Gobi Manchurian Recipe (How to make Gobi Manchurian Dry Recipe)
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Gobi Manchurian Recipe (How to make Gobi Manchurian Dry Recipe)

US measuring cups are used (1 cup = 240 ml)
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Indo Chinese
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 2 servings
Calories 568kcal
Author Kanan


For gobi manchurian recipe:

  • 1 ½ cups Cauliflower (gobi) florets
  • 4 cups Water for cooking florets
  • 3 tablespoons All purpose flour (Maida)
  • 2 tablespoons Corn flour (corn starch)
  • Salt to taste
  • teaspoon Black pepper powder or to taste
  • ½ teaspoon Ginger paste or freshly grated or crushed
  • ½ teaspoon Garlic paste or freshly grated
  • 4-5 tablespoons Water for making batter
  • Oil for deep frying

For the sauce:

  • ¼ teaspoon Corn flour (corn starch)
  • 2 tablespoons Water
  • 2 tablespoons Sesame Oil
  • 2 teaspoons Ginger finely chopped
  • 2 teaspoons Garlic finely chopped
  • 1-2 Green chilies finely chopped
  • ½ cup Onion finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon Tomato Ketchup or tomato sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Soy sauce
  • 1 ½ teaspoons Chilli sauce
  • 1 teaspoon White distilled vinegar
  • Salt to taste
  • Black pepper powder to taste
  • Red chilli flakes to taste
  • 1 tablespoon Spring onion (green onion or scallion) , Green stalk, chopped


Cooking and Frying the Gobi florets:

  • Separate the cauliflower florets into bite size pieces and rinse well.
  • Bring around 4 cup of water to rolling boil on medium-high heat. Add big pinch of salt.
  • Once it starts boiling, add florets and cook for 2-3 minutes only.
  • Immediately drain the excess water and keep the florets into colander. Let the excess water drain out.
  • To make batter, take all purpose flour, cornstarch, salt, pepper, ginger and garlic paste.
  • Add 4-5 tablespoons of water and make smooth batter.
  • Heat the oil in a pan on medium heat for deep frying.
  • Once oil is hot, dip the florets into the batter and add into the hot oil. Do not overcrowd the pan, fry in batches.
  • Keep moving and turning till they get golden brown and crispy from all around.
  • Once fried, drain the excess oil using slotted spatula and remove it to paper towel lined plate.
  • Repeat the frying process for rest.

Making Gobi Manchurian recipe:

  • To prepare the corn flour mixture, take corn flour in a small bowl.
  • Add 2 tablespoons of water and make lump free mixture. Keep it aside.
  • Now heat the sesame oil in a pan on medium heat.
  • Once hot add finely chopped ginger, garlic and green chilies. Saute them for 1 minute, do not brown the garlic.
  • Now add chopped onions and mix. Cook till they are soft and translucent or light pink. Again do not brown the onions, just soften them.
  • Now add ketchup, soy sauce and chilli sauce. Mix well.
  • Add salt, pepper and red chili flakes.
  • Also add prepared corn starch mixture.
  • Stir well and cook for 1-2 minutes or till you get the thick sauce. Now turn off the stove and let the sauce cool for 1-2 minutes.
  • Then add fried gobi florets. Toss well so all the sauce is coated evenly.
  • Now add vinegar and spring onion greens.
  • Stir well and it is ready to serve.


Calories: 568kcal | Carbohydrates: 27.1g | Protein: 4.7g | Fat: 50.6g | Saturated Fat: 6.7g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 1142mg | Potassium: 414mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 5.3g
*Nutrition information is a rough estimate for 1 serving
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