Tuesday, May 09, 2006

Cauliflower Manchurian recipe

Ingredients for preparation :
1 small Cauliflower, cut into flowerets
2 tbsp garlic paste
2 tbsp ginger paste
2 tsp red chilli powder
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
2 tbsp green chilli paste
1/2 bunch coriander leaves, chopped finely
A pinch of saffron (or red coloring), dissolved in milk
2-3 green onions (scallions), chopped finely (If you cannot
find green onions, you can substitute with white,
ordinary onions)
1 1/2 teaspoon of garlic, chopped
2 tsp soya sauce
1 1/2 tablespoon of cornflour , dissolved in water
1 tablespoon chapati atta(wheat flour)
1/2 cup rice flour
1/2 tsp baking powder
1/2 cup of cornflour
Juice of 1/2 lemon
Salt to taste
Oil for deep frying the cauliflower
2 tablespoon oil for sauce

In a large bowl,combine the chapati atta , rice flour,
1/2 cup cornflour,baking powder, salt, soy sauce,
1 tablespoon garlic/ginger paste, 1 tsp chilli powder,
turmeric powder and 1 tablespoon green chilli paste.
Mix well with water, till you get the consistency of
thin batter.
Dip the cauliflower flowerets in this batter and
deep fry in oil, drain and set aside.
In a open pan, add some oil and when it smokes
add the remaining garlic and ginger paste.
The minute it starts turning brown, add the chopped
onions and fry only till they start becoming
Now add the chopped garlic and green chilli paste
and fry for a minute.
Add the soy souce and stir for a minute.
Bring down the heat and then add the cornflour-water
paste and the red coloring.
The mixture will start to thicken......keep on stirring
on low heat and when the mixture turns thick enough,
add the chopped corainder leaves and stir for 20 seconds.
The leaves should not lose thier color.
Take this mixture from the heat and pour it onto the
fried caulilower.
If you desire, you can add the cauliflower when the
mixture is in the pan itself in the last stage.
But this will turn the cauliflower soggy..
It all depends on how you like to eat the
Cauliflower manchurian...soft or crispy...


At Thursday, June 15, 2006 7:01:00 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

hi, love your blog. Thanks for sharing. Do you have a recipe for vadai? suddenly craving for Indian food and curries! tks _k

At Sunday, June 25, 2006 5:11:00 PM, Blogger Zee said...

I grow my own cauliflower and I will definitely try to use your kind recipe when they are ripe.
Thanks a million!

At Thursday, August 31, 2006 6:44:00 PM, Blogger ::Alejandro:: said...

Lovely blog my friend. I see we both love food.


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At Tuesday, September 26, 2006 1:32:00 PM, Anonymous chirky said...

How can we contact you to see if you know a specific recipe?

At a local Indian restaurant, they serve a dish called "Kofta Masala" - it's like a vegetable/cheese dumpling or meatball (without the meat, obviously).

Do you know how to make it?

At Thursday, April 26, 2007 4:36:00 AM, Blogger Rosentau said...

I found your "tasty" blog some months ago. My favourite food is absolutely the Indian one. I´ve been anxiously waiting for new recipes but... Please return.

At Friday, November 14, 2008 2:30:00 PM, Blogger Beau Lotus said...

Why did you stop posting?

At Tuesday, December 22, 2009 10:52:00 AM, Blogger workhard said...

Thats a nice one.. will have my cook make this...

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