Saturday, March 28, 2009

Gopi Manchurian / Gobi Manchurian

Ingredients :

Cauliflower : 1, large, cut into florets
Onion : 2, diced
 Garlic : 8cloves, chopped
Green chilies : 2, chopped
Ginger : 1/2 inch, chopped
Capsicum : 1, Sliced lengthwise
Soya sauce : 2tbsp
 Red Chili sauce :1tbsp
Tomato Sauce : 3tbsp
Oil for deep frying
Sugar : 1tsp

For batter :
Cornflour : 1/2Cup
Maida : 1/2Cup
Pepper Powder : 1tsp
Orange  Red food color  : pinch (optional)
Salt : 1tsp

Method :

1. Mix cornflour, maida, food color , pepper powder and salt( as per taste) along with little warm water to make a thick paste.

2. In a sauce pan pour oil. Dip Cauliflower florets into this paste and deep fry them until golden brown and set them aside.

3. Now in a kadai heat little oil(you can add the oil in which cauliflower was fried) .

 4. Add chopped garlic cloves and saute well in medium heat for 2-3min. Now add green chilies and ginger and saute well. Add chopped onions and cook them till it turns to translucent.

 5. Now add in capsicum and saute them for 2min. Note that capsicum should remain crispy.

 6. Now add soy sauce+ chili sauce+ tomato sauce+ sugar and saute it for few seconds.

 7. To this add 1/2Cup of water and let it boil for 10mins. Now add the fried and cooled cauliflower and combine well). 

8. Cover with a tight lid and cook for 2min and turn off the flame.

9. Garnish with chopped capsicum and serve hot with roti's, aloo paratha, bread or with mushroom fried rice.

Note :  if you want a thicker gravy  add 1tsp of cornflour to 1/4 cup water and add after 7th step. 


  1. Like always gud click.. Tempting me to grab n run away..

  2. tried this and it came out so perfectly.. thanks Lena