She was super excited when she heard about my guest recipe corner. But ..... she was the last one to share the recipes (hope she doesn't kill me for this).
Trust me her chinese specials are finger licking good. Thank you Anju for being being such a wonderful friend. You are such a darling !
Preparation Time 30 minutes
Cauliflower Florets medium size - 12
All purpose flour - ½ Cup
Corn starch - 1 cup
Crushed Garlic - 1 tbsp
Finely chopped Onions - 1 Cup
Soya Sauce - ½ tsp
Vinegar - 1 tbsp
Red Chili sauce - 1 tbsp
Tomato Sauce - 1 tbsp
Red dried whole chillies - 2
Ajinomoto - 1 pinch
Red or orange food color - 1 pinch
Crushed Black Pepper - 1/2 tsp
Salt per taste
Chopped coriander leaves for garnishing
Oil for frying
Method of Preparation
1 Cut the cauliflower in medium size florets. Wash and drain the florets properly.
2 Mix All purpose flour, corn starch, salt and food color.Slowly add water to make a thick batter.
3 Heat the oil for frying.
4 Coat the Cauliflower florets individually with above batter and deep fry them on medium heat till they are crispy. Keep the fried florets aside.
5 In a big Pan heat oil on high. Put whole chillies in hot oil for the spicy aroma. Now put the crushed garlic in the oil .After 1 min put the chopped Onions.
6 When Onions are little translucent put Ajinomoto salt, black pepper, soya sauce, vinegar, chilly sauce and tomato sauce in the fried mixture and mix it properly.
7 Add the fried florets in the above fried mixture so that florets are properly coated with the masala.8 Garnish with chopped coriander leaves.
Serve hot as snacks/starters
You may use Broccoli instead of cauliflower to make it more healthier.Add crushed pepper per taste.
Ajinomoto - Chinese salt, All purpose flour - Maida, Coriander leaves - Cilantro