Gobi Manchurian

Cauliflower, Chinese 33 comments

Gobi Manchurian or Cauliflower Manchurian is a very popular Indo-Chinese dish often served as a starter/appetizer. Suited for any occasion, gobi manuchurian comes in two forms – a dry version and a gravy version.

Gobi means cauliflower in Hindi. Chopped and fried cauliflower florets are dipped in a sweet, tangy and slightly spicy sauce and served.

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Gobi Manchurian (Cauliflower Manchurian)

Technically, this is not an authentic Chinese dish. It is more of a fusion food combining both Indian and Chinese cuisine.

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Gobi Manchurian Recipe

Cauliflower Manchurian is a classic, stir-fried Indo-Chinese dish served as an appetizer / starter.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine: Indo-Chinese
Keyword: Cauliflower

Ingredients for Gobi Manchurian

  • 2 cup Cauliflower Florets
  • 1 tsp Ginger minced
  • 3 tsp Garlic minced
  • 2 tblsp Maida (Plain Flour)
  • 1 tsp Corn Flour
  • 1/2 tsp Red Chilli Powder
  • a pinch White Pepper Powder
  • 1 tblsp Soy Sauce
  • 1/4 cup Red Onion diced
  • 1/4 cup Green Capsicum diced
  • 1 Green Chilli slit, halved
  • 1/2 tsp Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 3 tsp Chilli Garlic Sauce
  • 2 tblsp Ketchup
  • 2 tblsp Spring Onions finely chopped
  • 1/2 tsp Vinegar
  • as per taste Salt as per taste
  • 1 cup Oil
  • few Coriander Leaves chopped

How to make Gobi Manchurian

  • Wash the florets and boil them for 2 minutes in salt water.
  • Drain and pat dry.
  • In a bowl, combine maida, corn flour, red chilli powder, pepper powder, ginger, garlic, 1/4 tsp vinegar, 1/2 tsp soy sauce and salt.
  • Mix well to make a thick paste.
  • Add the cauliflower florets and toss to coat well.
  • Heat oil in a pan.
  • Deep fry the florets and keep aside.
  • Heat 2 tblsp oil in a different pan.
  • Saute the onions, capsicums, ginger garlic paste and green chillies for a minute.
  • Add the fried florets along with soy sauce, ketchup, chilli garlic sauce and salt.
  • Mix well until it becomes dry.
  • Add the spring onions and stir for a few minutes.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves.
  • Serve hot.


  1. thz z amazin

  2. Excellent.. really tasty.. 🙂

  3. good….after reading this i really did good job…thank u!!!

  4. We just tried it yesterday. Came our really well !!!
    Thanks for the excellent recipe 🙂

  5. i Like this recipe

  6. ooooooooooooooookkkkkkkkkkkkkkkk

  7. actressphotos

    mouth watering recipe thank u

  8. superb i loved it..

  9. very nice


    I tried this at home, being an amateur recipe maker, I didnt know i can do very good manchurian, So thanks to the uploader.May his recipe prevails in future and guide us for amateur cooks.Thank you.

  11. Very Good Recipe…..

  12. i have cook and see

  13. health tip:i bake the florets instead of frying them..tastes just as good minus the extra calories

  14. The recipe is very much practical and useful.It turned out to be tasty and nice!!

  15. interesting to prepare & have it with family

  16. good recipe

  17. Nice receipe..definately try this evening..

  18. durgaprasad

    i like the recipe

  19. Seems delicious!!!but without corn-flour and vinegar Will there be difference to the recipe if i don’t add them n use only flour/besan.

  20. good

  21. wanna try ths weekend seeing the responce

  22. seein the response wanna try ths weekend 😉

  23. neha verma

    It is really a mouth watering dish.

  24. Sounds easy, Will surely try to make it this evening !

  25. its really tempting.really good to taste mouth watering

  26. Manjit kaur

    it is nice any time snack as well. keep it up and post some other healthy and quick recipes.

  27. quite authentic

  28. it was so yummy!! easy to prepare…scrummy gobi manchurian in now one of our favourite dishes!

  29. easy to make

  30. delecious n quick recipe with hygenic value

  31. nice recipe. do we need to add soy sauce or is it optional?

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