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Cauliflower Manchurian Recipe / Gobi Manchurian Dry

Written By Angela Steffi on Monday, July 18, 2016 | 3:57:00 PM

Gobi Manchurian is an exciting recipe from Indo-Chinese cuisine featuring crispy cauliflower florets dancing in a tantalizing spicy sauce. Cauliflower is a low calorie, high fiber vegetable which is highly nutritious.
This is the dry version of Gobi Manchurian.If you want to make a  gravy version dissolve 1 tbsp of corn flour in 1 cup of water and add to the sauce mixture just before adding the fried cauliflower florets.

 Serving Size: 4

Cooking Time : 30 mins             

Difficulty: Spice Level:
Cauliflower (medium sized)
1/4 cup corn starch
1/2 cup all purpose flour/ maida
1/2 tsp pepper powder
1 tsp Chili sauce

required water


For Manchurian: 
2 tbsp  Oil
1 tbsp grated ginger
1 tbsp grated garlic
1/2  Bell pepper
2 tbsp Chilli sauce
2 tbsp Tomato sauce
1 tsp soy sauce
1 tsp pepper power

Required salt

spring Onion for garnishing

Cooking Method

Step 1) Combine the dry ingredients 1/4 cup corn starch , 1/2 cup all purpose flour, salt, 1/2 tsp pepper powder,1 tsp chili sauce and add 1/2-3/4 cup of water and make it into a thick batter
the batter should be thick enough to coat the surface of the cauliflower

Step 2) Cut the cauliflower into medium sized florets and coat it well with the batter (you can also blanch the cauliflower(cook the florets in water for 3-5 minutes)

Step 3) Fry the coated florets in hot oil and keep it aside

Step 4) In a pan heat 2 tbsp oil and add 1 tbsp of finely chopped ginger and 1 tbsp of finely chopped garlic and after the raw smell is gone add 1 finely chopped onion and 1/2 capsicum (bell pepper)

Step 5) Add the sauces 2 tbsp chili sauce, 2 tbsp tomato sauce(ketchup) and 1 tsp SOY sauce (if the soy sauce is milder add 2 tsp) mix well and add some pepper powder 
Reduce the amount of salt because all these sauces has lot of salt content in it 

Step 6) now add the fried cauliflower florets and mix well with the ingredients and garnish it with some chopped spring onion

Our delicious Cauliflower manchurian dry / Gobi Manchurian is ready to be served. Happy Cooking !!!

About Angela Steffi

I am an avid food blogger with a great passion for food. I am always eager to try new recipes and modify recipes and experiment with them. I have two cooking channels on Youtube CLASSIC MASALA HUT (for english recipes) and MADRAS SAMAYAL (for Tamil recipes).


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