Mar 10, 2011

Gobi Manchurian

Gobi Manchurian

Recipe credit - My friend Shereen

Serves: 2

You will need

200 g cauliflower florets
1 tablespoon oil
1/2 - inch piece ginger, finely chopped
6 cloves garlic, finely chopped
1 bunch spring onion, finely chopped ( reserve 1 teaspoon to garnish )
2 tablespoon tomato ketchup
1 tablespoon soy sauce
1 tablespoon red chilli sauce
75 ml water ( 1/2 cup )
200 ml oil ( to fry )

For batter:

1 cup ( 100 g ) maida / all purpose flour
2 teaspoon corn flour
1 teaspoon soy sauce
50 - 60 ml water

Make a smooth batter of above ingredients with water. Batter should be of dropping consistency.


Wash and clean cauliflower florets. Boil 2 cups water with 1/2 teaspoon salt. Add cauliflower florets and boil for 5 minutes. Drain out water thoroughly.

Heat 200 ml oil in a deep frying pan. Reduce heat to medium, dip each cauliflower florets in batter and deep fry till golden brown color in batches ( 7 - 8 florets at a time ).

In another frying pan or wok, heat 1 tablespoon oil. Add chopped ginger and garlic and fry till golden brown color.

Add chopped spring onions and saute for 3 - 4 minutes.

Add tomato ketchup, soy sauce and red chilli sauce. Mix well and add 1/2 cup ( 75 ml ) water. Cover with a lid and cook on a low to medium heat for 8 - 10 minutes or until the sauce thickens.

Arrange batter fried cauliflower florets in a serving bowl and pour the thick sauce mixture over it. Garnish with chopped spring onion. Serve hot with Noodles or Fried rice.

Bengali Sweets !!!!

Rasmalai, Sandesh, Motichur laddu & Samosas from Sri Durga Bengali Sweets, Anna Nagar East, Chennai ( Tel # 26262413 )

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Vimitha Anand said...

Looks so yummy... Love these...
And the Bengali sweets are a treat to the eyes...

Priya said...

Delicious gobi manchurian,marvellous..

Hari Chandana said...

Woww... yummy yummy.. looks really good.. thanks for sharing !!

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