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Cauliflower Manchurian

Cauliflower Manchurian
Tried this Indian version of Manchurian and it just tasted awesome with Fried Rice. One of the must try recipes for vegetarians and the recipe follows..

cauliflower manchurian

Recipe For :2

Preparation Time : 40 minutes


Cauliflower Florets      - 1 cup
Big Onion                     - 1
Capsicum                      - 1
Garlic Pods                   - 4
Maida                           - 1/2 cup (All Purpose Flour)
Corn Flour                    - 1/4 cup
Tomato Ketchup           - 2 tbsp
Soya Sauce                    - 4 tbsp
Chili Sauce                    - 2 tbsp
Salt                                 - As required
Pepper Powder               - 1 tsp
Spring Onions                - few
Oil                                  - 2 tbsp + for frying


  • Chop cauliflower florets into medium size pieces. Boil water in a sauce pan. When water boils, switch off the flame ,add florets and a pinch of salt to the pan.  Set it aside for 10 minutes. After that drain excess water and take out florets.
  • Take a bowl. Add Maida, corn flour, salt, pepper powder and 2 tbsp of soya sauce to it. Mix everything well. Add water in small instances and prepare a thick batter.
  • Heat oil in a frying pan. Dip florets in batter and immediately fry it in oil. Drain excess oil from florets.
  • Chop finely Big onion, Garlic, Spring onions and Capsicum.
  • Heat oil in a pan. Add chopped onions, and garlic to it.
  • After they turn translucent, add chopped capsicum.
  • Saute for a minute and then add Tomato ketchup, remaining Soya Sauce and Chili sauce. Add enough salt and give a quick stir. Soya sauce already has salt. so add salt little less than usual. Add fried florets and toss everything together.
  • After sauces get coated on florets, switch off the flame and garnish with spring onions.