Cauliflower – 1 medium size cut into small florets
Onion – 2-3 finely chopped
Capsicum – 1 finely chopped
Green chillies – 3-4 finely chopped
Corn flour – 1 cup
Maida – 1 cup
Red chilli powder – 1 tbsp
Soya sauce – 2 tbsp
Red chilli sauce – 2 tbsp
Tomato ketchup – 3 tbsp
Vinegar – 1 tbsp (optional)
Black pepper powder – 2 tbsp
Sugar – 2 tbsp
Oil – for frying / making the dry gravy
Salt to taste
First make the batter by mixing the corn flour, maida, red chilli powder, salt and water. Add water little by little to ensure the batter is neither too thick or thin. The consistency should be like dosa batter.
In a kadai heat the oil for frying and once the oil is hot dip the cauliflower florets in the batter and fry them till they are golden brown in color. Take out the cauliflower florets and keep them aside.
In the same kadai after removing the excess oil add green chillies, onion and capsicum one after the other and saute for a few minutes. Now add ginger garlic paste and saute till the raw smell goes.
Now add soya sauce, red chilli sauce and tomato ketchup and saute for a couple of minutes.
Now add the fried cauliflower pieces, black pepper powder, sugar and salt and mix well.
Yummy cauliflower manchurian is now ready to taste!!