Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Cauliflower Masala with Roasted Gram

Cauliflower - 1 big flower
onion - 1 (finely chopped)
red chillies - 7 - 8
oil - 3 tsp
mustard seeds - 1 tsp
urad dal - 1 tsp
curry leaves - 10 - 12
corriander leaves - 2 tsp (finely chopped)
garlic - 4 - 5 (crushed)
roasted gram - 2 tbsp
corriander seeds - 1 tbsp
cumin seeds - 1 tsp
salt to taste
hing - 2 pinches

- cut the cauliflower into florets
- put them and a little salt in hot water and leave them to rest for 5 mins
- then wash the cauliflower and keep them aside
- in a pan add oil
- add the mustard seeds, 2 red chillies and urad dal
- when they change colour add the onions, crushed garlic and fry till they are transparent
- now add salt, turmeric and the cauliflower and mix well for 2 mins
- add some water and cook till they are well cooked
- meanwhile grind remaining red chillies, hing, cumin seeds, corriander seeds along with roasted gram to a fine powder
- when the cauliflower is cooked and almost dry add this ground powder
- mix well and add corriander leaves
- serve as a side dish

Nithya from 4th sense cooking.. This is second recipe Iam trying from her website in this month. This tasted awesome and great. Simple to make and really delicious... A must try recipe.. Thanks Nithya.


Nithya said...

Looks yummy :) Thanks a lot for the credits. :)

You can make this with potato and kovaka too :) try it out sometime. :)

Shama Nagarajan said...

delicious entry dear

Sharmilee! :) said...

Crispy cauliflower roast!