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 :)

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
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)
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. 

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. 


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


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

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

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

    Have a fantastic year ahead dear :)

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

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

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

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

  9. 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 !

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

  11. Love this anytime.. Love to have it anytime

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

  13. this looks more delicious...perfect recipe...

  14. My favorite.. making some now :)

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

  16. Delicious and mouthwatering Gobi manchurian...

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

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  18. 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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  19. awesome clicks!! all of them drool worthy!!

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

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

  22. Gobi Manchurian looks so very tempting.

  23. gazy gobhi is loking mouthatering color is impressive

  24. 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

  25. 7 kgs!!!! That's impressive! You've gotta give me some tips! :)
    Lovely looking Manchurian..

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