Gobi Manchurian Fried Rice

Gobi Manchurian Fried Rice

Ingredients (Serves 3)

1. Cauliflower –  1 small (Around 2.5 cups), cut into small florets

2. Maida / all purpose flour –  2.5 tbsp + 1 tbsp

Corn starch – 2.5 tbsp

Kashmiri chilly powder – 1 tbsp

Pepper powder – 1/4 tsp

Ginger-garlic paste – 2 – 3 tsp

Baking powder – 1/8 tsp

Salt – To taste

Water – 3 tbsp or as required

3. Basmati rice – 2 cups, cooled completely (Add salt, while cooking rice)

4. Oil – 1 tbsp

Garlic – 1 tsp, minced

Onion – 1/4 , finely chopped

5. Carrot – 1/4 cup, chopped

Cabbage – 1/4 cup, thinly sliced

Spring onion, white part – 2 – 3 tbsp

6. Soy sauce – 1.5 tsp

Red chilly sauce / green chilly sauce – 2 – 3 tsp or to taste(you can also add 1 -2 tsp ketchup if you prefer)

Rice vinegar – 1 tsp

Pepper powder – 1/4 tsp

7. Spring onion, green part – 2 – 3 tbsp, chopped

Butter – 1 – 2 tsp

8. Salt – To taste

Method

1. Combine cauliflower florets with the ingredients numbered 2 until well-coated. Set aside for 15 minutes. Just before deep-frying, add 1 tbsp maida / all purpose flour and mix well.

2. Heat oil in a kadai and deep fry cauliflower florets in 2 – 3 batches over medium high heat  for 5 – 7 minutes until crisp and golden. Transfer to a plate lined with paper towel.

3. Heat 1 tbsp oil and add garlic and onion. Stir-fry for a minute and add carrot, cabbage and spring onion, white part. Stir-fry for a minute and add the ingredients numbered 6. Mix well and add the cauliflower florets (you can add them later, if you prefer). Mix carefully and add cooked rice. Stir-fry for a few minutes. Finally add butter, chopped spring onion and continue to stir-fry for one more minute. Switch off. Serve as is or with any side-dish of your choice. It tastes best after 5-10 minutes.

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Maya Akhil

Wife, Mother, Blogger and above all, an ardent lover of good food. I cook, serve, and eat with almost the same passion. The divine aroma that fills the kitchen when I cook or bake is simply what keeps me going!

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Maya Akhil

Wife, Mother, Blogger and above all, an ardent lover of good food. I cook, serve, and eat with almost the same passion. The divine aroma that fills the kitchen when I cook or bake is simply what keeps me going!

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