Cauliflower is wash and broken into small florets. Cauliflower florets are cooked in oil along with whole spices. The curry is finished with spices and chopped cilantro. Serve cauliflower spices curry with steamed rice or with roti.
Makes: around 6 Servings of Spicy Cauliflower.
Cauliflower 1 medium head
Garlic 2 Cloves
Coriander Powder 1/2 tsp
Whole Red Chile 1
Turmeric Powder a Big Pinch
Cilantro few Sprigs
Salt to taste
Cinnamon 2 inch Stick
Mustard Seeds 1/4 tsp
Cumin Seeds 1/4 tsp
Urad Dal 1/4 tsp
Oil 2 Tbsps
Method of preparation:
Soak whole red chile in warm water for half hour or so to soften.
Grind the red chile with pinch of salt into coarse paste.
Peel and slightly mash the garlic cloves.
Remove outer leaves, wash cauliflower and break it into small florets and wash again.
Wash and finely chop the cilantro leaves.
Heat oil in a pan, add all talimpu ingredients in order.
When cloves are plump and cumin seeds change color, add garlic cloves and fry briefly.
Add cauliflower florets and cook covered on low flame till cauliflower is soft but not mushy (around 8 minutes).
Uncover, add coriander powder, ground red chili paste, turmeric powder and salt.
Stir fry for a minute or two to remove any excess moisture and lightly mash to break any big florets.
Stir in chopped cilantro and serve cauliflower spices curry with steamed rice or with roti.
Notes: Make sure to cook the cauliflower well.
Suggestions: If cauliflower is not cooked properly, cook covered on low flame till done. Adjust red chili paste according to your preference.
Variations: Check other cauliflower recipes here.
Other Names: Cauliflower Spices Curry.