Gobhi Manchurian is an Indian Chinese fried cauliflower served as an appetizer or a snack. The Cauliflower has a crispy coating and is tossed with a mouth-watering spicy sauce.
There are two different variants of gobhi Manchurian, dry and with gravy. Both variants are prepared by using common ingredients like cauliflower, corn flour, all purpose flour,spring onion, soy sauce, chilli sauce, minced garlic, ginger,ground pepper, etc. and has typically garnish with spring onion.Its taste can vary from a mild spicy to hot depend on individual taste buds.
3 tbsp corn flour
5 tbsps all-purpose flour
¼ cup water
1 tsp black pepper powder
orange food color (a pinch) optional
Salt to taste
oil for deep frying
Ingredients for Manchurian Sauce
1 medium onion
½ cup chopped spring onions(white bulb)
1tbsp finely chopped garlic
2 tsp finely chopped green chillies
2 tsp finely chopped ginger
1 tbsp corn flour
1/4 cup water
1 tbsp soy sauce
1 tbsp tomato ketchup
1 tsp red chilli sauce
1 tbsp cooking oil
salt to taste
spring onion (for garnish)optional
Heat oil in a wok or a deep fryer, till it’s becoming hot we will dissolve the corn flour and all purpose flour along with pepper,food color and salt in water.Add the cauliflower florets and mix until the florets get coated with the flour mixture.Add about 5 florets at a time into the hot oil and fry until golden brown.Remove from oil and drain on a paper towel. Keep aside.Mix the corn flour with ¼ cup of water. Add soy sauce, ketchup, chilli sauce & salt.Heat oil in a wok or frying pan on high heat; add onion saute till it becomes pink after that add garlic, ginger, green chillies, spring onions and stir-fry for a few seconds.Add the corn flour mixture to the above and cook for a few minutes until thick and the corn flour is cooked.Turn off heat. mix well,fried cauliflower with the Manchurian Sauce and serve.Before serving garnish with spring onion leaves.