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Cauliflower with Onion

28 Oct

Cauliflower with Onion.

Cauliflower is broken into small florets and chopped into small pieces before cooking in oil along with spices and onion. Green chiles are added for spice and lemon juice for freshness. Serve cauliflower onion fry with steamed rice and dollop of ghee or with roti or chapati etc…
Makes: around 4 Servings of Cauliflower with Onion.


Cauliflower 1/2 Head
Onion 1
Green Chiles 1 – 2
Ginger 1 inch Piecce
Lemon Juice 1 tsp
Salt to Taste


Mustard Seeds 1/4 tsp
Cumin Seeds 1/4 tsp
Urad Dal 1/4 tsp
Clove 1
Cinnamon 1/2 Inch Piece
Curry Leaves 5
Oil 2 Tsps

Method of preparation:

Remove outer leaves, hard stem and wash the cauliflower.
Break the cauliflower into very small florets and chop them into small pieces.
Also chop the hard stems into small pieces.
Peel and finely chop the onion.
Remove stems, wash and finely chop the green chiles.
Peel and very finely chop the ginger.

Heat oil in a pan, add all talimpu ingredients in order.
When mustard seeds start spluttering, add chopped onion.
Fry till onion turns translucent, add chopped green chiles and ginger.
Fry for few seconds and add the chopped cauliflower.
Fry for a minute, cook covered for around 3 – 5 minutes or until cauliflower is soft but not mushy.
Stir in lemon juice and remove from heat.
Serve cauliflower with onion over steamed rice or with roti.
Notes: Make sure cauliflower is cooked well.

Suggestions: If cauliflower is not cooked properly, cook covered on low flame till done. Add a tbsp of water to the cauliflower if required.
Variations: You can also check other cauliflower recipes here.
Other Names: Cauliflower with Onion.