a half moon shape. It is stuffed with pasta. Dumplings are classified by different cooking methods. Dumplings are the mixture of ground pork, ginger and chives. Dumplings are liked by people of different countries.
BEST HOTEL FOR DUMPLINGS: Dumpling Hood Restaurant, Patiala, India.
14 KUNG PAO CHICKEN
Kung pao chicken is also known as Gong Bao or Kung Po chicken. It is originated from South-western China. It is a well known Chinese dish made with cubes of chicken, vegetables and peanuts. Chilli pepper is also added as customers wish. It is high in Calories. It is a side dish for White rice.
BEST HOTEL FOR KUNG PAO CHICKEN: Misu Restaurant, Bangalore.
15 WONTON SOUP
Wonton soup is a type of Chinese dumpling commonly found across regional styles of Chinese cuisine. It is prepared with chicken broth with filled wontons. It is a healthy food which contains high energy level, metabolism and also take part in muscle production. If you like spice, you can add red chilli oil.
BEST HOTEL FOR WONTON SOUP: The Royal Tibet Restaurant, Tamilnadu.
16 BANG BANG CHICKEN
Bang Bang chicken is originated from the Szechuan region of China. This dish can be simply described as “ Shredded chicken with sesame sauce”. It is a popular dish in China. It has a crunchy, crispy exterior and is drizzled with a sauce called sweet chilli sauce. It is also rich nutrient food. In China it is also served in many street stalls.
BEST HOTEL FOR BANG BANG CHICKEN: Fat Panda Restaurant, Goa.
17 SPRING ROLLS
Spring rolls is originated from China. These are made with veggies on its center. Veggies includes carrots, bamboo shoots, bell pepper and cabbage. Some spring rolls are made with chicken on its middle. In many countries is served in parties. In olden days eating spring rolls is a way to welcome the arrival of spring.
BEST HOTEL FOR SPRING ROLLS: Lalajis Executive Restaurant, Aurangabad, India.
18 PINEAPPLE BUNS
A pineapple Bun is sweet bun. It is popular in Hong Kong. It is high fat food. Most of the children in all over the world like this kind of sweet foods. Sugar, Eggs, Flour and lard are included during its preparation. It is rich in Calories.
BEST HOTEL FOR PINEAPPLE BUNS: Irani Cafe, Mumbai.
19 MONGOLIAN MEATBALL RAMEN
Mongolian Meatball Ramen is originated from China. It can be made with variety of meats, broths and toppings. It is side dish for noodle. It is high nutrient food. They use frozen meat balls. It is deep fried in oil.
BEST HOTEL FOR MONGOLIAN MEATBALL RAMEN: Thyme Restaurant, New Delhi.
Liangpi is a noodle dish that originated in China. In Northwestern areas of china, it is often called Liangpi zi. In this dish noodles are made by rice or wheat flour. Both are dressed with peanut sauce. It also includes cucumber, bean sprouts, cilantro. It is cold noodle dish practically made for hot summer weather.
BEST HOTEL FOR LIANGPI: The Taj Mahal Palace, Mumbai.