Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Cauliflower Pepper Sauté


Simple cauliflower pepper sauté served hot with rice and spinach dal for today's lunch.

What you need
  • Cauliflower  : 1
  • Onion : 1 ( chopped fine)
  • Ginger - 1 tsp (minced)
  • Garlic - 1 tsp (minced)
  • Red chilies - 4
  • Turmeric - 1/4 tsp
  • Salt - as needed
  • Oil - 2 tbsp
  • Curry leaves - a few
  • Garam masala powder - 1/4 tsp
Dry roast and grind
  • Jeera/Cumin Seeds - 1/2 tsp
  • Pepper - 1 tsp
How you will make it

Cut cauliflower into small florets and cook it with  little salt and turmeric powder.Keep it aside.Careful not to over cook it.In a pan on medium flame, heat 2 tbsp of oil  and fry red chilies .Once they are roasted enough add in the chopped ginger and garlic.Reduce the flame a little and saute ginger/garlic.Now add chopped onion  and saute.You can add in little salt now to soften & cook onion better.Once onion is translucent , add turmeric powder , garam masala and powdered jeera & pepper. Once the aroma comes from the sautéed  ingredients add in the cooked cauliflower florets and needed salt ( remember we had added salt while cooking cauliflower and while sautéing onion).Add in the curry leaves and sauté until cauliflower florets gets coated  a little with the masala.Serve hot with rice/roti.






2 comments:

sra said...

This looks really nice. I'll try it sometime! I didn't realise you had changed the name of your blog, it wasn't always called Cheena chatti, was it?

Maheswari Madhanan said...

Thanks for stopping by Sra. I am trying to revamp the whole blog and started of with a name change :)