Thursday, November 7, 2013

Cauliflower Rajma Masala Curry

#CauliflowerRajmaMasalaCurry : Some of the vegetables best suitable for making coconut masala curries are banana, brinjal, yam, and cauliflower. Cauliflower in combination with green peas or potato or rajma tastier than simple cauliflower masala curry. Here let me present Cauliflower Rajma masala curry.

Cauliflower Rajma Masala Curry

Ingredients :
Rajma                                : 2 tblsp
Cauliflower pieces               : 1 cup
Salt                                    : 1/2 tsp ( adjust )
Oil                                     : 1 tsp
Mustard seeds                     : 1/2 tsp
Urad dhal                            : 1 tsp
Curry leaves                        : 6

Ingredients for Masala :

Ingredients for oconut Masala

Coconut scrap                     : 2 tblsp
Cumin seeds                        : 1 tsp
Fennel seeds                        : 1 tsp
coriander seeds                    : 1/2 tsp
Red chilly                            : 1 ( adjust )
garlic cloves                        : 3
Small Onion                        : 3
Onion                                 : 1 small
salt                                    : 1 pinch
curry leaves and coriander leaves little to grind and garnish.

Method :
Soak rajma the previous night.
Pressure cook for 3 whistles and 5 minutes.
If rajma is not cooked soft again cook for 5 more minutes.
Drain water and keep aside.
Put cauliflower pieces in warm water with 1/2 tsp of salt for 15 minutes to remove small worms from florets.
Grind masala using a mixie and keep aside.
Keep a kadai on slow flame and add 1 tsp of oil.
Splutter mustard seeds and then add urad dhal.
When urad dhal becomes golden color add cauliflower and salt.
Stir with a ladle and close with a lid to cook cauliflower soft.
When it is done add cooked rajma and ground masala.

Mix well and allow to simmer till all water evaporates and curry becomes dry.
Keep turning the curry with a ladle at regular intervals.

Cauliflower Rajma Masala Curry

Now masala coated cauliflower rajma curry is ready.

Cauliflower Rajma Masala Curry

An excellent side dish for white rice mixed with sambar or rasam.