Thursday, October 16, 2008
Amma takes somavaaravratham (fasting on mondays) and so its a veggie day for us. This adds up to our monday blues and we always tell her that we are not very happy about it. So she tries to impress us with some good veg curries on monday just to lift up our moods.She made this cauliflower curry this monday and believe me we ended up having a happy lunch that day.
This curry goes well with chappathi and rice.
250 gm cauliflower florets
1 small potato cubed
1 onion cubed
1 tomato cubed
1 tsp ginger garlic paste
1 tbsp curry leaves
1 tsp chilly powder
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
1/2 cup thick coconut milk
1 1/2 cup thin coconut milk
2 tbsp coconut oil
salt to taste
1.Saute cauliflower and potato in 1 spoon of oil on low flame for 5 minutes.
2.In another pan add oil and saute ginger garlic paste. Add onion and curry leaves and saute till golden brown.
3.Add chilly powder and turmeric powder and saute for one minute on low flame.
4.Add the cauliflower and potato and mix well.
5.Add the tomato and the thin coconut milk.
6.Add salt and close the lid and let it cook for 2 minutes.
7.Add the thick coconut milk and switch off the flame.
8.Temper with fried shallots and curry leaves.(optional)