Gobi Manchurian

Gobi Manchurian

Gobi Manchurian is a vegetarian appetizer which boasts the flavor of Chinese in Indian cuisine. If you wish to serve it to your guests, you can check out this recipe and get going with it.

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Yields1 ServingPrep Time10 minsCook Time25 minsTotal Time35 mins

Ingredients for Gobi Manchurian:
 250 g Cauliflower
 ¼ tsp Salt
 ½ cup Water
To make Manchurian Sauce:
 1 tbsp Finely-chopped garlic
 ½ tbsp Finely/chopped ginger
 1 Chopped Green Chili
  cup Finely-chopped onions
 ¼ cup Bell paper
 1 tbsp Soya sauce
 3 tbsp Red chilli sauce
 2 tbsp Tomato ketchup
 ½ tsp Rice vinegar
 1 tbsp Sugar
 Salt as per taste
 4 tbsp Water
 2 tbsp Chopped spring onion greens for garnish
Preparation for Gobi Manchurian:
1

After washing 250 gms of Gobi, cut the florets into medium size.

2

Put them into 3 cups of warm water and let rest for about 5 minutes

3

Clean the cauliflower until there remains no moisture

4

Put some oil in the pan and reduce the heat to medium for deep frying

5

Meanwhile you can prepare the batter by combining cornstarch, flour, red chilli powder, black pepper powder and salt in a mixing bowl

6

Keep adding water in little quantities and make sure that the batter should neither be very thick, nor runny. So it must be balanced.

7

Then you can add the gobi florets in the batter to coat them well. Add the gobis in batches

Frying the Cauliflower:
8

Let the oil get hot enough to reach the right temperature for frying

9

Add the cauliflower florets gently into the hot oil to fry until they turn golden brown

10

Keep stirring at regular intervals for even frying

11

Drain the oil into a kitchen tissue and your fried gobis are ready

To make Gobi Manchurian:
12

Heat ½ tablespoon of oil in a pan that is wide.

13

Once the pan is hot, add garlic, ginger and green chilli and saute them for a couple of minutes

14

Then add the spring onions and bell peppers and saute them in high flame for some more time.

15

Add soya sauce, red chilli sauce, tomato ketchup, red chilli paste, sugar and vinegar

16

Mix them together and add water. Keep cooking and stirring on medium heat until the sauce thickens.

17

Allow the sauce to cool for a couple of minutes

18

Now add the cauliflower and stir gently to coat the gobi well with the sauce.

19

Garnish the dish with the spring onion greens.

20

Serve it as an appetizer or with noodles or rice

Ingredients

Ingredients for Gobi Manchurian:
 250 g Cauliflower
 ¼ tsp Salt
 ½ cup Water
To make Manchurian Sauce:
 1 tbsp Finely-chopped garlic
 ½ tbsp Finely/chopped ginger
 1 Chopped Green Chili
  cup Finely-chopped onions
 ¼ cup Bell paper
 1 tbsp Soya sauce
 3 tbsp Red chilli sauce
 2 tbsp Tomato ketchup
 ½ tsp Rice vinegar
 1 tbsp Sugar
 Salt as per taste
 4 tbsp Water
 2 tbsp Chopped spring onion greens for garnish

Directions

Preparation for Gobi Manchurian:
1

After washing 250 gms of Gobi, cut the florets into medium size.

2

Put them into 3 cups of warm water and let rest for about 5 minutes

3

Clean the cauliflower until there remains no moisture

4

Put some oil in the pan and reduce the heat to medium for deep frying

5

Meanwhile you can prepare the batter by combining cornstarch, flour, red chilli powder, black pepper powder and salt in a mixing bowl

6

Keep adding water in little quantities and make sure that the batter should neither be very thick, nor runny. So it must be balanced.

7

Then you can add the gobi florets in the batter to coat them well. Add the gobis in batches

Frying the Cauliflower:
8

Let the oil get hot enough to reach the right temperature for frying

9

Add the cauliflower florets gently into the hot oil to fry until they turn golden brown

10

Keep stirring at regular intervals for even frying

11

Drain the oil into a kitchen tissue and your fried gobis are ready

To make Gobi Manchurian:
12

Heat ½ tablespoon of oil in a pan that is wide.

13

Once the pan is hot, add garlic, ginger and green chilli and saute them for a couple of minutes

14

Then add the spring onions and bell peppers and saute them in high flame for some more time.

15

Add soya sauce, red chilli sauce, tomato ketchup, red chilli paste, sugar and vinegar

16

Mix them together and add water. Keep cooking and stirring on medium heat until the sauce thickens.

17

Allow the sauce to cool for a couple of minutes

18

Now add the cauliflower and stir gently to coat the gobi well with the sauce.

19

Garnish the dish with the spring onion greens.

20

Serve it as an appetizer or with noodles or rice

Gobi Manchurian