Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Gobi 65/ Cauliflower 65

Gobi 65 is a perfect snack or can be served as a starter dish. This is available in almost all the restaurants in India. This is an absolute party dish which can be made easily within no time and which tastes yumm.


My daughter is a big cauliflower lover. Cauliflower in any form, she will finish it off as it is made.I make cauliflower dishes twice a week in the form of pakoda, kurma, gobi paratha, manchurian, side dish for rice and so on. After swimming class she would feel hungry and so once I made this gobi 65 which came out well and so from then on I make this quite often.


This is a very addictive snack because of its flavor and taste. This is a very easy and a simple snack which will be loved by all.
Ingredients:
For batter:
  1. Cauliflower- 1 large
  2. Corn Flour- 2 tbsp
  3. Maida- 4 tsp
  4. Ginger and Garlic paste- 1 tbsp
  5. Red Chilli powder- 2 tsp
  6. Garam Masala Powder- ½  tsp
  7. Curry Leaves-few
  8. Salt- as required
  9. Oil- for deep frying
For tempering:
  1. Oil- 1 tbsp
  2. Cumin Seeds- 1 tsp
  3. Curry Leaves- few
  4. Ginger- 1 tbsp finely chopped
  5. Garlic- 2 Cloves
  6. Curd- ¼ cup
  7. Red Chilli Powder- 1 tbsp
  8. Salt- as required
Method:

  1. Heat water and blanch the cauliflowers for about 20 minutes. Drain completely.
  2. In a mixing bowl, mix the corn flour, maida, ginger and garlic paste, red chilli powder, garam masala powder,salt and curry leaves with required amount of water. Let this marinate for about 20- 30 minutes.
  3. Heat oil in a pan for deep frying. Fry the cauliflower florets till crispy and golden brown in colour. Drain on paper towel.
  4. Heat 1 tbsp of oil, splutter cumin seeds. Add chopped ginger and garlic. Meanwhile in a bowl mix the curd along with red chilli powder.
  5. Mix this curd mixture in the above tempering, saute till the moisture evaporates. Add curry leaves to this, mix well.
  6. Add fried cauliflower and saute for 2- 3 minutes till everything gets blended well.
  7. Serve this as a snack or a starter.




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