Cauliflower Curry

Cauliflower Curry

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Tomatoes, onions and an aromatic spice paste overpower the blandness of cauliflower, making this cauliflower curry a lip-smacking delight. Throw in a handful of crumbled paneer to add more body to the subzi and make it more appealing too.

Cauliflower Curry recipe - How to make Cauliflower Curry

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     4Makes 4 servings
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2 1/2 cups grated cauliflower
1 1/2 cups roughly chopped tomatoes
2 tbsp oil
1 cup finely chopped onions
1/2 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
salt to taste
1/2 cup crumbled paneer (cottage cheese)

To Be Ground Into A Smooth Spicy Paste (using A Little Water)
5 green chillies , roughly chopped
6 to 7 garlic (lehsun) cloves
25 mm (1”) piece ginger (adrak)
3 cloves (laung / lavang)
3 cardamoms
5 to 6 black peppercorns (kalimirch)
1 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
1 1/2 tsp chilli powder

For The Garnish
2 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania)

For Serving

  1. Blend the tomatoes in a mixer to a smooth pulp and keep aside.
  2. Heat the oil in a deep non-stick kadhai, add the onions and sauté on a medium flame for 3 to 4 minutes or till they turn golden brown in colour.
  3. Add the prepared spicy paste and cook on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  4. Add the cauliflower, turmeric powder, tomato pulp and salt and mix well. Cover and cook on a medium flame for 5 to 7 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  5. Add the paneer, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes.
  6. Garnish with coriander and serve hot with parathas.
Nutrient values per serving
Energy164 cal
Protein4.6 g
Carbohydrates9 g
Fiber2.8 g
Fat12.2 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A355.5 mcg
Vitamin B1-0.1 mg
Vitamin B2-0.1 mg
Vitamin B30.6 mg
Vitamin C44.5 mg
Folic Acid19.5 mcg
Calcium149.2 mg
Iron1.1 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium32.1 mg
Potassium187.7 mg
Zinc0.3 mg


Cauliflower Curry
 on 19 Jul 16 06:12 PM

Came out awesome! Nice and spicy
Cauliflower Curry
 on 09 Jan 16 03:33 PM

Salt not necessary or missing this recipe ?!
Tarla Dalal
09 Jan 16 04:07 PM
   The salt to taste is there in the ingredients list. Thanks.
Cauliflower Curry
 on 26 Jan 15 01:49 PM

a bit too spicy
Cauliflower Curry
 on 15 Oct 12 10:03 AM

Cauliflower, tomatoes and paneer mashed into a spicy Bhurji.