Gobi Manchurian

- One of the must try dishes in Indo-Chinese cuisine for many people is the Cauliflower Manchurian. That can be served as a snack or an appetizer when prepared dry. Go ahead as it will be in your hit list.

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Main Ingredients Cauliflower, All Purpose Flour
Cuisine Indo-Chinese
Course Snacks and Starters
Prep Time 6-10 minutes
Cook time 6-10 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Gobi Manchurian

  • Cauliflower
  • 1/2 cup All Purpose Flour
  • 1/4 cup Corn Flour
  • 1 teaspoon Red chilli powder
  • to taste Salt
  • 1/2 tablespoon Corn flour
  • Oil 2 tablespoons + for deep-frying
  • Cauliflower cut into large florets 1 medium-sized
  • 1 medium Onion finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon Garlic finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon Ginger finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon Green chilli finely chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon White pepper powder
  • 2 tablespoons Soya sauce
  • 2 tablespoons Sweet chilli sauce
  • 2 tablespoons Fresh coriander leaves finely chopped
  • 1 Green onion finely chopped for garnish


  1. Combine together refined flour, corn flour, red chili powder, salt and a little bit of water to form a thick batter.
  2. Dissolve ½ tablespoon cornflour in half cup water and keep aside.
  3. Heat the oil in a pan and deep fry florets coated with batter, till golden brown. Remove and drain on an absorbant paper and keep aside.
  4. Heat two tablespoon oil in a non stick pan. Add the chopped onions, ginger, garlic and green chilies saute for two minutes.
  5. Add white pepper powder, soy sauce, sweet chilli sauce and salt.
  6. Cook for a minute and add the corn flour and water mixture. Add a little water and let simmer till the sauce becomes thick. Add the fried cauliflower florets and cook for another 2-3 minutes.
  7. Garnish with chopped spring onions and coriander leaves.