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April 7, 2021

Street Style Gobi Manchurian Recipe – Dry Gobi Manchurian Street Style

Street style Gobi Manchurian

Street style Gobi manchurian recipe was in my try list for long time. In Bangalore, Raja Gobi is getting popular nowadays. Though I haven’t got a chance to taste it, I have seen its making in many Instagram videos. Nearby my house, there is a big market where you can find some carts in road side selling hot and colorful Gobi manchurian in the evening. You can see a crowd of people in the evenings surrounding the cart to enjoy this delicious Gobi manchurian.

I have always wondered what is the difference between street style Gobi manchurian and the ones served in hotels. Once I had a chance to watch the cart vendor making it. He fried Gobi pieces using a readymade Gobi 65 masala powder adding red food color to give the bright look. Once deep fried, it is removed and kept in a big colander. Whenever people asks for a plate of Gobi manchurian, he makes it hot by sauting onion, capsicum, green chilli, ginger, garlic adding soya sauce, chilli sauce, vinegar, ajino motto ( Chinese salt) and tomato ketchup in a very high flame, add little water to bring the saucy consistency and finally adds the deep fried cauliflower pieces. Tosses it quickly in high flame and transfer to a plate garnishing with spring onion or coriander leaves. He did not add corn flour slurry in the sauce mix. So it looks semi dry.  

I found the major difference between the restaurant style and street style Gobi manchurian is the texture. Restaurant style gobi manchurian looks saucy and creamy with a wet texture whereas the street style ones look somewhat dry with a coating of shiny sauce mixture.

Myself and Raksha loves the street style ones more than home style or restaurant style Gobi manchurian. So I tried it recently for Raksha’s birthday. I also referred few YouTube channels for the recipe. It came out so well. We loved it. Friends, do try this street style dry Gobi manchurian at home. You will also love it like us.

Street style dry gobi manchurian

Street Style Gobi Manchurian Recipe

Street Style Gobi Manchurian Recipe

Street Style Gobi Manchurian Recipe - Yummy starter / snack recipe !

Cuisine: Indian
Category: Snacks
Serves: 2
Prep time: 10 Minutes
Cook time: 20 Minutes
Total time: 30 Minutes

For Cauliflower fry/ Gobi 65
  • Cauliflower - 1 Medium sized / 25 florets
  • Maida / All purpose flour - 3 tbsp
  • Corn flour or rice flour - 6 tbsp
  • Kashmiri Red chilli powder - 1 tsp
  • Pepper powder - 1/4 tsp
  • Red food color – a pinch (optional)
  • Salt - as needed
  • Water – few tbsp
For Gobi manchurian sauce mixture
  • Cooking oil - 3 tbsp
  • Garlic - 2 tbsp (finely chopped)
  • Ginger - 1 tbsp (finely chopped)
  • Green chilli or green chilli sauce – 1/2 tsp
  • Big onion - 1 (finely chopped)
  • Spring onion - 2 tbsp (-do-)
  • Capsicum – 2 tbsp (-do-)
  • Red chilli sauce - 1 tbsp
  • Tomato ketchup - 2 tbsp
  • Soya sauce - 1/2 tsp
  • Salt - as needed
  • White vinegar - 1 tsp
  • Water - 1/4 cup
  • Coriander leaves - to garnish
  1. Parboil small size cauliflower florets for 5 minutes.
  2. Drain and remove in a plate. Add maida, corn flour, red chilli powder, pepper powder and salt. Mix well.
  3. Sprinkle little water and make a coating. Heat oil and deep fry in batches.
  4. Drain in a tissue paper. Set aside.
  5. Heat oil in a kadai. Saute garlic, ginger, onion, capsicum, onion and green chilli in high flame for a minute.
  6. Add salt, red chilli sauce, tomato ketchup and soya sauce. Mix quickly.
  7. Add little water and bring to boil. Add fried gobi pieces and mix well to coat the sauce.
  8. Serve hot immediately for best taste.
  • Parboil small size cauliflower florets in a bowl full of hot water. Drain the water and keep it aside.
  • Street style gobi manchurian
  • Take the parboiled cauliflower in a wide bowl. Add maida, corn flour, red chilli powder, pepper powder and salt. Sprinkle little water to coat the gobi pieces. Alternately you can make in bajji batter consistency by mixing the flour, red chilli powder, pepper powder, salt and then dip the gobi pieces.
  • Street style gobi manchurian
  • Heat oil to deep fry.  Add the cauliflower pieces and deep fry in batches. Fry till bubbles reduce. Remove and drain in a tissue paper.

  • Heat oil in a kadai and when it gets heated, add the finely chopped garlic, ginger, green chilli, onion, capsicum and spring onion. Saute in high flame for few minutes. 
    • Street style gobi manchurian
  • Now add the chilli sauce, tomato ketchup, soya sauce, salt , vinegar along with 1/4 cup of water. Mix well. Let the gravy boil for a minute in low flame.
  • Street style gobi manchurian
  • Lastly add the fried gobi pieces, saute in high flame to coat the sauce. Garnish with coriander leaves. Serve hot and enjoy !
  • Street style gobi manchurian


  • For street style Gobi manchurian, you don’t need to add corn flour slurry/ paste to get the saucy texture.
  • Adding more sauce and ketchup is the key here.
  • Also while frying Gobi pieces, make sure you fry them in medium flame to get crispness and color. Frying in high flame makes the gobi dark brown in color.

  Try this street style Gobi manchurian at home and enjoy !

