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Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Gobi Manchuria


Here comes my first post of 2012. I have to say whole heartedly that 2011 was a blast & we (Me & Hubby) rocked every minute of it.On my personal end I have blogged for most of the year, improved in photography & top of all I lost 7kgs of weight. Got to see what's there in store for me this year :)


Ingredients:
For crisp gobi 
1 Medium Gobi
2 Tbs all purpose flour
2 Tbs corn flour
1 Tbs rice flour
1 Tbs ginger garlic & chilli paste
Salt
Oil for deep fry
For gravy 
1 Tbs garlic minced 
1 Tbs ginger sliced 
1 Medium onion
2 Green chilli's finely chopped
3 Tbs tomato ketchup 
2 Tbs chilli sauce
1 Tbs brown sugar
1 Tbs soya sauce
2 Tsp vinegar
1 Large tomato puree
2 Tbs chilli powder (Adjust acc. taste)
Salt
3 Tbs oil
Spring onion for garnish



For crisp gobi
Heat a vessel with water.Meanwhile cut gobi into florets & add  gobi to hot water & boil them for 10mins.Stain water & allow gobi to cool. 
In a bowl mix rice, corn, all purpose flour. Add salt & ginger-garlic & green chilli paste to bowl. Mix all ingredients with little water till you get a paste consistency.
Heat oil in a pan. Dip gobi florets in flour mix and add them to oil. Deep fry them crisp & stain them on kitchen towel. 



For gravy
Heat a pan with 3tbs oil. Add garlic & fry it till the raw smell goes. Then add ginger, green chilli & onion to pan.Fry them till onion becomes transparent.Then add ketchup, vinegar,soya sauce, chilli sauce & sugar to pan. Mix them well & allow it to cook for 3mins. Add tomato puree to pan along with salt & chilli powder.Cook for 10mins with a closed lid.
Now add the fried gobi to gravy & mix it well.Garnish it with spring onion on top and serve it warm. 



Note: 
1.You can add capsicum with onions for a crunchy bite. 
2. For a less fat version avoid deep frying of gobi. Grill them or microwave them till they become crisp. 
3. You can avoid frying of gobi totally & can replace it with boiled gobi.




I made ghee roti's & served with onions on side. 
***To round up it was irresistible & just tasted like a dhaba version. 



29 comments:

  1. Awesome dish..I would surely love to give it a try..Thank you so much for posting it..

    Aarthi
    http://yummytummy-aarthi.blogspot.com/

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  2. wow such an yumm n mouthwatering recipe.. the glossy gobi looks so good..

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  3. Wow Sreevalli, this is so tempting!!!! Mouth-watering!!! i m craving for some Gobi manchurian now!!!!

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  4. Super duper delicious it looks. Gobi manchurian is my most favorite side dish :) Loving it.

    Have a fantastic year ahead dear :)

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  5. Love Gobi Manchurian and along with roti . a damn good combinataion for a chinese frankie...i should try it

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  6. here's to a great year ahead ! yum dish

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  7. Looks awesome and perfectly done.Superb...

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  8. very good presentation ...awesome

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  9. Omg, super tempting gobi manchurian,makes me hungry.

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  10. superb one.. Gobi Manchurian is soo much a household fav, I only give up making it coz of the deep fry ... but this recipe is soo good !


    Kalyani
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  11. Last click looks so mouthwatering Sree. Good to hear that you have lost 7 kgs. phewww....

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  12. Love this anytime.. Love to have it anytime

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  13. your manchurian is awesome...happy new year..do visit my blog and participate in my DESSERTS event

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  14. this looks more delicious...perfect recipe...

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  15. My favorite.. making some now :)

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  16. really, with all the blogging and cooking, you also managed to lose weight, defnitely a feat, lovely recipe too

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  17. Delicious and mouthwatering Gobi manchurian...

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  18. yummilicious n awesome post,lovely!!
    Happy New Year!!

    Erivum Puliyum

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  19. Perfect combo!!!!
    This is my first time to visit ur blog.All recipes are really nice and good snap.I am glad to follow u :).If u free now come and visit my space.

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  20. awesome clicks!! all of them drool worthy!!

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  21. Nice click, and good that you lost 7 kgs, I have gained so much! keep it up :)

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  22. who can resist gobi manchurian..looks so yummy..nice clicks..

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  23. Gobi Manchurian looks so very tempting.

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  24. gazy gobhi is loking mouthatering color is impressive

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  25. This is one of my favorite Indian dishes and your recipe is really great. The photos serve as a great tutorial. I hope you have a wonderful day.Blessings...Mary

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  26. 7 kgs!!!! That's impressive! You've gotta give me some tips! :)
    Lovely looking Manchurian..

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  27. hey Sreevalli..Please grab an award from my space :)

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