Cauliflower Manchurian Recipe

Cauliflower Manchurian

Cauliflower Manchurian is a popular Indo Chinese dish. This can be made for a super delicious appetizer or main dish. This Vegetarian Manchurian satisfies both your savoury and spicy cravings! It consists of fried cauliflower simmered in a flavorful gravy made with soy sauce and red chili sauce.

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[one_fourth]Prep Time:15 minutes[/one_fourth] [one_fourth]Cook Time:30 minutes[/one_fourth] [one_fourth]Servings:4 [/one_fourth] [one_fourth_last]Difficulty Level: Easy[/one_fourth_last]


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  • 500 gm cauliflower, cut into florets
  • 3 tbsp plain flour
  • 2 tbsp cornflour
  • 2 tbsp rice flour
  • 1 tbsp ginger-garlic paste
  • 1 tsp green chili paste
  • 1/2 cup warm water
  • salt to taste
  • Oil for frying

For Manchurian Sauce:

  • 2 green onions, finely chopped
  • 1 capsicum, finely sliced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp ginger, minced
  • 2 green chilies, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp red chili powder
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp chili sauce
  • 2 tsp vinegar
  • 3 tbsp tomato ketchup
  • 1/2 tsp brown sugar
  • salt to taste
  • 2 tbsp sesame oil
  • 2 tbsp fresh coriander leaves

[/tab] [tab]Yield: 4 servings

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Step 1

Cut cauliflower into florets then soaked in salted warm water for 15 minutes and drained.

Step 2

Heat oil for deep frying in a heavy based pan.

Step 3

In a small bowl,add plain flour, cornflour, rice flour, salt, ginger-garlic paste, chili paste and water to make a thick paste.

Step 4

Dip the cauliflower florets into the batter such that its well coated.

Step 5

Place each floret that is well coated with the batter into the hot oil.

Step 6

Do not crowd the vessel.

Step 7

Reduce flame and deep fry till the floret is almost cooked.

Step 8

Increase the flame towards the end of the cooking process and fry the florets till it turns golden brown.

Step 9

Then remove from the oil and drained on paper towel and keep aside.

Step 10

For Manchurian Sauce: Heat oil in a large wok then add the chopped garlic and stir fry for 30 seconds.

Step 11

Add the green chilies and ginger and stir fry on high heat for 30 seconds.

Step 12

Add the white portion of spring onions and stir fry on high heat for 3-4 minutes. Constantly tossing them.

Step 13

Add the sliced capsicum and stir fry for another 2 minutes.

Step 14

Reduce the heat to medium and add the brown sugar, soya sauce, tomato ketchup, chili sauce and vinegar.

Step 15

Mix well and cook for 2-4 minutes.

Step 16

Then add 3-4 tbsp of water and cook for 2minutes.

Step 17

Add the fried cauliflower and mix well.

Step 18

Toss on high flame for 1-2 minutes.

Step 19

Turn off heat.

Step 20

Garnish with the chopped spring onion greens and coriander leaves. Cauliflower Manchurian is ready to serve.

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  • Serve with boiled rice.

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