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Gobi Manchurian Dry Recipe

How to prepare Gobi Manchurian Dry Recipe (Cauli flower Manchurian recipe). Gobi/Cauli Flower Manchurian is an Indo-Chinese recipe. It is very popular in India and very easy to cook. You can cook this recipe in two different ways.

1. Gobi Manchurian Dry or Gravy Recipe

For both the above type, the preparation and ingredients are almost same. If you want to cook Manchurian gravy, then you just need some extra amount of ingredients. That is the only difference.

Preparation Time: 10 mins      Cooking Time: 10 mins Yield: 2 servings    Recipe Type : Veg-Stater


  • Cauliflower( 1 medium size) cut into florets
  • Refined Oil for dip frying

For Batter

  • All purpose flour/Maida (3 Tsp)
  • Corn starch (1&1/2 Tsp)
  • Black pepper powder ( 1/4 Tsp)
  • A pinch of Red food color(optional)
  • Ajinomoto(Chinese salt)(Optional)
  • Salt to taste
  • Water as required
  • Red chili powder(1/2 tsp)

For Sauce

  • 1 Tsp Oil
  • ½ Medium size onion finely chopped
  • Finely chopped ginger ( 1Tsp)
  • Finely chopped garlic(2 Tsp)
  • 1 Green chili chopped
  • Tomato Sauce(2 Tsp)
  • White vinegar(1 Tsp)(Optional, Can use Lemon Juice)
  • Soya sauce(1/2 tsp)
  • Corn flour(1/2 Tsp)
  • Red chili sauce to taste
  • Water
  • Spring onions for garnishing

Method of Preparation

  1. Cut the cauliflower and keep it immersed in hot water with salt for 8-10 minutes and drain.
  2. Take Maida in a bowl, add corn flour, salt, black pepper powder, ajinomoto, food color(optional) and add water. Stir well and make a medium thick batter.
  3. Deep florets in batter and deep fry till nice golden color and keep it aside.
  4. Heat oil in a pan, add chopped onions and fry till onions become soft.
  5. Add chopped ginger and green chilies and fry 30 seconds. After that add chopped garlic and again fry for 30 secs.
  6. Add tomato sauce and Red Chili Sauce and cook until Oil starts to separate from mixture.
  7. Add Soya Sauce and Vinegar and mix well.
  8. Add 1/2 tbsp of corn flour, add some water, mix well.
  9. Add fried cauliflower fritters, coat well with sauce and cook on high heat for 3-4 minutes.
  10. Now your gobi Manchurian Dry is ready. Garnish with spring onions.
  11. Serve immediately.


  • You can increase the spiciness by adding green chilies, it’s all your choice.
  • Also you can add little sugar as per your taste.