Easy Chilli Gobi Recipe | Cauliflower Fritter Stir Fry | Indo Chinese Appetizer
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Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: Indo Chinese
Serves: 4 People
  • Cauliflower, florets- 1 medium cauliflower
  • Oil- to fry fritters
For making batter
  • All-purpose flour- 1 cup
  • Corn starch- ½ cup
  • Soy sauce- 2 tbsp
  • Ground Black Pepper- ¼ tsp
  • Water- 1 cup to make thick batter
For making chili gobi
  • Oil- 1½ tbsp (used for frying cauliflower fritters)
  • Garlic, chopped very small- 1 tbsp
  • Ginger, chopped small- 1 tbsp
  • Green onions, chopped- 1 stalk
  • Onion, minced- 1
  • Green pepper, chopped small- 1
  • Soy sauce- 2 tbsp
  • Dark Soy sauce- 1 tbsp
  • Tomato paste-3 tbsp
  • Rice vinegar- 1½ tbsp (or add 1 tbsp white vinegar)
  • Chili sauce or paste- 1 tbsp
  • Cilantro, chopped- 3 tbsp
  • Green onions, chopped- 3 tbsp
  1. Separate the cauliflower florets. Wash thoroughly under running water.
  2. In a bowl, combine all the ingredients "for making batter", the batter shouldn't be too thick nor too thin.
  3. Place a non-stick pan over medium heat, add enough oil for deep frying.
  4. Dip the cauliflower florets into the prepared batter and fry it in oil till golden and crispy.
  5. Transfer the cauliflower fritters on a kitchen paper towel.
  6. Place a wok or non-stick pan over medium heat, add 1½ tbsp oil used for frying cauliflower.
  7. Add chopped ginger and garlic, saute till golden in color.
  8. Add green onions, saute for a couple of minutes.
  9. Add minced onion, saute till translucent.
  10. Add green pepper and stir fry till pepper turns soft.
  11. Add soy sauce, dark soy sauce, tomato paste, and rice vinegar, combine well.
  12. Add chili sauce or paste as per your heat level. Combine well.
  13. Add the cauliflower fritters, combine well with the sauce and stir fry for 3 minutes.
  14. Add cilantro & green onions, stir fry for a minute.
  15. Transfer to a plate and serve with plain rice or fried rice.
  16. You could even wrap this in roti, chapati, or tortilla and enjoy.
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