Recipe: Gobhi Manchurian

Udupi Today Media Network


The popular Chinese manchurian recipe made with the goodness of cauliflower.




500 gm cauliflower - grated

2 eggs - slightly beaten

3/4 cup refined flour

1/2 tsp garlic paste

1/2 tsp ginger paste

1/4 tsp ajinomoto - optional


Oil for deep frying

2 Tbsp oil

1 tsp finely chopped garlic

1/2 cup finely chopped onions

1 large capsicum - chopped

For Sauce, Mix together:

3 Tbsp corn flour, blended with 1/2 cup water

2 Tbsp vinegar

2 tsp salt

2 tsp soya sauce

1/2 cup tomato puree

2 Tbsp chopped celery or 1/4 tsp celery


1/4 tsp ajinomoto - optional

2 cups water



Mix together the cauliflower, egg, flour, garlic and ginger paste, ajino moto and enough water so as to have a thickish batter.

Leave thus for 5-10 minutes.

Heat the oil and keeping the heat high drop heaped teaspoonfuls of batter and fry to a golden brown.

Drain on absorbent paper till required. Heat the 2 tbsp oil, and stir-fry the garlic and onion in it over high heat, till the onions look glossy.

Add the capsicum and turn around a few times.

Add the sauce mixture, and simmer till the sauce thickens and becomes translucent.

Add the fried balls, turn around a few times and serve.



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