Cauliflower with Mustard Seeds

12 Mar

Cauliflower Ava Pettina Kura


Cauliflower 1/2
Onion 1
Green Chiles 2
Mustard Seeds 1 tbsp
Dried Red Chile 1
Tamarind 1 – 1 1/2 inch sized ball
Turmeric Powder a pinch
Salt to taste


Urad Dal 1 tsp
Cumin Seeds 1/2 tsp
Mustard Seeds 1/4 tsp
Oil 2 tsps

Method of preparation:

Wash, remove outer leaves and break cauliflower into small florets.
Peel and chop onion.
Remove stems, wash and slice green chiles.

Soak tamarind in water for few minutes and extract the juice.
Grind mustard seeds and red chile into fine powder.

Heat oil in a pan, add all talimpu ingredients in order.
When mustard seeds stop spluttering, add cauliflower, onion, green chiles, turmeric and salt.
Stir fry until the onion is browned a little.
Then add tamarind extract and mustard seeds red chile powder.
Cook covered until the cauliflower is well cooked.
Uncover and make sure there is not much sauce left at bottom.
Serve hot with rice.

Notes: Make sure cauliflower is cooked well.

7 Responses to “Cauliflower with Mustard Seeds”

  1. Mythreyee March 12, 2008 at 10:18 am #

    Cauliflower is my favorite. I just love this typical south Indian style recipe.

  2. Happy Cook March 13, 2008 at 5:23 am #

    Delicious with chapathies.

  3. Praveen Kashyap March 13, 2008 at 5:32 am #

    Nice Recipe. When I had this i didn’t remember, i would like to taste this.

  4. Deepa March 13, 2008 at 8:07 am #

    Awesome pics and simple recipe ….

  5. Rani March 12, 2009 at 4:19 pm #

    Very nice recipe. I normally do not like Cauliflower with rice, but this came out really good, and everyone loved it in my family.

  6. hema July 20, 2009 at 12:18 am #

    Hi, Delicious recipe!.its looks like cauliflower manchurian.

  7. moetraye sen April 10, 2011 at 9:32 am #

    very very delicious!!!!! I love any kind of dish prepared with cauliflower.

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