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Gobi manchurian dry recipe | How to make gobi manchurian dry | Easy snack recipes

Gobi manchurian dry recipe is an excellent indo chinese fusion dish where batter fried cauliflower is sauteed with sauces to perfection!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: starter
Cuisine: Indian, Indo chinese
Servings: 4
Calories: 293kcal
Author: Harini


  • For the batter:
  • 1 medium cauliflower
  • 3/4 cup maida/all purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons cornflour
  • 1/2 teaspoon white pepper powder/crushed pepper corns
  • Salt
  • 1-1/4 cup batter
  • For sauce:
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped green bell pepper
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped yellow bell pepper
  • 2 tablespoons ,finely chopped spring onion whites
  • 1 small onion finely chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon finely chopped ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon finely chopped garlic
  • 2-3 green chillies finely chopped
  • 3 tablespoons tomato sauce
  • 3 teaspoons soy sauce
  • Salt
  • Spring onion greens to garnish


  • Wash and separate the cauliflower florets.
  • Add the cauliflower florets in very hot water.Add a pinch of salt and turmeric powder to it. Mix well and set aside for 10 minutes. Drain the florets and set aside
  • Heat oil for deep frying. Take the flours for batter in a mixing bowl. Add required water and mix well. Make a thick yet flowing batter. Add the cauliflower florets. Mix well such the batter coats well the florets.
  • Deep fry the florets in hot oil until crispy. deep fry in batches.
  • Heat 3 teaspoons oil in a pan and add the crushed ginger and garlic.Saute till the raw smell goes off. Add the spring onions and saute well. Add chopped onions,green chilies and saute well for 5 minutes.
  • Add the chopped capsicum and mix well. Saute in high flame for 5-7 minutes.
  • next add tomato sauce,soy sauce,salt and mix well. Saute well for 7-20 minutes.
  • now add the deep fried cauliflower florets and mix well.
  • Garnish with spring onion greens and serve gobi manchurian dry immediately


1. Be careful while adding salt,as we are adding salt in multiple steps.
2. If you do not want to add sauces,replace tomato sauce with pureed tomatoes and just leave out soy sauce or add little vinegar.
3. Adding cornflour if for crispness.


Calories: 293kcal