Recipes - Cauliflower Manchurian

20-25 nos. florets of cauliflower(med)
A pinch of ajinomoto
Oil for deep frying

For the Batter:
½ cup Plain flour
¼ cup Cornflour
¼ tsp. chilli powder
1 ½ tsp. ginger+Garlic paste
¼ cube chicken stock
A little water
Colour (optional)

For the Sauce:

2 tbsp. Oil
2 tbsp. finely chopped spring onion
1 tbsp. finely chopped garlic
1 tbsp. finely chopped ginger
½ tbsp. finely chopped green chilies
1 big finely chopped onion
¼ tsp. white pepper
3 tbsp. soya sauce
¼ tsp. sugar
¼ cube chicken stock
Cornflower mixed with water-1tbl.sp.mixed with ¼ cup water
1 cup vegetable stock
1 tsp. seasoning

Wash the cauliflower florets, sprinkle a little salt and ajinomoto and set aside.  Combine all the ingredients mentioned under batter. Beat well and prepare a thick coating batter. Mix the cauliflower florets and keep for 15 mts. Heat the oil in a frying pan. Deep fry the cauliflower. Drain when golden brown . Set aside. Heat 2 tbsp. of oil in a pan. Add the onions, spring onions, ginger, garlic and green chillies. Fry 1minute.  Add the stock, pepper, soya sauce,  seasoning, chicken stock, sugar. Simmer uncovered for 1-2mts.  Add the cornflour mixed with water and stir continuously so that the sauce becomes thick.  Add the fried cauliflower florets just before serving. Garnish with spring onions top.

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  • Malitha veera Monis, Kodugudde, Shirva

    Wed, Mar 09 2011

    Thanks Pamela, I tried it and it came out nicely as well as it was delicious. Thanks

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