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Cauliflower Kuruma

Cauliflower Kuruma
Today's recipe is Kuruma with cauliflower which has rich Anti-Oxidant properties, Anti-Inflammatory properties and it also gives best protection from cancer. The recipe follows..
cauliflower kuruma

Recipe For : 2

Preparation Time : 20 minutes


Cauliflower Florets      - 1 cup
Big Onion                     - 1
Tomato                         - 1
Salt                                - As required
Turmeric Powder          - 1/4 tsp
Chili Powder                 - 1/2 tsp
Coriander Powder         - 1/2 tsp
Cinnamon Stick             - 1 (Pattai)
Cloves                            - 2 (Krambu)
Star Aniseeds                 - 1 (Annachi Poo)
Bay leaf                          - 1 (Briyani Leaf)
Fennel Seeds                  - 1/2 tsp (Perunjeeragam / Sombu)

To Saute in oil and Grind :

Fennel Seeds               - 1/2 tsp (Perunjeeragam / Sombu)
Green Cardamaom      - 2 (Elakkai)
Poppy Seeds                - 1/4 tsp (Khasa Khasa)
Chopped Coconut        - 1/4 cup
Fried Gram                   - 2 tbsp (Pori Kadalai)
Green Chili                   - 1
Chopped Ginger           - 2 tsp
Chopped Garlic            - 2 tsp


  • Cut Cauliflower florets into medium size pieces. Wash it well and place it in boiling water for 10 minutes. After that drain excess water and keep it aside. Chop Big onion lengthwise. Finely chop tomato. Saute in oil and grind everything under 'To Saute in oil and grind'.
  • Heat oil in a cooker. Add cinnamon stick, cloves, star aniseeds, bay leaf and fennel seeds to it.
  • After a minute add chopped onions to it.
  • After the onions turn translucent, add chopped tomato. Saute till both onion and tomato are cooked together well and then add cauliflower florets.
  • Add ground masala, salt, turmeric powder, chili powder and coriander powder to it.
  • Mix everything, add enough water and cook for a whistle.Garnish with coriander leaves and serve it with Chapathi/ Roti of your choice.