Goobi Manchuri is one of our fav street food.....before marriage i was the one who use to prepare this goobi manchuri at home..my mom and other's use to help me on the preparation..it was gr8 fun to prepare anything at that time...we all get together and prepare,,,,now of course i am all alone to prepare,,but we love to eat together with lots of fun......
medium sized cauliflower 1
All-purpose flour/maida 2 TBSP
Cornflour 2 TBSP
Rice flour 1/2 TBSP(optional)
chilly powder 1/2tsp
corinder powder 1/2tsp
turmaric powder 1/4tsp
approx a little less than 1/2 cup warm water
For Manchuri :
White onion,1/2 cup finely chopped,
Green chilly 2, finely sliced
Finely minced garlic 1 1/2 TBSP
Finely sliced ginger 1/2 TBSP
Green chilly 2 finely chopped
Soya sauce 2 TBSP
Green chilly sauce 1 TBSP
Vinegar 2 TBSP
Tomato sauce 3 TBSP
salt as required
Cooking oil 1 1/2 TBSP
Coriander leaves 1 TBSP finely chopped
oil for deep frying in a heavy bottomed pan.
Cut the cauliflower into florets, place in salted warm water for 10-12 mis, drain and keep aside.
In a bowl, mix All purpose flour, cornflour, rice flour, salt, turmeric,chilly powder, coriander powder, ajinomoto and water to make a thick paste. Dip the washed and drained florets into the batter and keep it for 1/2 and hour..so that each floret is well coated with the batter.
Keep the oil pan on heat...once hot dip each floret separate in the hot oil. Do not crowd the pan. Reduce flame and deep fry till the gobi is almost cooked. Increase the flame towards the end of the cooking process and fry the gobi till it turns golden brown. Remove onto absorbent paper and keep aside.
Heat oil in a large wok and once the oil is piping hot, add the chopped garlic and stir fry for a few seconds. Add the green chillis and ginger and stir fry on high for a few seconds.
Add the chopped onions and stir fry on high for 3-4 mts, constantly tossing them.
4 Reduce to medium heat and add soya sauce, tomato ketchup, chilli sauce and vinegar. Combine well and cook for 2 mts. Add 3-4 tbsps of water and cook for 2 mts.
5 Add the deep fried gobhi and combine.
Toss on high flame for 1-2 mts. Turn off heat. Garnish with the chopped coriander leaves. and serve hot.
Serve with tomato ketchup ...........yummy..