Chilli Gobi (Cauliflower) - is one of my favourite vegetarian starter dish, The perfect combination of spice, sweet and sour sauce poured over crispy batter fried cauliflower florets. Its delicious, and goes very well on it own, or can be eaten with roti or fried rice. Its so easy to make. I am sure you guys will love it! Do try and let me know how it turns out in the comments below. Chilli Gobi (dry)
Serves - 4-5 Duration - 30 mins
Cauliflower - 1 medium , cut into small florets.
Capsicum (cubes) - 1
Onion (cubes)- 1
Oil (For deep frying)
Chilli - 4 slit
Ginger Garlic paste - 1tsp
Spring onion - 1
Cornflour - 1/4 cup
Flour - 1/2 cup
Rice powder - 3 tbsp
Ginger garlic paste - 1 tsp
Salt - 1 tsp
Red Chilli powder - 1 tsp
Water - 1 1/2 cup
For Sauce :
Soya sauce - 2 tbsp
ketchup - 3 tbsp
Chilli sauce - 2 tbsp
vinegar - 1 tbsp
Brown sugar - 2 tsp
Salt - 1 1/2tsp
Chilli flakes - 1 tbsp
Cornflour - 2 Tbsp (dissolved in half cup water)
Cut the cauliflower into small florets,wash keep aside.
Boil water in a cooking pot, add salt, add the cauliflower, let it cook for 5 mins. drain it.keep aside.
In a bowl , add flour, rice flour, corn flour, salt, red chilli powder, ginger garlic paste, and water, mix well.
Now add the cauliflower florets. mix well until well coated.
Heat Oil in a deep frying pan, fry the cauliflower until golden brown. Fry all in batches, and keep aside.
In a bowl, Mix ketchup, soya sauce, vinegar, chilli sauce, salt, brown sugar and chilli flakes.
Heat a wok, add 4 tbsp of oil, Ginger garlic paste, half of the spring onions, Onions and capsicum and saute well.
Add the sauce and the corn flour mixture, cook for 2 mins until it thickens.
Once the sauce thickens, add the fried cauliflower, mix well until all the pieces are well coated in the sauce.
Garnish with the remaining spring onion.
Serve hot with Chinese Fried Rice or Hakka noodles / Roti/Naan
* Note- Mix the Fried cauliflower with the sauce right before serving , otherwise it might turn soggy.