Gobi Manchurian with Cornflour and Maida

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Total Time:
1.25 hours
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Braise Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1 medium-sized cauliflower (cut into florets)
  • For the batter:
  • 1/2 cup corn flour
  • 1/4 cup maida
  • 2 tsp ginger garlic paste
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil to deep fry
  • For the Manchurian:
  • 1 tbsp - oil
  • 1 tbsp - garlic sliced thin
  • 1 capsicum - cut into half inch squares
  • 1 big - onion, cut into small pieces
  • 1.5 tbsp - soya sauce
  • 3 tbsp - tomato sauce
  • 1 tsp - red chilli powder
  • Salt to taste
  • Spring onions
  • 1 tbsp mixed with 3 tbsp water - corn flour

How to Make Gobi Manchurian with Cornflour and Maida

  • Boil water and add cauliflower florets, salt and turmeric powder.
  • Cook only till half done, drain water and keep aside.
  • Mix all the above ingredients with water to form a thick batter.
  • Marinate the boiled cauliflower florets in the batter for 15-30 mins.
  • Then deep fry them till golden brown or until crispy.
  • Heat oil and add sliced garlic, saute for 2 mins, then add onion, capsicum and saute them for 3 mins.
  • Let the onions and capsicum retain their crispiness; do not let them turn brown.
  • Then add spring onions if you are using it and saute well.
  • Now add the red chilli powder and salt.
  • Keep on a high flame and add soya sauce, mix continuously for a few seconds.
  • Simmer and add tomato sauce, mix well.
  • Then add corn flour water mixture, mix well and continue to cook till it becomes thick.
  • Now add toasted/grilled gobis.
  • Mix well again for 3-4 minutes for the flavours to get blended well with the gobis.
  • The gobi pieces should be a little crisp and not soggy at this stage.
  • Garnish with spring onions and serve hot!
  • Recipe courtesy: Sharmis Passions
  • http://www.sharmispassions.com/