Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Gobi Manchurian

Onion - 1
Capsicum - 1 (diced to 2 inch pieces)
Green chillies 2-3
Ginger A small piece (finely chopped)
Garlic pods 5-6 (finely chopped)
Red chillies sauce - 1 tsp
Tomato sauce - 2-4 tbsp
Soya sauce - 1 tsp
Vinegar - 1 tsp
Ajinomoto - A pinch
Salt - As reqd
Oil - As reqd

For frying:-
Cauliflower1 Cup
All-purpose flour(Maida) - 1/2 cup
Corn flour 1/4 Cup
Baking soda A pinch
Chilli powder 1 Tsp
Water - As reqd
Salt - As reqd
Oil to deep fry

1. Make a paste of maida, corn flour, baking soda, red chilli powder, and salt. Check the spice level & make a smooth paste.  Add water to make a smooth paste.
2. Clean the cauliflower florets and put them in hot water for about half an hour with salt so that worms, if any, would settle at the bottom of the vessel. & then dip the gobi florets in the paste and deep fry till golden brown.  Keep aside
3. Heat oil in a pan and add chopped ginger and garlic, chopped onions, diced capsicum & chopped green chillies to it. Saute for 2 mins so that the onions and capsicum are still crunchy.
4. Now add the red chilli sauce, tomato sauce, soya sauce, vinegar, and ajinomoto. Saute for a minute
5.Add the fried cauliflower to this and saute, until the masala and the florets get fried together nicely. Serve the cauliflower manchurian hot.

VARIATION:- Can use the same recipe to make Baby Corn Manchurian as well.

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