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Cauliflower Manchurian Dry - A starter dish (IndoChinese Style)

After Paneer, Cauliflower is another ingredient that is made as Manchurian an Indo Chinese dish. This also can be made both as dry starter and also as a gravy. When my brother visited us, I wanted to surprise him and his family with something different and unique and for the starter I had made this Cauliflower Manchurian which every one liked and relished. Ingredients: Cauliflower Big - 1 no. Onion - 4 nos Tomato - 1 no. Spring Onions - 3 stems Green Chilly - 2 nos Ginger Garlic Paste - 1 tbsp Soy Sauce - 1 tbsp Tomato Ketchup - 1 tbsp Corn Flour - 2 tbsp Pepper Powder - 1/4 tbsp (optional) Red Chilly Powder - 1 tbsp Coriander Powder - 3/4th tbsp Cumin Powder - 3/4th tbsp Water - 1 cup Oil- 4 tbsp and 1/4 tbsp for shallow frying Salt to Taste Method : Clean and cut cauliflower into florets. Put them in boiling water added with turmeric powder and a bit of salt. Cover with a lid and remove from flame. Drain the water and separate the florets.  Mix cornfl

Gobi Mussalam|Gobi Musallam

After learning the name of the dish I make quite often as Baingan Mussalam , I was quite intrigued as to what other veggies can be used to make this Mussalam. Found from the net that Potato, Baby Potato and Cauliflower can also be used to make Mussalam. But each vegetable have a different type of cooking the same Mussalam. Ingredients: Cauliflower - 1 small Onions - 2 nos Tomato Puree - 1 1/2 cups Chilly Powder - 1 tsp Ginger garlic paste - 1 tsp Coriander seeds - 1 tsp Coriander powder - 1/2 tsp Cumin seeds - 1 tsp Cinnamon stick - 1 no or Cinnamon Powder - 1/2 tsp Cloves - 4 nos Green Chillies - 2 nos Garam Masala Powder - 1 tsp Turmeric Powder - 1 tsp Cashew nuts - 8 nos Ghee - 1/4 cup Milk - 1/4 cup (optional) Salt to taste Oil - 1/4 litre Coriander leaves - finely chopped 1/2 cup Method: In a pan dry roast coriander seeds, cumin seeds, cinnamon stick, clove and grind it to a fine paste adding little water along with cashew nuts and garam masala. Cut the

Cauliflower curry

Ingredients: Cauliflower - 1 medium Bengal gram flour - 1 cup All purpose flour - 1/2 cup Sat to taste Ginger garlic paste - 1 tsp Chilli Powder - 1/2 tsp Oil for frying Green chillies - 2 nos Oninon - 1 big Curry leaves Oil - for frying Mustard seeds - 1 tsp Cumin seeds - 1 tsp Method: Cut the cauliflower into small florets. Boil water for about 5 mins. Add salt to it and immerse the cauliflower in it for about 5 mins. Remove, drain and let them cool. Mix bengal gram flour, maida flour, salt, chili powder, garlic paste and make a fine batter using water. Immerse the cauliflower pieces in the batter and set aside. Let the florets be coated with the batter thoroughly. Heat oil in a shallow pan. When hot add the cauliflower pieces to it and fry till golden brown. Ensure that the florets dont stick to one another. Chop green chillies finely. Chop the onions to thin pieces. Heat 2 tbsp oil in a pan and add mustard seeds. When it splutters add cumin seeds, finely choppe

Cauliflower Soup

Ingredients: Cauliflower - 1 small Onion - 1 big Oil - 1 tsp Ginger - 1 inch piece Green Chilly - 1 no Toned Milk - 1 1/2 cup Salt and Pepper powder to taste Corn flour - 1 tbsp Turmeric powder - 1 pinch Method: Cut cauliflower into small florets. Put them in boiling water added with a pinch of turmeric powder. Keep it in water for about 5 mins. Drain and remove excess water. Slit the green chilly into 2, chop the onions finely.  In a pan heat oil and fry the onion till they become glassy. Add the cauliflower and saute well. Add cornflour to 1/4 cup of water and add it to the pan. Add 1 cup of milk and 1/2  cup of water and reduce the flame. After a few mins add the chilly and ginger. Close the pressure pan and cook for about 1 whistle. When cool remove ginger and chilly. Grind the cooked vegetable in a juicer grinder. Add the remaining milk and another cup of water. Heat the mixture again in medium flame. Let it not go to a boil. Add salt and pepper powder to taste.