Mirch-Cauliflower Kolhapuri | How to make Mirch-Cauliflower Kolhapuri

By Krithika Chandrasekaran  |  29th Mar 2016  |  
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About Mirch-Cauliflower Kolhapuri Recipe

A spicy Maharashtrian preparation, Veg Kolhapuri, here I have kept it simple with Cauliflower and Chilies. The masala is also a cut-down version, but it certainly does not cut down on the flavour or taste!

Mirch-Cauliflower Kolhapuri is a popular aromatic and delicious dish. You can try making this amazing Mirch-Cauliflower Kolhapuri in your kitchen. This recipe requires 30 minutes for preparation and 30 minutes to cook. The Mirch-Cauliflower Kolhapuri by Krithika Chandrasekaran has detailed steps with pictures so you can easily learn how to cook Mirch-Cauliflower Kolhapuri at home without any difficulty. Mirch-Cauliflower Kolhapuri is enjoyed by everyone and can be served on special occasions. The flavours of the Mirch-Cauliflower Kolhapuri would satiate your taste buds. You must try making Mirch-Cauliflower Kolhapuri this weekend. Share your Mirch-Cauliflower Kolhapuri cooking experience on the BetterButter platform. You can also use the "What's cooking" feature on the app to get in touch with other home chefs like Krithika Chandrasekaran for inputs. In case you have any queries for Mirch-Cauliflower Kolhapuri you can comment on the recipe page to connect with the Krithika Chandrasekaran. You can also rate the Mirch-Cauliflower Kolhapuri and give feedback.

Mirch-Cauliflower Kolhapuri

Ingredients to make Mirch-Cauliflower Kolhapuri

  • Kolhapuri masala :
  • cinnamon 1"stick
  • cumin seeds 1/2 tsp
  • fennel seed (saunf) powder 1/2 tsp
  • star anise (Chakri phool) 1
  • bay leaves 2
  • Black cardamoms 2
  • Black peppercorns 7-8
  • Other Ingredients :
  • ginger-garlic paste- 1 tsp
  • Mixed boiled vegetables - 1 and 1/2 cups
  • oil 4 and 1/2 tbsp
  • Dry coconut (khopra) grated
  • cloves 8
  • Black peppercorns 8
  • poppy seeds (khuskhus/posto) 1 tsp
  • coriander seeds 1 tsp
  • Whole dry red chillies 6
  • onions chopped 2 large sized
  • tomatoes chopped 2 large sized
  • red chilli powder 1 and 1/2 tsp
  • turmeric powder 1 tsp
  • salt to taste
  • Fresh coriander leaves, chopped

How to make Mirch-Cauliflower Kolhapuri

  1. Grind all the ingredients of the Kolhapuri garam masala to an almost fine powder and keep it aside.
  2. Heat 2 tbsp of oil in a kadai. Add the grated kopra, cloves, peppercorns, khus-khus, coriander seeds, red chillies and lightly fry them.
  3. Keep aside 1/4th of the chopped onions and add the remaining to the pan. Cook till it turns slightly brown in colour. Cool and grind these ingredients to a paste with little water.
  4. Heat remaining 2 tbsp oil in another pan. Add the remaining chopped onions and saute till it's brown. Add the ginger-garlic paste and continue to saute.
  5. Now add the chopped tomatoes, haldi, red chilli powder, ground masala paste, 1/2 cup water and cook it for 2 minutes.
  6. Add the boiled vegetables and simmer for 4-5 minutes. Then add the Kolhapuri masala powder, check for salt and mix it well.
  7. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve it hot.

My Tip:

You can also prepare the Kolhapuri dry masala ahead of time and store it in a clean and dry container. This versatile masala can be used for many dishes.

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