Grated Cauliflower Fritters.
Cauliflower is either grated or finely chopped. It the then mixed with gram flour and made into thick paste. Spoonful of mixture is dropped into hot oil and fried till golden brown in color. Serve grated cauliflower fritters immediately.
Makes: around 4 Servings of Grated Cauliflower Fritters.
Cauliflower (Grated) 1 Cup
Onion 1/2 of Small One
Green Chiles 2
Ginger 1 inch Piece
Besan / Gram Flour 1/4 Cup
Rice Flour 3 Tbsps
Salt to Taste
Oil for Deep Frying
Method of preparation:
Discard leaves, wash and either finely chop or grate the cauliflower.
Peel and finely chop the onion and ginger.
Remove stems, wash and finely chop the green chiles.
In a mixing bowl, mix together cauliflower, onion, ginger, green chiles, besan, rice flour and salt.
Add few splashes of water and make into somewhat thick wet mixture.
Heat oil in a pan on medium heat.
When oil gets hot, scoop a tablespoon of the cauliflower mixture and drop into hot oil.
Repeat the same till the surface of the pan is filled.
Fry the grated cauliflower fritters on both sides till golden brown in color (around 3 – 5 minutes).
Once fried, remove the grated cauliflower fritters onto absorbent paper.
Repeat the same with any remaining cauliflower mixture.
Serve grated cauliflower fritters immediately.
Notes: Make sure oil is not too hot at any point of time.
Suggestions: Adjust with besan if the mixture is too wet. Adjust spice with green chiles or add a pinch of red chili powder.
Variations: You can also add chopped cilantro to the cauliflower mixture if you wish.
Other Names: Grated Cauliflower Fritters.
Cauliflower Spices Curry.
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.
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