Gobi Manchurian


Gobi / Cauliflower – 1 big cut into florets

Maida / All purpose flour – 2/3 cup

Corn flour – 2/3 cup

Sodium bicarbonate – 1/8 tsp

Pepper powder – 1/2 tsp

Salt – 1/2 tsp

Water – as required

Oil – for frying

For The Gravy

Oil – 2 tbsp

Garlic – 2 tbsp chopped

Onion – 1 medium chopped

Green chillies – 3 chopped

Chilly Bean Paste / Red chilli sauce – 2 tsp

Tomato sauce – 6 tsp

Soy sauce – 2 tsp

Agino motto / MSG – 1/8 tsp

Sugar – 1/2 tsp

Water – 2  tsp

Spring onions – 1/2 cup chopped

Salt – if required


Blanch the cauliflower in salted hot water for 10 minutes.  Make a thick batter with maida, corn flour, soda powder, salt and pepper.  Coat the cauliflower florets with this batter and deep fry in hot oil.  Heat oil in a large wok and fry the garlic till fragrant.  Add the onions and green chillies and fry till the onions turn pink.  Add the sauces, agino motto, sugar and water.  When it boils, lower the flame and add the fried gobi.  Mix well till the sauce is well coated on the florets.  Garnish with spring onions and serve hot.  Serve ‘Gobi Manchurian’ as a starter or as a side dish for fried rice, noodles, pulao and rotis.  Enjoy with your kids!


1 Comment
  1. Wish i get a plate full of this inviting manchurian.