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Cauliflower Koottu (Cauliflower in Spicy Coconut Gravy)

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Category: Indian

 Ingredients List

  • 3/4 kg Cauliflower
  • 100 g Green peas; shelled
  • 1/2 ts Turmeric
  • 2 tb Coriander leaves; cleaned
  • Salt; to taste
  • ---To Grind---
  • 1/4 Coconut; grated
  • 1 ts Coriander seeds
  • 2 Red chiles
  • 5 cm. piece tamarind
  • 1 ts Coconut oil
  • ---For Seasoning---
  • 1 tb Black mustard seeds
  • 1 ts Black gram dal
  • 2 Red chiles; broken
  • 1 tb Coconut oil


Clean and cut cauliflower into flowerettes. Wash well, along with the peas.
Then add turmeric and salt. Cook till done. Heat oil and fry coriander
seeds and red chilies until pink. Grind this with the coconut and tamarind
to a thick paste. Heat oil and add mustard seeds, black gram dal and red
chilies. 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

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