Sep 22, 2008

Cauliflower poriyal

Poriyal is the Tamil word means veggies sauted
with onions , green chillies or red chillies.Usually
Poriyals are dry and a side dish to Rice and sambhar.
Cauliflower - 1 medium size
Cumin Powder - 2 tsp
Chillie powder - 1 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
Salt to taste
Onion chopped - 1/4 cup
Mustard , urad dal - 1/2 tsp
Oil - 1 tsp
  • Cut the cauliflower florets and put it in the hot water for 2 min.
  • Drain the water.
  • In a bowl mix cauliflower , cumin , chilli and turmeric powder and salt.
  • Keep it aside for 10 min.
  • Heat oil in a kadai . Add mustard and urad dal.Add onions and saute well.
  • Now add the cauliflower mix and close it with lid.
  • Cook in the low flame.
  • Mix in between.Switch off the flame till the water evaporates.

Serve with Sambar Rice.


Happy cook said...

I love cauliflower, but hubby and daughter don't like it.
This looks yumm

Divya Vikram said...

Nice one..i add a little green peas to the same recipe..

Vidhya said...

This looks really yummy. Will try this version. I usually add green peas with cauliflower.

Laavanya said...

I made the exact same thing last week but added some potatoes since I was short on the cauliflower :)

Uma said...

looks so yummy!

Cham said...

Love poraiyal a lot, they are good with rasam and sambar :) Looks yummy

DEESHA said...

i love gobi ... poriyal looks lovely

Madhavi said...

Delicious entry, love it!!!

Sireesha said...

This looks delicious and superb .I usually add green peas with cauliflower.

Usha said...

Looks good..simple and delicious:)