Boil the florettes for 3-4 minutes in plenty of water, to which a tablespoon of milk has been added. Drain and pat dry on a clean cloth. Make thin batter out of flour and 2 tablespooncornflour, adding 1/4 teaspoon each of ginger and garlic and red chilli powder and salt to taste. Dip the florettes in the batter one by one and deep fry in hot oil. Keep aside. In the remaining oil, add remaining ginger, garlic and crushed red chilli and fry for a minute. Add the salt and spring onions. Stir fry for a minute. Add 1 1/2 cups water and bring to a boil. Add 1 tablespoon cornflour to 1/4 cup water and dissolve well. Gradually add to the gravy and stir continuously till it resumes boiling. Boil till the gravy becomes transparent. Add florettes and soya sauce. Boil for two more minutes and remove. Serve hot with noodles or rice. Variations: Dry manchurian can be made by omitting the gravy. Make florettes as above and instead of adding water as above, add fried florettes, spring onions and soya sauce at this stage. Sprinkle 1 teaspoon cornflour on the florettes and stirfry for 2 minutes. Serve piping hot with toothpicks or miniforks and chilligarlic sauce or tomato sauce. Same procedure for veg. manchurian (with gravy or dry), but instead of using only cauliflower, use finely chopped minced vegetables and bind with some cornflour or bread crumbs and make small lumps the size of a pingpong ball. Fry as above and proceed as above. Making time: 45 minutes Makes for: 6 Shelf life: Best fresh
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|Serving Size: 1 Serving (1054g)|
|Recipe Makes: 1|
|Calories from Fat: 388 (40%)|
|Amt Per Serving||% DV|
|Total Fat 43.1g||57 %|
|Saturated Fat 5g||25 %|
|Monounsaturated Fat 19.7g|
|Polyunsanturated Fat 15.2g|
|Cholesterol 0.3mg||0 %|
|Sodium 224.5mg||8 %|
|Potassium 3821mg||101 %|
|Total Carbohydrate 148.5g||44 %|
|Dietary Fiber 42.7g||171 %|
|Sugars, other 105.8g|
|Protein 27.3g||39 %|
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Calories per serving: 965
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