Gobi Manchurian By sonaprem


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Enjoy the flour coated Manchurian balls made from cauliflowers or gobhi in the Gobi Manchurian recipe with rice or noodles. The sweet and spicy Manchurian sauces makes the gobhi Manchurian a much sought after dish in Oriental cuisine.

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Preparation Time: 00:30   Cooking Time: 00:30   Total Time:    
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16 medium sized cauliflower florets
a pinch of M.S.G
oil for deep frying

For the batter
1/2 cup plain flour (maida)
1/4 cup cornflour
1/4 tsp chilli powder (optional)
salt to taste
a little water

For the sauce
2 tbsp oil
2 tbsp finely chopped spring onions (optional)
1 tbsp finely chopped garlic (lehsun)
1 tbsp finely chopped ginger (adrak)
1 tbsp finely hopped green chillies
1/4 tsp white pepper powder
2 tbsp soy sauce
1/4 tsp sugar
a pinch of M.S.G
1 tbsp cornflour mixed with ¼ cup water
1 cup Vegetable Stock or water
salt to taste

  1. Wash the cauliflower florets, sprinkle a little salt and ajinomoto and set aside for 5 minutes.
  2. Combine all the ingredients mentioned under batter. beat well and prepare a thick coating batter.
  3. Heat the oil in a frying pan. dip the cauliflorets one by one in the batter and deep fry.
  4. Drain when golden brown. set aside.
  5. Heat 2 table spoons of oil in a pan. add the spring onions, ginger, garlic and green chilies. fry for ½ minute.
  6. Add the stock, pepper, soya sauce, sugar, ajinomoto and salt. simmer uncovered for 1 minute.
  7. Add the cornflour mixed with water and stir continuously, so that the sauce becomes thick.
  8. Add the fried cauliflowerets just before serving.
  9. Garnish with spring onion tops.

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This recipe was contributed by sonaprem on 13 Feb 2002

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