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Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Cauliflower Manchurian / Gobi Manchurian

Cauliflower Manchurian / Gobi  Manchurian
Cauliflower Manchurian / Gobi  Manchurian is a Chinese recipe and the one I prepared with the mix of Indian style as Indochinese.  For preparation there are two process first to prepare Gobi Fry then make Sauce and mix Manchurian with the sauce as I mentioned below.

Cauliflower Manchurian Gobi  Manchurian
Ingredients for Gobi Fry

One medium size Cauliflower florets
1 tsp of Red Chilli powder
1/2 cup of Corn flour
1/4 tsp of Black Pepper powder
1 tbsp of Ginger Garlic paste 
1/2 cup of all purpose flour / maida
1 tbsp of Soy sauce 
Pinch of Ajinomoto(optional)
Salt for taste
Oil for deep frying
Ingredients for Sauce 

3 no of Green chilli 
1 tbsp of Corn flour 
4 no of Onion
4 tbsp of Tomato sauce
1 tbsp of Soy sauce
1 tsp of Chilli sauce
10 cloves of Garlic 
One inch long piece of Ginger
Small bunch of Spring onion 
Pinch of Ajinomoto(optional)
1/2 tsp of Sugar
Salt for taste
1 tbsp of Oil

Preparation of Gobi / Cauliflower Manchurian Fry
In a big vessel, add water and boil with pinch of turmeric powder and salt, add cauliflower florets in boiling water. Switch off the Stove and keep the pan closed for five minutes; make water to drain water and keep the half cooked cauliflower florets in open air to cool. Now in a bowl mix corn flour, all purpose flour, red chili powder, pepper powder, salt, ajinomoto, ginger garlic paste then add water little by little to make a thick batter , add soy sauce finally and mix well.
Heat oil in a pan, dip half cooked cauliflower florets in the batter and deep fry till crisp.
Preparation of Sauce for Gobi/Cauliflower Manchurian
Finely chop onion, ginger, garlic, green chilli and the bulbs of spring onion.
Heat a pan with oil and add the above chopped items and fry till become soft and color becomes golden, now add salt, ajinomoto, soya sauce, tomato sauce, sugar and some water then boil it for few seconds, now mix corn flour with little water and add in the boiling sauce, cook for few more seconds; corn flour helps to make the sauce thick and gives a glace look to the sauce.

Mix enough quantity of sauce with deep fried cauliflower
Garnish with some spring onion leaves and serve.

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