Tuesday, April 2, 2013


  1. Cauliflower florets- 1 & 1/2 cups
  2. Ginger - chopped-1&1/2 tsp
  3. Garlic- chopped-1&1/2 tsp
  4. Green chilies-cut into two-2 to 3 nos ( or to taste)
  5. Onion -cubed- 1 medium sized
  6. Spring onion-chopped- 1 tbsp
  7. Red chili flakes-1/4 tsp( optional)
  8. Capsicum/bell pepper-cubed- 1/2 of a medium sized
  9. Kashmiri chili powder-1/2 tsp
  10. Black pepper powder-1/2 tsp
  11. Soya sauce- 1 &1/2 tsp
  12. Tomato sauce-1 tbsp
  13. Sugar-1/4 tsp
  14. Cornflour -1 tsp
  15. Water- as required.
  16. Spring onion greens- chopped- 1 tbsp
  17. Salt to taste
  18. Oil- as required

For batter

  1. All purpose flour-3 tbsp
  2. Corn flour- 3 tbsp
  3. Ginger garlic paste-1/4 tsp
  4. Soya sauce- 1 tsp
  5. Black pepper powder-1/4 tsp
  6. Salt to taste
  7. Water -as required


  • Combine all the ingredients listed under 'for batter' to form a thick batter.
  • Heat oil in a pan ,dip each cauliflower floret into the prepared batter and deep fry until it turns golden brown.Drain onto a kitchen towel.Keep aside until required.
  • To prepare the sauce,heat oil in a pan and add,ginger,garlic and green chilies.Saute till the raw smell leaves.
  • Add onion,spring onion,red chili flakes and capsicum,cook until it is just done.
  • Now add kashmiri chili powder and pepper powder.Saute for few seconds or until  the raw smell leaves.
  • Add soya sauce ,tomato sauce,sugar,salt to taste and 1/4 cup water.Bring this to a boil.Mix cornflour with water to form a paste and add this to the gravy,stirring continuously as you do so.
  • Cook for about 2 minutes( stirring continuously) or until the sauce turns thick and  glossy .
  • Add  the fried cauliflower florets,mix well until combined .Add chopped spring onion greens.

Serve with fried rice.

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