Cauliflower Masala


  • ½ kg cauliflower florets
  • 2 tbsp coriander (dhania) powder
  • 2 tbsp cumin (jeera) powder
  • Unrefined salt to taste
  • ⅛ tsp asafoetida (hing)
  • ¼ tsp turmeric (haldi) powder
  • 1 tbsp chickpea flour (besan)
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder (optional)
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 1 tomato, finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp grated fresh coconut


Mix all the powders well. Reserve 2 tbsp of the powder mix and mix the remaining into the cauliflower. Steam the cauliflower. Mix the remaining powders separately with a little water and heat this mixture in a pan until it bubbles up and becomes fragrant. Pour over the vegetables and serve.

Try the same recipe with any vegetable you may like.

Serves 4