Thursday, 12 January 2012

Cauliflower & peas curry


1 small head cauliflower, trimmed and cut into 1-inch florets , soft stems cut into 1/2 inch pieces
1 cup frozen peas
1 onion (finelly chopped)
4 fresh green chilli ( I use thai peppers , you can use serrano peppers)
1 tsp Cumin seeds
1 tsp Turmeric Powder
1 tsp Corinader – Cumin Powder
2 tsp Dry Coconut Powder (Optional)
1/2 tsp Garam Masala Powder
1/2 tsp Ginger – Garlic paste
1/2 lime juice
2 tbsp Oil (canola)
Salt to taste


Heat the oil in a large pan over medium- high heat and cook the green peppers and Chopped onions for few minutes, now add cumin and ginger-garlic paste. They should sizzle upon contact with the hot oil. Now add the coriander, cumin and turmeric powder then add the cauliflower, and peas and Mix them properly. Cover the pan and cook, over high heat the first 2 to 3 minutes and then over medium-low heat , stirring ocassiionally. Stir Carefully and add water, if needed. During the last 5 minutes add chopped corinder leaves, Coconut powder , lime juice and sprinkle garam masala. Transfer to a serving bowl and serve with hot chapathis or Pulka’s.