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Honey chilli Cauliflower | Honey Chilli Gobi

Crispy Honey Chilli Cauliflower is a super addictive starter - fried cauliflower florets are tossed in a honey chilli sauce that's sweet and spicy. It is a perfect appetizer for small parties or gatherings!
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Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Indo-Chinese
Servings: 4
Author: Pavani



  • Cauliflower florets - 2cups
  • All purpose flour/ Maida - 4 Tbsp
  • Corn flour - 4 Tbsp
  • Red chilli powder - 2 Tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil for deep frying


  • Chopped onion - 1 medium
  • Garlic cloves - 4
  • Soya sauce - 2 Tsp
  • Red chilli sauce - 1 Tbsp
  • Tomato ketchup - 1 Tbsp
  • Black pepper powder - ½ Tsp
  • Honey - 2 Tbsp
  • Spring onion
  • Salt - ½ Tsp
  • Water - ¼ cup


  • Corn flour - 1 Tbsp
  • water


  • Cut the cauliflower into small florets and then add the florets to a bowl and pour hot water. Cover and keep aside for 10 minutes.
  • In a bowl, add all-purpose flour, cornflour, red chilli powder and salt. Then, mix well by adding water slowing into a smooth and lump-free batter.
  • Now drain the water completely from the florets and keep it aside.
  • Heat a frying pan with oil for deep frying and then dip the florets into the batter and slowly drop them into the oil - Don't overcrowd the pan.
  • Next, deep fry the florets on medium flame until they turn crispy and into a golden, brown colour.
  • Now, heat a pan with oil and so once the oil is hot, add chopped onion, chopped garlic and saute for a few minutes.
  • Then add soya sauce, red chilli sauce, tomato ketchup, black pepper powder and salt to taste and mix well.
  • Now add the honey and mix well.
  • Add water to the mixture and mix well. Now make a slurry by mixing cornflour with water without any lumps and add slowly to the gravy and mix well.
  • Now add the fried cauliflower and coat well with the gravy. Add the spring onion and mix well and switch off the flame.
  • Enjoy the taste and crispy cauliflower starter when it is hot.


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