Easy Cauliflower Manchurian

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 3
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1/2 kg - cauliflower
  • 200g - tomato
  • 200g - onion
  • 50g - ginger-garlic paste
  • 2 tbsp - garam masala
  • 1/2 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 2 tbsp - red chilli powder
  • 1 tbsp - coriander powder
  • 150g - corn flour
  • 2 small sticks - cinnamon
  • 4 - cloves
  • 200g - oil for frying
  • 8 or 10 - mint leaves
  • coriander
  • 1 tbsp - ghee
  • salt to taste

How to Make Easy Cauliflower Manchurian

  • For Manchurian:
  • Cut the cauliflower into pieces and soak in hot water for 10 minutes and then drain it.
  • Mix corn flour, 1 tablespoon of ginger-garlic paste, garam masala, turmeric powder, and salt to form a mixture of semi-liquid consistency.
  • Heat oil in a deep pan and coat cauliflower pieces in the corn flour mixture.
  • Fry them till they get a golden tinge.
  • Place them on a tissue paper so that the excess oil gets absorbed.
  • For the gravy:
  • Soak the tomatoes in boiling water for a few minutes, peel the skin, and grind it to form a thick paste.
  • Heat the pan and pour 2 tablespoons of oil.
  • Saute cinnamon, cloves, and onion, and add 1 tablespoon of ginger-garlic paste.
  • Fry for a few minutes.
  • Now add tomato paste, saute it well, and then add chilli powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder, 1 teaspoon of garam masala, and salt.
  • Then add 1 tablespoon of ghee to get a good aroma.
  • Dissolve 1 tablespoon of corn flour in 1.5 cups of water to the mixture.
  • Add it to the pan and cook for a few minutes.
  • Turn off the heat.
  • Pour it on a serving bowl and dip the prepared Manchurians.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves and mint.
  • Serve hot with chapatis.