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Cauliflower Nirala Recipe

Cauliflower Nirala is a popular Indian Side Dish
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On :
Friday, 28 April, 2017
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Saute Recipe
Difficulty :
Hard
Preparation Time :
40 mins
Servings :
Serves 4
RATINGs :
Rated 3 based on 100 votes
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Ingredients

  • 1 - Cauliflower
  • 4 - Tomatoes
  • 1 - Onion
  • 4 - Cinnamon sticks
  • 8 - Cloves
  • 1 tsp - Cumin seeds
  • For Garnish
  • 1 tbsp - Cream
  • A few sprigs - fresh Coriander leaves
  • For Masala paste ( 1 )
  • A few sprigs - fresh Coriander leaves
  • 3 - Garlic Cloves
  • 0.25 - Onion
  • 1 inch piece - Ginger
  • 5 - Green chillies
  • For Masala paste (2 )
  • 2 tsp - Poppy Seeds
  • 8 - Cashew nuts
  • Dry masala:
  • 1 tsp - Turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp - Red Chilli powder
  • 2 tsp - Garam Masala
  • Salt to taste
  • How to Make Cauliflower Nirala:

    1. Grind all the ingredients listed for masala paste (1) in the mixie and keep aside.
    2. Soak the ingredients of masala paste (2) in a little milk for about 1/2 hours.
    3. Cut the cauliflower into big florets.
    4. Sautee the florets till they turn slightly brown. Keep aside to cool.
    5. Grind the ingredients for masala paste (2) with the milk. Keep aside.
    6. Heat oil in a saucepan, add the cinnamon sticks, cloves, and cumin seeds.
    7. After the cumin seeds brown, add the masala paste (1) to the oil and fry for some time.
    8. Add the chopped onions and sautee till the onions become transparent.
    9. Add the chopped tomatoes and cook for a while.
    10. Add salt, chilli powder, turmeric powder, and garam masala.
    11. Add the masala paste (2) to the above gravy.
    12. Add the cauliflower florets to the gravy and cook till they turn soft.
    13. Add whipped cream just before serving.
    14. Garnish with coriander leaves.




     

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