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Khasta Gobhi /Crisp Caulflower Fritters

Crisp fried cauliflower fritters
Prep Time8 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time18 mins
Course: snacks/starters
Cuisine: Punjabi Cuisine
Keyword: cauliflower, fritters, gobhi pakoda
Servings: 4 people
Author: Anjana Chaturvedi


  • 250 gms Cauliflower /phool gobhi
  • 3/4 cup Gram flour /besan – 3/4 cup
  • 3/4 cup Arrowroot / Corn Flour / Tapkir
  • 1/4 cup Semolina /sooji – 1/4 cup
  • 1.5 tsp Red Chili Powder/ Laal Mirch
  • 1 tsp Roasted Cumin Powder / Jeera Powder
  • pinch Turmeric Powder / Haldi Powder
  • Pinch Carom Seeds / Ajwain
  • TO Taste Salt – to taste
  • To Fry Cooking oil


  • Make medium size florets from cauliflower.
  • Boil 2 glasses of water add 1/2 tsp of salt and 1/4 tsp of turmeric powder.
  • When it start boiling add cauliflower florets and cook for 1 minute.
  • Drain and let it cool down completely.
  • In a bowl add gram flour,corn flour,turmeric powder, semolina, salt, chili powder and cumin powder.
  • Add water in the mixture and whisk well.
  • Make a medium thick batter and rest for 10 minutes.
  • Dip the cauliflower florets in the batter and deep fry in hot oil on medium heat.
  • Fry till golden in colour.
  • Drain on a paper napkin and serve hot.
  • Serving suggestions-serve with tomato ketchup or any spicy dip