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Cauliflower Koottu (Cauliflower In Spicy Coconut Gravy)

Cuisine: Indian
Serves: 6 people

Recipe Ingredients

3/4   Cauliflower
100   Green peas - shelled
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlTurmeric
2 tablespoons 30mlCoriander leaves - cleaned
  Salt - to taste
  To Grind
1/4   Coconut - grated
1 teaspoon 5mlCoriander seeds
2   Red chiles
1   Tamarind
1 teaspoon 5mlCoconut oil
  For Seasoning
1 tablespoon 15mlBlack mustard seeds
1 teaspoon 5mlBlack gram dal
2   Red chiles - broken
1 tablespoon 15mlCoconut oil

Recipe Instructions

Clean and cut cauliflower into flowerets. Wash well, along with the peas. Then add turmeric and salt. Cook until done. Heat oil and fry coriander seeds and red chiles until pink. Grind this with the coconut and tamarind to a thick paste. Heat oil and add mustard seeds, black gram dal and red chiles. When brown, pour over the vegetables. Mix in the ground paste and coriander leaves. Bring to a boil and serve hot.

You can substitute okra (cut in 2 cm. pieces) for the cauliflower. Omit peas.

Southern Delights by Parwathy Akhileswaran


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