Thursday, 10 January 2013

CAULIFLOWER PEAS MASALA

A north Indian style dish......
CAULIFLOWER PEAS MASALA

WHAT YOU NEED:

Cauliflower -1 small
Peas - 1 cup ( fresh or frozen)
Cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp
Coriander seeds - 1 1/2 tsp
Ginger piece - 1 "
Garlic - 6 cloves
Dry red kashmiri chilly - 7
Red chilli powder - 1/2 tsp
Garam masala powder - 1 tsp
Onions - 2 medium and 1 small
Cashew nuts - 7-8
Tomatoes -2 
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
Fresh cream - 1 tbsp
Dry mint powder - 1 tsp
Salt - to taste
GOBI MUTTER MASALA....

HOW TO MAKE :

Immerse cauliflower florets in salt water for 10 minutes. Drain.
Cook florets and peas with little water. Do not over cook the flowers.
You can fry the florets in little oil to get rid of its raw smell.

Grind 2 onions, cumin seeds, coriander seeds, ginger, garlic, red chilli, cashew nuts to a very fine paste. Remove.
Puree the tomatoes along with turmeric powder and keep aside.

Slice the small onion.

Heat 3-4 tsp oil in kadahi.
Add sliced onion in to it and stir for a minute.
Now add ground paste to it and fry till the aroma comes.
Then add tomato puree, cook for 2 more minutes.
Now add garam masala powder, red chilli powder, salt and some water. Stir.
Add cooked veges to it and mix thoroughly. Cook for few minutes.

Garnish with dried mint leaves powder and fresh cream.

Serve with hot chappatis, rotis or phulkas.




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