March 02, 2016

Gobi (Cauliflower) Manchurian Gravy

Gobi Manchurian!! The name itself tempting to have it isn't it?Here is the best restaurant style Manchurian gravy recipe which is the all time favourite side dish for any Indian bread varieties like Roti, Phulka, Naan and Chapatis.  With available ingredients at home, You can make very easily  the mouth watering Manchurian by following this step by step recipe. The dry Manchurians are the most preferred starters of the IndoChinese cuisine...

Pre time: 20 mins
Cooking time: 30 mins
Serves: 4

Ingredients for making the dry Manchurians:

Cauliflower florets from a medium sized flower
Corn flour 4 tb spoons
Maida(All purpose flour) 3 tb spoons
Ginger garlic paste  3 tea spoons
Salt to taste
Red chilli powder 2 tea spoons
Oil for deep frying

Ingredients for making the gravy:

Finely chopped Onions 1 cup
Finely chopped green capsicum or spring onions 1/2 cup
Finely chopped green chillies 1 tea spoon
Finely chopped garlic  2 tea spoons
Finely chopped ginger 1 tea spoon
Soya sauce 2 tea spoons
Green chilli Sauce 2 tea spoons
Tomato ketchup 6 tea spoons
Red chilli powder 1/2 tea spoon
Corn flour 2 tb spoons mixed with 300 ml of water
Salt to taste
Oil 3 tb spoons

How to make Gobi (Cauliflower) Manchurian Gravy?


Boil water in a broad vessel and put the florets in it and allow to boil for 10 minutes.
Then drain the water out and keep the florets aside.
Mix cornflour, maida, garlic ginger paste, salt, red chilli powder in a broad vessel with some water and bring it to paste consistency.

Put the florets in to it and mix well.
Make sure the florets are well coated with he batter.
(This can be made in advance and be refrigerated)
Heat oil in a pan and fry them till they become golden brown.

Don't put the florets too much into the oil.
Give space for stirring and frying


Heat a wok with oil.
Fry the garlic, ginger, chillies till they become brown.
Add onions and fry. Add the bell peppers/spring onions and stir.
Do everything in the high flame which is the must for any Indo chinese recipe.

Now add all the sauce, salt and chilli powder and mix well.
Pour the corn flour mix into it and stir till the gravy thickens in few minutes.
Switch off the stove.
Add the deeply fried crispy cauliflower manchurians to the gravy before serving to maintain the crispness.