Gobhi Manchurian | How to make Gobhi Manchurian

By Suchitra Kamath  |  25th Aug 2015  |  
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About Gobhi Manchurian Recipe

Gobhi manchurian is one of the most popular Indo-Chinese dish to exist. I have made this dish healthier by baking the cauliflower instead of frying it.

Gobhi Manchurian

Ingredients to make Gobhi Manchurian

  • 1 medium cauliflower cut in florets
  • water: 4 litre
  • cauliflower coating Ingredients:
  • Corn flour: 2 tbsp
  • All purpose flour: 1 tbsp
  • Kashmiri red chilli powder: 1/2 tsp
  • ginger garlic paste: 1/2 tsp
  • Soy sauce: 1 tbsp
  • Sauce Ingredients:
  • Cooking oil: 1 tbsp
  • onion: 1 medium chopped fine
  • garlic: 4-6 cloves chopped fine
  • ginger: 1 inch piece chopped fine
  • green chillies: 4-6 slit
  • Scallions: 2-3 finely chopped
  • Soy sauce: 2 tbsp
  • tomato sauce: 2 tbsp
  • chilli sauce: 1 tsp ( optional)
  • salt to taste
  • sugar 1/4 tsp

How to make Gobhi Manchurian

  1. Bring to a boil 4 litre water with 1/4 tsp salt in a saucepan. Turn off the flame.
  2. Put the cauliflower florets into the water. Let it sit for 5 minutes. Then dry these florets off using paper towels.
  3. Then put these florets into a microwave-safe bowl and steam them for 4-5 minutes. Let it cool.
  4. Preheat the oven to 204 degrees celsius. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and keep it ready.
  5. Once the florets have cooled down, put them in a ziplock/ plastic bag.
  6. Add in cornflour, all purpose flour, red chilli powder, ginger-garlic paste, soy sauce, and shake the bag so that it mixes well.
  7. Now arrange the florets on the baking sheet in a single layer. Bake them for 20-30 minutes, turning them once half-way through.
  8. Note that these florets should be nice and crisp and should not burn.
  9. Meanwhile, heat oil in a wok/frying pan on a high flame.
  10. Add the chopped garlic, chopped ginger and sauté this for a few seconds. Then add in the chopped onions and sauté until the onions turn transparent in colour.
  11. Put in the green chillies and pour in the sauces.
  12. Aslo, put in the baked cauliflower florets and mix all the ingredients well until they are finely blended.
  13. Serve hot as an appetizer or a side dish for lunch/dinner.

Reviews for Gobhi Manchurian (5)

Shabnam Setha year ago

Can we make without microwave

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