Cauliflower Manchurian

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Total Time:
30-45 mins
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Braise Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • Cauliflower - 1
  • Onions - 3
  • Garlic - 8 flakes
  • Ginger - small piece
  • Tomatoes - 4
  • Cumin - 1 tsp
  • Chilli powder - 2 tsp
  • Corinder powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
  • Oil - as needed
  • Salt - to taste
  • Maida all-purpose flour - 1 cup
  • Garam masala powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Red chilli powder - 1 tsp
  • Garnishing:
  • Grated cheese - 2 tsp
  • Coriander leaves - 1 tbsp

How to Make Cauliflower Manchurian

  • Wash and cut the cauliflower into small florets. Cook for 2 mins
  • Mix maida, garam masala, red chilli powder, salt and water without any lumps
  • The batter should be a little thick
  • Dip the cauliflower in this batter and deep fry in the oil till light brown and keep it aside.
  • Heat oil in another pan. Fry onions, ginger and garlic. Allow to cool.
  • Grind these onions, the ginger and garlic into a smooth paste.
  • Blanch tomatoes in hot water and remove the skin and make it into a paste
  • Heat oil, season with cumin and then add the onion-ginger-garlic paste and fry until the raw smell goes.
  • Add tomato paste and fry for 5 mins
  • Add red chilli powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder and salt to that paste and allow it to boil.
  • When it starts boiling, add fried cauliflower. Allow it to boil further until the gravy becomes thick.
  • Sprinkle some grated cheese and garnish with coriander leaves.