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Gobi Manchurian dry crispy
Gobi Manchurian dry
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
25 mins

Gobi Manchurian is a dry ,crispy and delicious appetizer with crispy cauliflower bites in a tasty sauce with garlic, ginger and green chillies.

Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Indian, indo-chinese
Keyword: cauliflower manchurian, gobi manchurian, gobi manchurian dry
For fried Cauliflower
  • 1 cauliflower
  • 5-6 cups water
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 5 tbsp maida or all-purpose flour
  • 8 tbsp cornflour
For sauce
  • 4 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 3 tbsp garlic finely chopped
  • 3 tbsp ginger finely chopped
  • 4-5 green chillies finely chopped
  • 1 onion finely chopped
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 1 cup spring onions (scallions) finely chopped (Keep the upper halves for garnish)
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp red chili sauce
  • 1 tsp tomato sauce (ketchup)
  • 1 tsp cornflour
  • 1 cup water
Fried Cauliflower
  1. Boil enough water with salt and add the cauliflowers and drain out when they are half -cooked.

  2. Keep aside and add it to the batter in the next step.

  3. Make a batter of all the ingredients in the "for fried cauliflower" section with just about enough water so the cauliflower is well coated.

  4. Heat oil in a frying pan and deep fry the cauliflower on medium heat. Drain and transfer to a bowl.

For the Manchurian sauce
  1. In a Wok or frying pan heat up oil.

  2. Add the chopped onions, garlic, ginger, lower halves of spring onionsnd green chillies.

  3. Add salt to taste be careful not to add a lot.

  4. Add all the sauces and black pepper and mix well.

  5. Make a slurry of cornflour and water and add it into the sauce mixture.

  6. Mix well and then add the fried cauliflower .

  7. Coat the sauce well .Add a little water and mix well

  8. Keep cooking till the sauces are well coated and dry.

  9. Garnish with rest of the spring onions and coriander leaves.