Cauliflower Fritter Stir Fry- Indo-Chinese Cauliflower Stir Fry
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Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: Indian
Serves: 5 people
  • Cauliflower florets- florets separated from 1 medium cauliflower
  • Oil- enough for frying fritters
For making Batter
  • All purpose flour- 1 cup
  • Corn starch- ¼ cup
  • Chili powder- 1 tsp
  • Salt- 1 tsp
  • Water- 1 cup
For making Stir fry
  • Oil- 2 tbsp
  • Garlic, chopped- 2 cloves
  • Ginger, chopped- 1 tbsp
  • Dried red chilies- 2
  • Onion, sliced thin- 1
  • Green pepper, diced- 1
  • Light Soy sauce- 2 tbsp, low-sodium
  • Dark Soy sauce- 1 tbsp
  • Oyster sauce- 1 tbsp
  • Hoisin sauce- 1 tbsp
  • Tomato Ketchup- 3 tbsp
  • Chili Paste- 1 tsp (or sambal oelek)
  • Water- 2 tbsp
  • Green onions, chopped- ¼ cup
  • Cilantro, chopped- ¼ cup
  • Sesame oil- 1 tsp
  1. Separate the florets from cauliflwer, soak the florets in warm water for 15 minutes, drain the water and keep aside.
  2. In a bowl, combine all the ingredients for making the batter into a smooth batter.
  3. Heat a non-stick pan over medium heat.
  4. Add enough oil for frying.
  5. Dip the florets in the batter and drop into the oil.
  6. Fry till florets have turned golden and cripsy.
  7. Transfer to a plate lined with kitchen paper towel.
  8. Place a non-stick saucepan over medium heat.
  9. Add 2 tbsp oil used for frying the fritters.
  10. Add ginger & garlic, saute for a minite till golden.
  11. Add dried red chilies, saute for a few seconds.
  12. Add onion sliced, stir fry for 2 minutes.
  13. Add greeen pepper, stir fry for 2 minutes.
  14. Add soy sauce, dark soy sauce, hoisin sauce, oyster sauce, tomato ketchup & chili paste.
  15. Combine well and cook for a minute.
  16. Add 2 tbsp water & cook well.
  17. Add the cauliflower fritters, combine well and evenly coat the fritters in the sauce.
  18. Cook for 2 minutes.
  19. Add chopped green onions & cilantro; stir fry for a minute.
  20. Finally, add sesame oil and stir fry for a minute.
  21. Remove the pan from the heat & keep covered.
  22. Serve in a bowl and enjoy with fried rice, basmati rice, noodles, etc.
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