Gobi 65 Recipe, Indian Cauliflower Fried Starter

Gobi 65 Recipe, Indian Cauliflower Fried Starter

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In 1965, A. M. Buhari, the owner of Chennai’s famous Buhari Hotel chain introduced a starter called Chicken 65, which became so popular that vegetarian variants like Paneer 65 and Gobi 65 soon emerged!

Today, the vegetarian versions are so popular that they are served in most popular restaurants as a starter apart from being sold by roadside vendors and bakeries!

It is also made in homes as an accompaniment for evening tea. Gobi 65 is a scrumptious veg version made by deep-frying cauliflower florets coated with a tongue-tickling batter of flours and masalas. Strong notes of ginger and garlic make this an appetizer in the true sense of the word!

You can also try other cauliflower based recipes like the Cauliflower Stir-fry or Cauliflower in Schezuan Sauce .

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Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 4 servings
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Ingredients
Method
    Method
  1. Combine the plain flour, cornflour, chilli powder, ginger paste, garlic paste, coriander, garam masala, turmeric powder, coriander powder, lemon juice and salt in a deep bowl and mix well.
  2. Add approx. ¾ cup of water and mix well.
  3. Add the cauliflower florets and mix gently.
  4. Heat the oil for deep-frying in a deep non-stick pan and deep-fry a few cauliflower florets at a time till they turn golden brown in colour from all the sides. Drain on an absorbent paper.
  5. Heat the oil in a broad non-stick pan, add the garlic, ginger, green chillies and curry leaves and sauté on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  6. Add the onions and little salt and sauté on a medium flame for 2 minutes.
  7. Add the deep-fried cauliflower and sauté on a medium flame for 2 minutes.
  8. Serve immediately.
Nutrient values per serving
Energy314 cal
Protein4.1 g
Carbohydrates22.1 g
Fiber3.3 g
Fat23.3 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A274.8 mcg
Vitamin B10.2 mg
Vitamin B20.2 mg
Vitamin B32 mg
Vitamin C33.9 mg
Folic Acid26.7 mcg
Calcium44 mg
Iron1.9 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium32 mg
Potassium146.2 mg
Zinc0.5 mg

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Gobi 65 Recipe, Indian Cauliflower Fried Starter
 on 10 Oct 17 09:05 AM
5

This gobi 65 recipe was sooo good and chatpatta, I tried it for the first time and was nervous if my family will like it but they loved it and also said to make it often...