Friday, January 7

Gobi Manchurian -dry

For deep frying
cauliflower-1 , cut into small florets
allpurpose flour/ maida-6 tbsp
cornstarch-4 tbsp
chilli powder- 1 tsp or to taste
salt to taste
oil for deep frying
For the sauce
oil-1 1/2 tbsp
yellow onion(medium size)-1 chopped finely
green onions- 1 bunch,chopped (the base white part and top green part seperately)
ginger- a small piece, chopped finely
green chilli- 1 chopped finely
garlic- 5 cloves, chopped finely
corn starch-1 tbsp
chilli sauce-1-2 tsp acc to taste
tomato sauce-1tbsp or to taste
soy sauce-1 tbsp or to taste
salt to taste
Mix all purpose flour/maida ,cornstarch ,chilli powder and salt in a bowl and a little water to make a thick paste (bhajji consistency).
Wash cauliflower florets and add it to the paste. mix it well so that the florets are coated well with the paste.
Deep fry the florets in oil and keep aside.
Heat oil in a pan, add the chopped onions and the base part of the green onions. fry for some time and add the chopped ginger , garlic and green chilli pieces.Add salt to taste.
Saute for a minute and add the chilli sauce, tomato sauce and soysauce.
Mix the cornflour with water and add it the mixture.Simmer the flame and when the sauce thickens add the deep fried cauliflower florets.
Mix well so that the florets are covered well with the sauce. sprinkle the chopped green part of the spring onions and serve hot.