gobi manchurian

INGREDIENTS

  1. cauli flower (gobi)-1/2 kg
  2. maida-2 tblsp
  3. corn flour-2 tblsp
  4. baking powder or cooking soda-1/2 tsp
  5. ajinomotto-1/2 tsp
  6. salt-1/2 to 1 tsp
  7. garlic -10 flakes(finely chopped)
  8. green chillies-10 to 15(finely chopped)
  9. ginger-1" piece(finely chopped)
  10. capsicum-1 or 2(finely chopped)
  11. sugar-1/2 tsp
  12. tomato sauce-1 tblsp
  13. vinegar-1 tblsp
  14. soya sauce-1 tsp
  15. red chilli sauce-1 tblsp
  16. oil-or frying
  17. bread crumbs- 1 tbsp or as required
  18. spring onions

METHOD

  1. grate gobi ,wash well and drain it(keep in hot water with salt)
  2. mix corn flour,baking powder,maida,salt,chilli sauce,ajinomotto,bread crumbs(if required add little water) along with grated gobi.
  3. divide into small balls
  4. deep fry in hot oil.
  5. in a cup mix vinegar,soya sauce,sugar,tomato sauce.
  6. in a kadai or pan,heat 2 tblsp of oil,add chopped ginger,garlic,green chillies ,capsicum saute.
  7. add all the sauces,saute well
  8. add fried balls saute well
  9. lastly before taking out from gas sprinkle 1 tblsp of water stir for a minute ,add spring onions
  10. serve hot.

VARIATIONS

  1. CAN ALSO DO WITH MIXED VEGETABLES(carrot,beans,cabbage)

RED CHILLI SAUCE

ingredients

  1. red chillies-12
  2. sugar-2 tsp
  3. vinegar-2 tblsp
  4. tomato puree-1/4 cup
  5. garlic flakes-12
  6. lemon juice-1 tblsp
  7. salt- to taste

METHOD

  1. soak chillies,garlic in vinegar over night
  2. grind with sugar tomato puree,salt,
  3. add lemon juice
  4. mix well

can also make use of market red chilli sauce

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