Saturday, 12 March 2016

CAULIFLOWER IN COCONUT MASALA

I got this recipe from some one's blog. I found this recipe simple and tasty with the flavor of coconut. Try this, it goes well with chappati, poori or phulkas.
CAULIFLOWER COCONUT MASALA

WHAT YOU NEED:

Cauliflower florets - 3 cups

Capsicum - 1, cut I inch cubes

For the masala:

Onion - 1 big, chopped

Tomatoes - 2, chopped

Coconut gratings - 2 big handfuls

Garlic - 4 cloves, chopped

Cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp

Cloves - 2

Cardamom - 2 pods

Cinnamon stick - a small piece

Red chilli powder - 1 tsp 

Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp

Coconut milk - 1/2 cup

Coriander leaves - 2 tbsp, finely chopped

Salt - to taste
CAULIFLOWER IN COCONUT MASALA


HOW TO MAKE:

Soak the cauliflower florets in salt water for 15 minutes. Wash well and drain and keep aside.

Now heat 3-4 tsp oil in kadahi.

Splutter jeera/ cumin seeds, then add cardamom, cloves, cinnamon, and, garlic, fry for few seconds.

Add chopped onion, fry till they are translucent.

Then add chopped tomatoes and saute till they are mushy.

Add the grated coconut stir for few seconds. 

Grind this mixture to a coarse paste. Keep aside.

Now heat 1 tbsp oil in same kadahi.

Add cauliflower florets and capsicum pieces, stir fry for few minutes.

Now add ground masala, turmeric powder, chilli powder, salt and enough water. Cover and cook till the veggies are done.

Now add coconut milk and simmer for few seconds.

Finally garnish with chopped coriander leaves

 Serve Cauliflower Coconut Masala with chappatis/ poori/naan








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