Gobi 65 / Cauliflower 65

by - August 23, 2012

Gobi 65/ Cauliflower 65
              
                           Do you know why this recipe got this name?? I don't know but it is a million dollar question for many.  If any one know please share.. ok, Jokes apart, lets go in to the recipe..Gobi 65 is party appetizer mostly loved by vegetarians.. Now a days, it become a great street food which is easily available in most places in Chennai...Crunchy outside and juicy inside with blend of masala makes us to ask more..Try this and enjoy..

Total time: 40 minutes + marination time
Preparation time: 20 minutes
Cooking time: 20 minutes
Marination time:  15 minutes +
Serves: 4 ~5 depends on size of the florets
Sources: own recipe

Ingredients:

1lb / 1/2 kg cauliflower
1 tsp ginger paste
1 tsp garlic paste
1 tsp red chili powder or chicken 65 powder as per package instruction
1/2 tsp garam masala powder
1 tbsp thick curd or to taste
1tsp light soy sauce (optional)
1/2 cup corn flour
3 tbsp rice flour
A pinch of orange food color or as needed
Chat masala as required (optional)
Salt to taste
Oil for frying

Method:

Preparation:
  • Cut cauliflower florets in to required size and discard core and leaves from it..
  • Boil water in a pan,  Turn off the heat.
  • Add florets and salt to it and cover the pan with the lid and rest it for 10 minutes.
  • After 10 minutes, drain the water from the florets and place it on the paper towel to remove excess water from cauliflower florets. Let it stay for 5 ~ 10 minutes.
  • In a wide open pan, throw in all the ingredients one by one except oil.
  • Mix well so that masala as to coat evenly and cook it right away after 15 minutes or refrigerate for minimum 2 hours or maximum overnight but bring gobi masala to room temperature before cooking..
Cooking:
  • Heat oil in a pan to medium heat, fry the florets into batches till it turns to golden brown color.
  • Remove the florets from the oil and transfer it to tissue paper to remove excess oil.
  • Sprinkle some chaat masala and serve it with ketchup or with any chutney..
Gobi 65 / Cauliflower 65


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40 comments

  1. wow... wonderful recipe... colourful and delicious..

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  2. looks very crispy and spicy.. Send some to me
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  3. Wow... looks irresistable and inviting... my fav...

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  4. Love these any time.... Looks so crunchy

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  5. Yummy..Sooper snack Saras..Y u do this to me ALwayas? Now I should make this..Sigh

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  6. Very colourful Saras.. But how long can this stay crispy?

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  7. It stayed crispy for 4 ~ 6 hours vidhya..

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  8. i liked adding curd to this. looks crispy and perfect Sara!

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  9. Wow..Colorful and inviting Saraswathy..Pass me the plate plz.

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  10. Super crispy snacks...My all time fav...

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  12. Love the name Gobi 65!! I have gobi pakoras when I eat out so I imagine these must taste great.

    Mina

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  13. delicious dear...Rush your delights for Fast Food Event - Noodles

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  14. Perfect as a starter/ snack or when friends come over! Nice recipe

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  15. Give a bowl of this super crispy gobi 65,irresistible.

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  16. wow wow very tempting gobi 65 my fav,pls pass the plate...

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  17. Hi there, Its always fun to see ur delish recipes. And this one is just looking amazing. I am so tempted to make it on my isle some day pretty soon.Have a wonderful week ahead. Thanks for sharing awesome recipes.
    Best Regards, Sonia !!!

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  18. Thank you friends for all your lovely words..

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  19. Wow! Looks really mouth watering.

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  20. Looks very delicious....thanks for visiting my blog ....follow u....

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  21. tempting clicks. nice color..

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  22. Cauliflower 65 looks delicious. I will try it .

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  23. What a great way to cook cauliflower! Very flavorsome!

    This is my first time visiting your blog. Now following you via Twitter and blogger :D

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  24. OMG, they are truly addictive..very very crispy and tempting.

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  25. wow this looks so delish n tempting ....

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  26. Excellent recipe- hv tried yours 3 times so far and consistently good gobi 65!! My kids fav snack these days. Thx for posting a detailed recipe

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  27. Dear Ano, Thanks for your sweet comments snd encouragement.

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