Cauliflower Rassa

April 7, 2014



Ingredients
2 - 3 Cups Cauliflower Cut into florets
2 Medium size Potatoes cut into cubes
3 Medium size Tomatoes chopped finely
1 Teaspoon ginger grated
1/2 Cup coriander leaves
1/2  Cup grated coconut
3 Green Chillies Chopped
1/2 Teaspoon Turmeric powder
1 Teaspoon Sugar
Salt to taste



For the tempering
3 Tablespoon oil
1 Teaspoon Mustard seeds
1/2 Teaspoon Cumin seeds
1 Spring Curry leaves
A pinch of Asafoetida

Method
Grind to a fine paste coconut, ginger , green chilies and coriander leaves ( reserve a tablespoon of coriander leaves for garnishing).

Heat oil in a pan add mustard, cumin seeds and when they crackel add the asafoetida and curry leaves.  then add the potatoes and cauliflower and fry well, add the turmeric powder, salt, tomatoes, cover and let it cook in its steam for 3 -4 minutes, then add a cup fo water.  Cover and cook tilll done, then add the ground paste and sugar  add a more water to adjust the consistency of the gravy, make it medium thick gravy.   Boil for 3 -4 minutes till oil floats on top.  Switch off  flame and serve hot.  Garnish with chopped coriander leaves.  This gravy taste very nice with plain white rice.  We had it with rice and salad.   This a very tasty gravy and I am sure you will enjoy it.



Ribbon Cucumber Stuff Salad
Ingredients
1 Large Cucumber - peeled
1 Large Tomatoe - firm and ripe
Few Pitted Green Olives
Tooth pick



For the Dressing
Ingredients
1 Teaspoon Olive oil
A pinch of chat masala
A pinch of pepper powder
A pinch of salt
1/4 Teaspoon Lemon Juice / Vinegar




Method


Slice the cucumber in thin ribbons ( I sliced them in the V Slicer).  Cut the tomatoe too in fine roundales.  Take a ribbon of cucumber, place a slice of tomatoe and a olive in the middle and roll it  into a ring.  Secure this ends with a toothpick and keep aside.  In this manner make all the rings and arrange them in  a serving plate, keep this in refrigerator till ready to serve.





In a small bottle add the ingredients for the dressing and shake well .  Just before serving pour the dressing.  The look of this salad invites you to devour it.  So go a head and enjoy it.  Happy eating!






Labels: Main course, Vegetables, Salads, Cauliflower
sneha datar
sneha datar

Happy Home-maker and culinary enthusiast.

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