Wednesday, August 29, 2018

GOBHI 65


This is inspired from a South Indian spicy non veg snack, Chicken 65. Vegetarians can replace the chicken with cauliflower and relish it too. This is a nice and crispy snack and has to be served immediately after making. You can half fry the florets with the batter and do the finishing touches just before serving.


 Ingredients:
Cauliflower ... 1 small
Ginger paste ... 1 tsp
Garlic paste .. 1 tbsp
Maida ............ 3 tbsps
Rice flour ... 2 tbsps
Corn flour ...... 2 tbsps
Red chilli powder .. 1 tsp (add more if you like)
 Garam masala powder .. 1 tsp
 Kesari colour ... 1 pinch
Curry leaves .. 2 sprigs
Green chillies .. 3-4 slit
Yogurt....... 2 tbsps
Salt ......... to taste
Oil ......... to fry

Method:

Cut the cauliflower into big florets. Boil it for half a minute with little salt.







Drain the water. Sprinkle some spice powders and set aside.









Mix the flours together adding salt, ginger garlic paste, red chilli powder, garam masala and a pinch of saffron colour.






Make a thick batter.









Tip in the cauliflower pieces into the batter. Alternatively you can also dip each piece separately before frying.







Heat oil in a pan and fry the cauliflower pieces coated with the batter.
Fry them to a very crispy texture on medium flame.








Remove on a paper towel and set aside.








Just before serving heat a little oil in a pan. Add curry leaves and slit green chillies.






Add a little turmeric powder and dhaniya jeera powder.










Saute and add the yogurt. Stir quickly to avoid curdling.









Now tip in the fried cauliflower pieces and saute for a minute.









Add some coriander leaves. Serve it as a snack or a side dish with dal chawal.

28 comments:

  1. Awesome share. Gobhi 65 looks super tempting. Thanks for the well explained recipe Bookmaking it to try soon.

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  2. This is such yummy appetizer. I would love making it for my next gathering. Thanks for posting.

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    1. Thanks dear.. it will surely be a hit.

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  3. Wow, not tasted any 65 curries but have seen it on many menus in India. Lovely way to make a veggie version using cauliflower. A tasty snack or starter dish.

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  4. Thanks for sharing the vegetarian version for the famous recipe. It looks yummy & will make a tempting starter/appetizer/snack amongst all party favourite dishes

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  5. Oh this looks yum. Love the way you have blended all the spices to get a unique flavour. I always wondered what what this spice no 65 was!!

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    1. Thanks for liking the recipe Mina.

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  6. I love gobhi 65, while in bangalore we had it more often. Looking nice with rice.

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  7. Cant resist to this super delicious and absolutely incredible gobi 65. Who will say no to this lipsmacking dish.

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  8. I won't be able to serve it with anything else as it sounds so delicious that it would not be possible for me to wait for the other things to get ready

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  9. Super tempting dish!! Love gobhi 65; looks crunchy and yummy!

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  10. This is such a lipsmacking vegetarian starter dish di ! Thank you for the detailed recipe.

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    1. My pleasure Poonam. glad you likd it.

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  11. Gobi 65 is such a irresistible and delicious appetiser. It is a perfect party snack. It do potato 65 regularly which never fails to impress guests. Its been a while since I made gobi 65. Your post is tempting me to make it soon...

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    1. Yes Geetha, I agree it is a delicious part snack.

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  12. What an amazing share...vegetarian version of chicken 65...this Gobi 65 looks delicious

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  13. Lipsmacking and tempting dish. A perfect starter for a party. Yum.

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  14. Brilliant cauli recipe. I am so craving for some now. I never knew the 65 flavour was due to the yogurt.yummm

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