Mention manchurian and our tongues start to tingle a bit. Manchurian is a Chinese dish made with flour and vegetable dumplings, tossed in rich gravy. The thick and lip-smacking gravy made with a bunch of veggies, soy sauce and cornflour is one fiery medley we can never say no to. Gobhi Manchurian is our very own desi spin to the delicacy. Gobhi is a Hindi word for cauliflower; and as you would know, it is found in abundance in our country. Of late, cauliflower has taken the world of health by storm. It is used extensively in keto-preparations as a substitute to high-carb rice and refined flour. But, in India, gobhi has been an intrinsic part of our daily meals since time immemorial. If you enjoy the robust flavours of Indo-Chinese cuisine, you are sure to like gobhi manchurian too.
This recipe of gobhi manchurian posted on NDTV Food’s YouTube channel is ideal for weekends, picnics and house parties. To make this startling dish, you would need some boiled cauliflower, oil, garlic, spring onions, tomato sauce, chilli sauce, soy sauce, vinegar, black pepper powder, salt, corn flour, red chilli powder, ginger-garlic paste and water. You can pair the manchurian with noodles or rice, depending on your choice.
So, the next time you are craving manchurian, don’t pick up your phone to order. Make it at home with this stellar recipe video! For more interesting recipes, kitchen trivia and hacks, subscribe NDTV Food’s YouTube Channel.
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