Pepper Cauliflower Recipe
Pepper Cauliflower is a delicious and nutritious side dish which can be served for lunch along with jeera rice and dal. The dish is very simple and easy to cook and is ideal for packing in the lunch box too. This is a simple stir fry with the taste of salt and pepper.
Did you know- Cauliflower in rich in vitamin C and is loaded with antioxidants and has cancer fighting capabilities. It is also high in fibre content and helps on weight loss. You should add this wonder vegetable in your daily diet and reap its health benefits.
If you like this recipe, you can also try other Cauliflower recipes such as
- 1 Cauliflower (gobi) , chopped into small florets
- 1 Onion , cut straight
- 5 Garlic , cloves, finely chopped
- 1 teaspoon Black pepper powder
- 1 teaspoon Cumin powder (Jeera)
- 1/2 teaspoon Red chilli powder
- Coriander (Dhania) Leaves , required for garnish
- Salt , to taste For seasoning
- 1 teaspoon Mustard seeds
- 1 sprig Curry leaves
- 1 teaspoon Black Urad Dal (Split)
- 1 Dry red chilli , torn into 2 pieces
- 2 tablespoons Cooking oil
How to make Pepper Cauliflower Recipe
To begin making the Pepper Cauliflower recipe, boil water and add cauliflower florets to it. Switch off the heat after 10 minutes and let the cauliflower remain in hot boiling water.
The cauliflower should retain crispiness and should not be over cooked. You can even blanch the cauliflower.
Heat a kadai/wok and add oil. After oil gets heated, add mustard seeds.
After mustard seeds flutter, add red chilli and urad dal. After urad dal turns slightly brown, add curry leaves and chopped garlic.
Fry the curry leaves till they turn crispy. Add chopped onion and fry it, till it turns pinkish.
Now add the boiled cauliflower florets. Do not add water. Add black pepper powder, cumin powder, red chilli powder and toss.
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