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Fried Cauliflower Tree on a Bed of Gravy Recipe

Fried Cauliflower Tree on a Bed of Gravy 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 :
Shallow Fry Recipe
Difficulty :
Medium
Servings :
Serves 4
RATINGs :
Rated 5 based on 100 votes
5

Ingredients

  • Cauliflower cross section cut in 1-inch thickness (should look like a tree)
  • For Marination:
  • 1 tbsp - Ginger-garlic paste
  • 1/2 tsp - Chilli powder
  • 1/4 tsp - Turmeric powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/2 tsp - Oil
  • Oil for deep frying
  • For the masala:
  • 1/4 cup - Sliced Onion
  • 1/2 tsp - Fennel seeds
  • 1/2 tsp - Mustard Seeds
  • 1/2 tsp - Fenugreek seeds
  • 1/2 tsp - Nigella seeds (Kalonji)
  • 1/4 tsp - Cumin seeds
  • 1/4 tsp - Asafoetida
  • 1/2 tsp - Ginger-garlic paste
  • 1/2 tsp - Chopped Green chillies
  • 1/4 tsp - Turmeric powder
  • 1/4 tsp - Chilli powder
  • 1/4 tsp - Garam Masala
  • 1/2 tsp - Dried Mango powder (Amchoor)
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/2 cup - Beaten Curd
  • 1/4 cup - Cream
  • Chopped Coriander leaves for garnishing
  • How to Make Fried Cauliflower Tree on a Bed of Gravy:

    1. Marinate the cauliflower with the ginger-garlic paste, turmeric powder, chilli powder, oil and salt. Keep aside for 15 minutes.
    2. Heat the oil for deep frying in a pan and fry the cauliflower piece wholly, till golden brown. Drain onto an absorbent paper and keep aside.
    3. Heat another pan with 1/2 tablespoon oil. Add the fennel seeds, mustard seeds, fenugreek seeds, nigella seeds, cumin seeds and asafoetida.
    4. When they start to crackle, add the onions followed by the ginger-garlic paste and chopped green chillies. Saute till the onions turn translucent.
    5. Add the turmeric powder, chilli powder, garam masala, amchoor powder and stir for a minute.
    6. Add curd and cream and mix well. Cook for 3-4 minutes.
    7. For Presentation:
    8. Take a plate and spoon the gravy to the centre of the plate to form a round shape. Carefully place the fried cauliflower tree in the centre. Garnish the way you like.
    9. Serve hot with roti or rice.
    10. Recipe Courtesy: Mareena's Recipe Collections




     

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