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Spicy Cauliflower Stir Fry

Bethica Das
10 minutes
Prep Time
10 minutes
Cook Time
2 People
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ABOUT Spicy Cauliflower Stir Fry RECIPE

Cauliflower is one of my favourite veggie and I can have it in any form. So today I made a simple and an easy side dish, to go with any Indian bread or rice preparation. Spicy and delicious, it can also be served as a frankie, wrapped in a roti / paratha along with some sliced onion, lettuce and any sauce / mayo of your choice. So check for a step by step guide with pictures to prepare it.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Easy
  • Everyday
  • Indian
  • Stir fry
  • Sauteeing
  • Side Dishes
  • Low Calorie

Ingredients Serving: 2

  1. 1 med. size cauliflower, cut into florets
  2. 2-3 tbsp. oil
  3. 1 dry red chili, broken
  4. 1/2 tsp. mustard seeds
  5. 1/2 tsp. cumin seeds
  6. pinch of fenugreek seeds
  7. 1/4 tsp. asafoetida
  8. 1 sprig curry leaves
  9. 2 onions
  10. 1 tsp. garlic, chopped
  11. 1 tsp. ginger, chopped
  12. 1 tomato, chopped
  13. 1/2 tsp. turmeric powder
  14. salt to taste
  15. 2 & 1/2 tbsp. red chili powder
  16. 1 tbsp. coriander powder
  17. tsp. cumin powder
  18. 1 tsp. ghee
  19. coriander leaves and green chili to garnish


  1. Heat oil in a pan and temper with mustard seeds, cumin seeds, fenugreek seeds and dry red chili. After it stops spluttering, add the asafoetida, ginger and garlic.
  2. Fry till they changes colour. Then add the onions and curry leaves. Continue to fry on a low fame till light brown.
  3. Add the tomatoes. Cover and cook till it is mashed. Add all the dry spices and mix well. Add the cauliflower and combine everything well.
  4. Cover and cook on a low flame till they turns soft. Do not add any water. When done, add ghee and give it a mix. Serve, garnished with coriander leaves and green chilies.

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Neha Dhingra
Neha Dhingra   Sep-12-2017


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