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Cauliflower With Ginger And Mustard Seeds

Type: Vegetables
Courses: Side dish
Serves: 4 people

Recipe Ingredients

3 tablespoons 45mlVegetable oil
2 teaspoons 10mlYellow mustard seeds
  = (or black mustard seeds - available at
  East Indian markets and some specialty
  Foods shops)
2 teaspoons 10mlGrated peeled fresh gingerroot
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlTurmeric
1   Large head cauliflower - (abt 1 3/4 to 2 l - cut 1" florets
1 1/2 teaspoons 7.5mlFresh lemon juice
  Salt - to taste
  Freshly-ground black pepper - to taste
3 tablespoons 45mlChopped fresh coriander - (optional)

Recipe Instructions

In a large skillet, heat the oil over moderate heat until it is hot but not smoking; cook the mustard seeds, covered, stirring occasionally, until the popping subsides. Add the gingerroot and the turmeric and cook the mixture, stirring, for 30 seconds.

Add the cauliflower, stirring to coat it with the oil, and 1/2 cup water and steam the mixture, covered, adding more water a few tablespoons at a time if it evaporates, until the cauliflower is just tender, about 6 to 10 minutes.

Season the cauliflower mixture with the lemon juice, salt, and pepper and stir in the coriander, if using.

This recipe yields 4 to 6 servings.

SARA'S SECRETS with Sara Moulton - (Show # SS-1B38) - from the TV FOOD NETWORK


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