Monday, May 2, 2011

NO FRY CORN - CAULIFLOWER MANCHURIAN



Chinese Fooooood - Yummmmmmmmm,Cauliflower manchurian - YUM YUM YUMMMMM.How much ever i love having this dish i do feel guilty eating it thinking of the amount of oil that goes in making it.But that shouldnt deprive one from enjoying it. So here is a healthy way of preparing this dish and then eating it feeling guiltless about it :). This version is as good as the restaurant versions i have eaten with a big Bonus - No Frying Required and can be made in a Jiffy.Now lets go straight to the recipe.


 INGREDIENTS

Cauliflower florets - 4 cups
Corn kernels - 1 cup
Green pepper - 1 medium size, diced small
Green onion - 3-4 nos, chopped small
Ginger-garlic - 1 tbsp, chopped fine
Chilli flakes - 1 tsp
Soya Sauce - 1/4 cup
Ketchup - 1/4 cup(use more or less according to your taste)
Chilli-garlic sauce - 2 tsp
Salt to taste
Oil - 1 tbsp


METHOD

Preheat oven to 425 deg F.Coat each of the florets with some oil and season with salt and pepper.Bake for 25- 30 mins or until it turns brown.Keep aside.To make the sauce,heat some oil in a pan.Add ginger-garlic, cook for a minute.Then add green onions, stir for a minute as well. Spice it up a little with some chilli flakes.Now add the diced green peppers and corn kernels.Seaon with salt.Cook until its soft.Now add the soya sauce,ketchup and chilli garlic sauce.Cook it for a couple of minutes and then add the baked cauliflower florets.Mix it in the sauce well. Let it simmer for 5 mins.Serve warm with fried rice or rotis.

ENJOY!!!

2 comments:

Suja said...

Healthy and delicious,makes me hungry.

Aruna Manikandan said...

looks delicious and tempting dear:)