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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
 


INGREDIENTS
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
HOW TO MAKE STREET STYLE GOBI MANCHURIAN
  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.
METHOD - STEP BY STEP PICTURES
  • 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

Note

  • 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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March 31, 2021

30 Chutney Recipes Without Coconut–No Coconut Chutney Recipes For Idli Dosa

chutney recipes without coconut

Here is a collection of chutney recipes without coconut for idli dosa. South Indian breakfast and dinner recipes are incomplete without chutney recipes. Coconut based chutney recipes are prepared in most of the households as it is easy to make under few minutes. But sometimes we look for no coconut chutney recipes as we get bored of the usual coconut chutney taste or due to the shortage of fresh coconut in hand. Some of us also try to avoid coconut in the diet for health reasons.

People who look for chutney recipes without coconut will find this list helpful. In this collection, you can find some easy and yummy chutney recipes using tomato, onion, peanut and fried gram dal / roasted gram dal. Most of them are easy to make and tastes yummy.  Some of the chutney recipes can be taken for travel as well. Soon I will share a collection of chutney recipes without coconut and tomato.

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65 chutney recipes 

Coconut chutney varieties

Tomato chutney varieties

Chutney recipes without coconut


Chutney recipes without coconut

Chutney recipes without coconut for idli dosa


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


INGREDIENTS

  • Peanuts
  • Onion
  • Tomato
  • Fried gram dal / roasted gram dal
  • Curry leaves
  • Coriander leaves
  • Tamarind
  • Red chilli
  • Green chilli
  • Vegetables
To temper
  • Cooking oil
  • mustard seeds
  • Urad dal
  • Curry leaves
  • Hing
  • Red chilli
 
    Fried gram dal chutney without coconut

Small onion chutney

Chettinad kara chutney

Peanut onion chutney

Andhra hotel chutney

Curry leaves chutney without coconut

carrot chutney without coconut

Peanut chilli chutney

Boiled tomato chutney

Peanut tomato chutney

Tomato ginger chutney

Garlic chutney without coconut

Tomato chana dal chutney

Tomato mint chutney

Tomato green chilli chutney

Tomato chutney without coconut, onion, garlic

Onion chutney without coconut

Capsicum chutney

tomato roasted gram dal chutney

Tomato garlic chutney

Onion chutney for appam

Tomato thokku without onion garlic

Bombay chutney

Raw onion chutney

Easy raw onion chutney

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March 24, 2021

Ridge gourd Kuzhambu | Peerkangai Paal Kulambu Recipe

Peerkangai paal kulambu

Ridge gourd Kuzhambu | Peerkangai Paal Kulambu Recipe is an easy and interesting kuzhambu recipe I came across recently in a Youtube channel. Its a Tamil nadu village style peerkangai kadayal recipe adding milk. Its a very simple and easy recipe. This recipe is without coconut and no grinding job too. 

Usually I make my MIL’s peerkangai chutney and peekangai thol thogayal at home. I have also shared a North Indian style Turai ki sabji. I am happy that I tried this simple peerkangai paal kulambu. Everyone loved it. So I can make it often in my kitchen. For variations, you can make it thick and serve as peerkangai paal kootu.

Friends, do try this easy ridge gourd milk curry / Peerkangai paal kuzhambu recipe and enjoy with plain rice adding ghee.

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Peerkangai paal kuzhambu

Ridge gourd milk gravy / Peerkangai paal kulambu recipe


Ridge gourd milk gravy  / Peerkangai paal kulambu recipe

Ridge gourd milk gravy / Peerkangai paal kulambu recipe - A simple side dish for rice.


 
Cuisine: South Indian
Category: Side dish
Serves: 4
Prep time: 10 Minutes
Cook time: 20 Minutes
Total time: 30 Minutes
 


INGREDIENTS
1 cup = 250ml
  • Ridge gourd - 1
  • Big onion - 1
  • Sambar powder - 1 tsp
  • Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
  • Rice flour - 1/2 tsp
  • Salt and water - as needed
  • Boiled and cooled milk - 1/2 cup
  • Cooking oil – 1 tbsp
  • Mustard seeds – 1/2 tsp
  • Urad dal – 1 tsp
  • Chana dal – 2 tsp
  • Curry leaves - Few
  • Hing / Asafetida – 1/4 tsp
HOW TO MAKE PEERKANGAI PAAL KULAMBU
  1. Wash and peel the skin of ridge gourd. Chop finely.
  2. Heat oil in a kadai. Splutter mustard seeds, urad dal, chana dal, hing and curry leaves.
  3. Saute onion till transparent. Add chopped ridge gourd pieces. Saute till it shrinks and becomes soft. Add little water, cover cook for few minutes.
  4. Now add turmeric powder, sambar powder and salt.
  5. Mix well and boil for a minute. Lastly add milk, rice flour paste diluted in little water.
  6. Mix well and boil till gravy reaches desired consistency. Remove and serve with plain rice.
METHOD - STEP BY STEP PICTURES
  • Wash and peel the skin of ridge gourd. Chop finely. Chop onions finely.
  • Peerkangai paal kuzhambu
  • Heat oil in a kadai. Splutter mustard seeds, urad dal, chana dal, hing and curry leaves.

  • Add onion and saute till transparent. Add chopped ridge gourd pieces and saute till it becomes soft. Add little water, cover cook for sometime.
  • Peerkangai paal kuzhambu
  • Now add sambar powder, turmeric powder and salt. Mix well and boil till its raw smell goes off.

  • Lastly add boiled and cooled milk. Simmer the flame. Mix rice flour in 1/4 cup of water and add to the gravy.
  • Peerkangai paal kuzhambu
  • Mix well and boil till the gravy reaches desired consistency. Switch off the flame and garnish with coriander leaves. Serve with plain rice and enjoy!
  • Peerkangai paal kulambu

Note

  • For variations, you can add one finely chopped tomato and saute with onion.
  • You can use green chilli instead of sambar powder.
  • Original recipes dint call for rice flour. But I used it to give some thickness to the kulambu.
  • For variations, you can make it thick and serve as peerkangai paal kootu.

Try this simple ridge gourd gravy for rice and enjoy !

Ridge gourd kuzhambu

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