Thursday, January 28, 2010

Cauliflower Briyani

cooked rice - 2 cups
cauliflower - 2 cups
salt to taste
tomato - 3 (finely chopped)
onion - 2 (finely chopped)
green chillies - 3 (slit in between)
corriander leaves - a handful - chopped
curry leaves - 10 - 15 (chopped)
ginger garlic paste - 2 tsp
turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
red chilli powder - 1 tsp
garam masala - 1/4 tsp
cloves, cinamon and cardamom - 1 each
oil - to fry


- wash and clean the cauliflower
- keep it aside- add oil in a pan
- add the cinnamon, cloves and cardamom
- add green chillies and onions and fry till they turn golden brown
- add tomatoes and ginger garlic paste
- fry till the raw smell goes off and the tomatoes are smashed
- add salt, turmeric, chilli powder, garam masala powder
- add the corriander and curry leaves and fry
- now add the cauliflower and add 1 cup of water and close the pan with a lid
- it will cook in its own juices and when the masala is dry add the rice and mix well
- serve with raita

The idea was dervied from Radhika Vasanth.


Ramya Vijaykumar said...

Very tempting and colorful biriyani... It should be filling too, warm biriyani during this snowy afternoon will be the best any one would ask for!!!

Shama Nagarajan said...

yummy biriyani...delicious

Valarmathi said...

Yummy biriyani with cauliflower, looks tempting and delicious.