Wednesday 9 October 2013

Gobi Chilli/Gobi 65 – An Indo-Chinese Recipe

We all love Indo-Chinese Recipes. One of them is Gobi Chilli. It is also named as Gobi 65. It’s a very simple dish to prepare, takes around 20-30 minutes for preparation. It tastes so yummy and you can have this as a Starter or side dish with Rice or Roti/Naan.

20 pcs Cauliflower Florets
1 tbsp Ginger-Garlic Paste
3 tbsp Maida/All Purpose Flour
4 tbsp Corn flour
1 tsp Sesame Seeds
1 tsp Turmeric Powder
1 tbsp Red Chilly Powder
1 tbsp Coriander Powder
1 tsp Pepper Powder
1 tsp Cumin Powder
1/4 tsp Soda
1 tsp Vinegar
1 1/2 tbsp Soya Sauce
1 1/2 tbsp Chilly Sauce
2 tbsp Tomato Sauce
1 pinch Ajinomonto/China Salt
3 nos. Onions Finely Chopped
1 tbsp minced Ginger
1 tbsp minced Garlic
2 nos. Green Capsicum/Bell Pepper cut into cubes
3-4 slitted Green Chilies
1 tbsp Sugar
Salt to Taste
Chopped Coriander Leaves / Spring Onion for garnish

  • Clean all the Cauliflower Florets Properly. Now boil the florets in water with pinch of Turmeric Powder for 4-5 mins.
  • Now take a bowl and prepare the batter. Take the Maida, Cornflour, Vinegar, Cumin powder, Coriander powder, Red Chilly powder, Ginger-Garlic paste, Salt, Soda in the bowl.
  • Add required water and make a thick batter. Ensure that there should be no lumps. Keep the Batter for 10-15 mins.
  • Now heat oil in a pan at medium flame. Dip the boiled Cauliflower florets into the batter & fry it till golden brown. Drain excess oil using a paper towel and keep the fried florets pieces aside.
Chilli Gobi-1Fried Cauliflower Florets
  • Now in the pan add some oil up to requirement and add sesame seeds, minced Ginger, Garlic and the slitted Green Chilies and fry for 2-3 minutes.
  • Now add the onions and capsicum and fry until soft (4-5 mins).
  • Add Soya Sauce and mix well.
  • Add Tomato Ketchup & Chili sauce to that mix and stir well.
  • Top off with the fried Cauliflower Florets and the remaining quantities of ingredients used to marinate (salt, sugar, ajinomonto and pepper powder).
  • Stir all the ingredients until well combined and fry for another 4-5 mins.
  • Now Garnish it with some finely chopped spring onions or fresh cut Coriander Leaves.
  • Now your Chilli Gobi/Gobi 65 is ready, serve it hot as a Starter or with Rice or Naan or Butter Roti.
Chilli Gobi-2 Gobi Chilli/Gobi 65