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Gobi Manchurian
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Gobi Manchurian

Gobi Manchurian is a classic Indo-Chinese starter dish made with Cauliflower, Onion, Bell pepper, and Sauces. It is a perfect party menu.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Indo Chinese
Servings: 4
Calories: 248kcal
Author: sharmila kingsly

Standard 1 cup measures 240 ml


For Cauliflower Coating

  • 1 Cauliflower Head Medium sized
  • ¼ cup Corn Flour
  • ¼ cup Rice Flour
  • ½ tsp Salt
  • ¼ tsp Pepper Powder
  • Water as needed to form the batter
  • Oil for frying

For Gobi Manchurian

  • 2 tbsp Sesame Oil
  • 8 Garlic Cloves
  • 3 stalk Scallions White Part of the stalk
  • 1 Onion small sized ,sliced as Cube
  • ½ cup Bell Pepper Sliced as cube
  • 2 tbsp Soy Sauce
  • 1 tbsp Tomato Ketchup
  • 1 tbsp Red chilli Sauce
  • 1 tbsp Rice Vinegar
  • ¼ tsp Sugar
  • Salt as needed
  • ½ tsp Pepper Powder
  • 3 tbsp Spring Onions green part to garnish


Blanch the Cauliflower

  • Separate the Cauliflower heads into individual florets of small sizes. Heat water in a saucepan and bring it to a boil. Once it comes to a boil add in a big pinch of turmeric powder and the cauliflower florets.
  • Cook the cauliflower florets for 2 mins. Next, filter and remove the cauliflower Florets

For Frying the Cauliflower.

  • In a mixing bowl add in the Rice flour, Corn Flour, Pepper powder, and Salt. Give a good mix.
  • Add in water little by little and mix a thick paste.
  • Now add in the blanched cauliflower florets and combine everything. The flour batter should stick to the cauliflower.
  • Heat a pan with oil for deep frying. Once it's hot add in the batter coated cauliflower florets and drop fry till it's crisp.

For Making Gobi Manchurian

  • Heat a pan or wok with 2 tbsp of sesame oil. Once it's hot add in the Sliced garlic cloves and white part of the scallions or spring onions.
  • Next, add in the diced onions and bell peppers or capsicum and saute for few secs.
  • Now add in all the sauces. I am using Red Chilli Sauce, Soya Sauce, Tomato Ketchup. Also, add in the Rice vinegar and sugar, and Salt.
  • Mix everything and cook for a min. Adjust the sauce and balance the taste. To this next add in the fried cauliflower florets and combine everything.
  • Cook for another min and switch off the flame. Finally, garnish with spring onions and serve hot.



Calories: 248kcal | Carbohydrates: 20.8g | Protein: 2.6g | Fat: 17.5g | Saturated Fat: 2.3g | Sodium: 979mg | Potassium: 201mg | Fiber: 2.4g | Sugar: 3.7g | Calcium: 21mg | Iron: 1mg
Keyword Gobi Manchurian, Manchurian
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