Gobi 65 / Street Style Hyderabadi Crunchy Gobhi Cauliflower 65

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Mar. 22, 2017

Gobi 65, sounds indo-Chinese but is a South Indian delicacy. Origins of which are traced back in Chennai, this gobhi 65 recipe is actually a twist and made the true Hyderabadi Street Style. Crunchy Spicy Cauliflower, along with heaps of chopped garlic and curry leaves coating, with a hint of sourness is a feast to the eyes as well the taste buds! Learn how to make it now.


Corn meal 2 Tablespoon
Corn flour 8 Tablespoon
Curry leaves 1 Tablespoon
Ginger garlic paste 1 Tablespoon
Salt To Taste
Red chili powder 2 Teaspoon
Cauliflower 1 Medium
Maida 3 Tablespoon
Water 1/2 Cup (8 tbs) (use as required)
Oil 2 Cup (32 tbs)
For coating:
Oil 1 Tablespoon
Chopped garlic 3 Tablespoon
Green chili 4
Curry leaves To Taste
Coriander stems 1 Teaspoon
Red chili sauce 1 Tablespoon
Salt To Taste
Yogurt 3 Tablespoon
Red food colour 1 Pinch



1. In a wide plate/bowl, add corn meal, corn flour, chopped curry leaves, ginger garlic paste, salt and red chili powder. Mix everything really well. This dry mixture will be used to flavor the gobi before frying.

2. Add the boiled cauliflower florets to the dry mixture and coat the gobi with the flour and spice blend. Keep it aside.

3. In a large bowl, take maida along with 6 tbsp of corn flour, add salt and make a thick batter using water.

4. For frying, coat the spiced gobi in maida batter and drop in hot oil. In a couple of minutes, the gobi shall be ready to take out. Keep it a little underdone as we shall flash fry once again just before adding to the sauce.

5. Flash fry all the gobis once just for 30 seconds for a crispy crust. You can serve at this point as well, absolute delight they are! Or you can read the recipe further to make the coating for gobi 65.

6. For the coating, in a hot pan, add a tbsp. of oil. Let it heat up, Add the chopped garlic, slit green chili, curry leaves, chopped coriander stems and toss well.

7. Next add the red chili sauce, salt, a pinch of food colour. Colour is totally optional though. Lastly, add the yogurt and mix well. Bring it to a boil and add the crunchy gobi to the sauce.


8. Toss and serve hot!!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 20 Minutes
Ready In: 20 Minutes
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1331Calories from Fat 1067

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 121 g186.2%

Saturated Fat 15 g75%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 476 mg19.83%

Total Carbohydrates 60 g20%

Dietary Fiber 7 g28%

Sugars 6 g

Protein 8 g16%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet