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Grilled Cauliflower Florets

Cauliflower florets grilled with oil and spices

Recipe by christy gerald of Dubai, AE

Cauliflower florets are delicately grilled with oil and spices.Very tasty recipe(tastes very much South-Indian) and can be done in 10 mins. This can be served as a starter or with rice and sambar.Try at home and post your comments.

Ingredients vegetarian 4 servings

    • 15 cauliflower florets(cut with little stem)
    • 3 tsp chilli powder
    • 1 tsp turmeric powder
    • 1 tsp black pepper powder
    • 1/2 tsp cumin powder
    • 1/2 tsp ginger-garlic paste
    • 1/2 tsp lemon juice
    • 2 tsp salt or to taste
    • few curry and coriander leaves
    • 5 tsp refined oil
    • 5 cups water


    1. Boil 5 cups of water and put 2 tsp chilli powder,1 tsp salt and 1/2 tsp turmeric powder.Turn off the flame.
    2. Add cauliflower florets to it and close the lid then drain the water after 3 mins. keep it aside.
    3. Mix all the remaining ingredients(the masala well) and apply the paste evenly on cauliflower florets.
    4. Remove the microwave-cooking tray and replace this with the tray used for grilling.
    5. Grease the tray with 1 tsp refined oil using a brush(to a smaller area only).
    6. Spread the cauliflower florets on the tray at equal distance.
    7. Grill the cauliflower pieces for 6 mins and then turn them over and again grill for 4 more mins.
    8. Wait for 5 mins,then remove the tray from the microwave-oven and garnish them with fried curry leaves and Coriander leaves.
    9. Serve them hot with rice and sambar,onion slices and lemon wedges.