Gobi Manchurian Recipe

I wanted to make something different and treat myself just because I felt like it. So I decided to enter the kitchen and experiment with drying my hands at Gobi Manchurian.

And it safe to say that I succeeded in the recipe and in fulfilling my cravings to eat something delicious.

I hope you enjoy this recipe and that you do not have to step out to enjoy your favourite Manchurian anymore.

Prep time: 20 mins Cook time: 20 mins Total time: 40 mins

Makes 1 portion. Video instructions below.


• 1/2 medium sized cauliflower

• 1 tbsp maida or all purpose flour + additional for dusting

• 1 tbsp corn flour + additional 1 tsp

• 1/2 tbsp rice flour (optional)

• Red chilli powder

• Salt

• Crushed pepper

• 1-2tbsp garlic chopped

• 1/2 tsp ginger

• 1 tsp white vinegar

• 2 tsp soy sauce

• 3-4 tsp chilli sauce

• 2-3 tsp tomato ketchup

• 1-2 green chilli finely chopped

• 1/2 onion

• 1/2 capsicum

• Water to bind

• Oil for frying


1. In a pan add 2-3 cups of water, salt and Boil the cauliflower forets for upto 2 mins (don’t over boil). Then srain and keep aside.

2. Next we prepare the batter before frying the cauliflower. In a bowl, add the all-purpose flour, corn flour, rice flour, Red chilli powder, salt, crushed black pepper, grated ginger, finely chopped garlic and 2-3 tbsp water and mix well.

3. Add the boiled florets in the mix prepared. Dust with some flour (maida) on top if too liquidy

4. Take a pan add oil for frying. Once hot, fry the coated florets until brown/crispy and keep aside.

5. In a small bowl we prepare the sauce that includes white vinegar, soy sauce, chilli sauce, tomato ketchup and mix well.

6. Check another small bowl and add the con flour and water mix it well and keep it aside.

7. The final step: Take a pan and 1-2 tbsp oil, finely chopped ginger, green chilli, onion, capsicum, slightly mix it no need to cook it. Immediately add in the sauce be prepared and mix it well. Then add in the cornflour mix, and some water if you want it liquidy.

8. Add the fried cauliflower florets to the pan and mix it slightly and your Gobi Manchurian is ready!

Hope you enjoyed this recipe. If you end up trying this, let me know how you like it or tag me on Instagram @foodiesofindia

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