Friday, March 21, 2008

Califlower Manchurian


3 cups califlower florets
1 cup corn starch
1/2 cup all purpose flour
oil for deep frying

For making sauce

2 tbs garlic (chopped finely)
2 tbs ginger (chopped finely)
1 cup onions (chopped finely)
5 to 6 green chillis (grind to a chunkey paste)
1 bell pepper ( chopped in to cubes) optional
1/2 cup cilantro
2 tbs soy sauce
2 tbs tomato ketchup
1 tbs chilli garlic sauce ( optional)
3 tbs oil
1/2 tsp sugar

Boil califlower florets with salt and water for 1o min ,until raw smell is gone,drain and keep them aside
In a bowl make a loose batter of corn starch,all purpose flour,salt and water
Heat oil in a pan ( for deep frying) ,dip califlower florets in to batter and drop in to oil ,fry on medium flame until crisp
Drain in paper towel and keep aside
Heat 3 tbs oil in a wide pan
Add chopped garlic and ginger fry for 2 min then add green chilli paste ,onions and cilantro sautee until onions become soft then bell peppers fry for another 2 min
Now add soysauce,tomato ketchup,and chilli garlic sauce mix everything and add
above fried califlower florets ,mix everything and fry on a high flame for 5 min
Done serve hot

If u want a saucy manchurian to eat with fried rice then add 1 cup water to the above sauce ( before adding fried florets ) bring to boil ,adjust salt then add fried califlower florets mix and add a tbs of corn starch mixture ( 1 tsp cornstarch + 2 tsp water) Mix everything and cook until sauce becomes thick
Done serve hot with fried rice


remya said...

i love gobi are nice....

sandhya said...

the manchurian looks so tempting.... nice pics...

kamala said...

love that manchurian.Can we substitute cornflour for cornstarch

Sagari said...

kamala --ya we can do that

Divya Vikram said...

Looks yummy..I too did this few days back and posted

Cham said...

Yum, love manchurian... Good one

ranji said...

wow..manchuri looks awesome....very very tempting.....nice pics..

Kalai said...

Such tempting photos, Sagari! Looks absolutely yummy! :)

Laavanya said...

Wow this looks fabulous Sagari - Gobi Manchurian is my favorite!! The consistency is great.

Uma said...

Yum, the gobi manchurian looks simply superb, Sagari. Love the photos.

sowmya said...

the picture is tempting me...must have tasted great too!!!

niya said...

Thanks Sagari



Rachel said...

this is one of my favourites...nice!

easycrafts said...


zlamushka said...


What a beautiful dish. I make one myself, too, but with home-made spicy and sour sauce - suan la jiang.

Lavi said...

so tempting gobi's there..

Saswati said...

sagari the snaps are wow and the manchurian looks delicious

Seema said...

Superb Cauliflower Manchurian! We just love it :-)

Daily Meals said...

Manchurian looks outh watering...

TBC said...

Gobi manchurian is one of my fav Indo-Chinese dishes.

Ramya's Mane Adige said...

oh wow!! Looks super delicious... Love the pic