Gobi 65-Cauliflower 65

This is a very popular Indian appetizer served in most restaurants and fast food chains.It is made by deep frying cauliflower coated in a mixture of spice and flour.
Preparation time:30 minutes

1 whole cauliflower cut into 1 inch florets
2 tablespoons cornstarch
2 tablespoons all purpose flour
2 tablespoons rice flour
2 tablespoons minced curry leaves+2 sprigs curry leaves
2 tablespoons minced cilantro
salt to taste
3/4 teaspoon chili powder
1/4 teaspoon black pepper powder
15 green chili(mince 2 green chili)
1/4 teaspoon cumin powder
1/2 teaspoon coriander powder
1/4 teaspoon My Garam Masala
1/2 teaspoon chili powder
2 tablespoons chili garlic paste
oil for deep frying
pinch food color

1.Heat oil for frying.Take the cauliflower florets and microwave them for 3 minutes.Do not add any water to this.In a bowl take the corn starch,all purpose flour,rice flour,minced curry  leaves and cilantro,salt,chili powder,cumin and coriander powder and food color and minced green chili and mix,add a little water to form a slightly thick dough.It should coat the cauliflower but should not be runny.Add the cauliflower and coat it well.

3.Drop the coated florets in heated oil one by one and fry until very lightly black colored.Also fry the green chili and curry leaves along.Drain on kitchen towel and serve hot.

You can blanch the cauliflower for 30 seconds but it won’t turn out that crispy.Make sure all the water is drained after the blanching.


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