Saturday, January 22, 2011

Gobi Manchurian

1. Cauliflower-1, florets separated
2. Cornflour- 1 1/2tsp
3. Soysauce- 2 tbsp
4. Salt
5. Pepper-1 tsp
6. Ginger-Garlic Paste- 1tsp
7. All purpos flour/maida- 2tsp

For Sauce:
9. Onion chopped -3
10. Onion diced-1
11. Half Capsicum/Bell pepper diced
12. Green chillies minsed-6
13. Garlic minsed-7
15. Vegetable Oil/ Canola Oil/ Olive oil- 3 tbsp
16. Oil for frying chicken
17. Celery- 1/2 a cup chopped
18. Spring onion-1/4 cup chopped
19. Soysauce- 1 tbsp
20. Green-Chilly sauce- 1 tbsp
21. Sugar- 1/4 tsp
22. Cornflour- 2 tsp
23. Cilantro- a bunch, finely chopped

1. Separate the florets of the cauliflower, check for any dust or worms in between each florets.

2. In a vessel with water, add enough salt and cook the florets keeping the lid open, till the rawness of the florets go.

3. Drain off the water and keep aside.

4. Mix all the ingredients from 2-8 with the cooked florets and keep aside for half an hour and deep fry them in hot oil.

5. In a pan, pour 3 tbsp oil. Add ginger garlic paste,garlic and green chillies. Saute for some seconds.

6. Add pepper powder,saute for a minute and then add chopped onions. Saute till transparent.

7. Add chopped cilantro and fry for 3 minutes till it cook completely. Add half the celery and half the spring onion. Saute for a minute.

8. Add soysauce and chilli sauce.

9. Add sugar and two glasses of water. Keep the lid closed and let it boil.

10. Once boiled, add the diced onion, bell pepper and the fried chicken.

11. Keep the lid closed till the diced onion starts becoming transparent.

12. Now, keep the lid open and mix well the fried gobi in the sauce.

13. Any sauce or pepper powder or salt, if needed can be added to the gravy at this point.

14. Now add 2 tsp cornflour mixed in 3 tsp water into this.

15. Now the gravy will start thickening. Stir well, otherwise there are chances of cornflour forming lumps.

16. Switch off the flame when the gravy reaches the right consistency you want. If you are serving it as a starter let all the water content dry and only the gobi and the onion remain. Granish with the rest of the celery and spring onion.

17. Serve hot with fried rice or chapathis.

1 comment:

  1. Very nice dinner suggestion, love all the colors can just imagine the flavor of this cooking, thanks.