How to make Street style gobi manchurian

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February 15, 2021

Churumuri recipe | Mangalore Style Churumuri - Masala Mandakki Recipe

churumuri recipe

I came across this Mangalore style Churumuri recipe in a YouTube video when I was looking for puffed rice snacks for our weekend evening. Puffed rice is known as Mandakki in Kannada/Karnataka and Kurlari in Mangalore. Churumuri is a popular street food in Mysore, Mangalore Karnataka. This recipe is more like Tamil nadu beach style kara pori recipe with puffed rice mixed with vegetables like carrot, onion, raw mango, tomato, coriander leaves spiced with chilli powder and salt. Its a simple snack recipe but tastes amazing. Usually plain sev and Congress Kadalae / spicy masala peanuts is added to churumuri. But I used roasted peanuts and corn flakes mixture.

During mango season, finely chopped raw mango pieces are used. For variations, you can add some chat masala too.

Friends, do try this easy and yummy Mangalore style churumuri recipe. Enjoy your teatime with this low calorie snack.

churumuri recipe

Churumuri recipe - Mangalore style churumuri recipe

Churumuri recipe - Mangalore style churumuri recipe

Churumuri recipe - Mangalore style churumuri recipe for teatime snacks

Cuisine: Karnataka
Category: Snacks
Serves: 3
Prep time: 10 Minutes
Cook time: 20 Minutes
Total time: 30 Minutes

1 cup = 250ml
  • Puffed rice – 2 to 3 cups (Use fresh and crispy puffed rice)
  • Tomato – 1(finely chopped)
  • Big onion – 1 (finely chopped)
  • Coriander leaves - 2 tbsp
  • Carrot – 1 (Grated)
  • Raw mango – 2 tbsp (chopped finely)
  • Red chilli powder – 1 to 2 tsp (adjust)
  • Salt - 1/4 tsp
  • Coconut oil – 1 tbsp
  • Chat masala – 1/2 tsp (optional)
  • Lemon juice - few drops (optional)
  • Roasted peanuts or Congress Kadale/ spicy peanuts – 1/4 cup
  • Corn flakes mixture or Plain sev – 1/2 cup
  1. Wash and chop onion, tomato, coriander leaves finely.
  2. Wash and grate carrot. In a wide bowl, mix all the veggies.
  3. Add red chilli powder, salt, lemon juice and coconut oil.
  4. Lastly add the puffed rice, roasted peanuts and plain sev/corn flakes.
  5. Mix quickly and serve immediately.

  • Wash and chop onion, tomato, coriander leaves finely. Grate carrot and set aside. If the puffed rice is soggy, first roast the puffed rice in a hot kadai till crispy or microwave in high power for one minute. Roast peanuts in a hot kadai till skin crackles OR microwave in high power for 2 minutes. Keep everything ready and set aside.

  • In a wide bowl, take the finely chopped onion, tomato, grated carrot, coriander leaves, lemon juice, red chilli powder, salt and coconut oil. Mix well.
  • churumuri recipe
  • Lastly add crispy puffed rice ( I used 3 cups), roasted peanuts or Congress Kadale / spicy masala peanuts, plain sev or corn flakes ( I used corn flakes mixture). Mix quickly and serve immediately.
  • churumuri recipe
  • Puffed rice turns soggy soon after mixing. So serve immediately. If you want crispy churumuri, add 3 cups of puffed rice. But add more red chilli powder if you it spicy.churumuri recipe
  • Enjoy with tea/ coffee !


  • Adjust the quantity of chilli powder as per you taste.
  • You can add more or less onion, tomato, carrot based on your need.
  • Always add puffed rice at the end as it gives you crispy churumuri.

Try this easy, yummy Mangalore style churumuri recipe and enjoy !


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November 2, 2020

Diwali Snacks – South Indian Dry Snacks For Diwali

Diwali snacks

In this post, I have shared the collection of simple, easy and top South Indian Diwali snacks / deepavali dry snacks like murukku recipes, mixture recipes, ribbon pakoda, kara sev, kara boondi, thattai, Tirunelveli special snack thukkada, mixture biscuit, maida biscuit etc which is commonly prepared in Tamilnadu and in most of our houses for Diwali. I have shared this snacks list under one page for quick reference. Hope you find it useful. This year I am planning to make Madras mixture/ South Indian mixture recipe. I will include that as soon as I post in my blog. Ok friends, do try these easy snacks for this Diwali 2020 (14th November, Saturday in Tamil nadu) and have a fun-filled celebration. I am sure these snacks would be loved by everyone including children/kids.

Ok, Lets see the list of easy Indian Diwali snacks below. I have also shared some Diwali day neivedyam recipes like Idli, vada, bajji, sambar and chutney for your reference. Last but not the least, 2 diwali special legiyam recipes to enhance the digestion.

HERE is my full collection of Diwali Recipes with celebration procedures !

Also check out my murukku varieties post .

Diwali snacks

Diwali snacks recipes collection 25 easy diwali snacks recipes

cuisine: South Indian
category: Snacks
serves:  3
prep time: 10 min
cook time: 20 min
total time: 30 min











Manapparai Murukku recipe Magizhampoo murukku

Kara sev recipe Pulippu murukku






Last but not the least, Inji legiyam & Diwali marundhu recipes for easy digestion of diwali snacks & sweets :)

  Diwali legiyam

Wish you all a very happy & safe Diwali celebration. Hope you try these recipes & mail me your feedback !

Click HERE to view my full collection of Diwali Recipes with celebration procedures!

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