Cauliflower Palya Recipe

Cauliflower Palya is a popular South Indian dish made with cauliflower, spices, and coconut. It is a dry curry that is flavorful and aromatic. The cauliflower is cooked until tender and then sautéed with a blend of spices and grated coconut. This dish is a perfect side dish for rice or roti and can also be enjoyed on its own as a snack or appetizer.

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Ingredients for Cauliflower Palya Recipe

  • 1/4 Medium Sized Cauliflower
  • 1/2 tablespoon Oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon Mustard Seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cumin Seeds
  • as per your need A Few Curry Leaves
  • 1/4 Medium Sized Onion, Finely Chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 0.13 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Red Chili Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Coriander Powder
  • As required Salt To Taste
  • 0.06 cup Grated Coconut

Directions: Cauliflower Palya Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Cut the cauliflower into small florets and blanch them in boiling water for a few minutes until slightly tender.
  • STEP 2.In a pan, heat oil and add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, and curry leaves. Let them splutter.
  • STEP 3.Add chopped onions and sauté until they turn translucent. Then, add ginger-garlic paste and sauté for a minute.
  • STEP 4.Add the blanched cauliflower florets and mix well. Cook for a few minutes until the cauliflower is cooked through.
  • STEP 5.Add turmeric powder, red chili powder, coriander powder, and salt. Mix well to coat the cauliflower evenly with the spices.
  • STEP 6.Finally, add grated coconut and mix well. Cook for another minute.
  • STEP 7.Serve the Cauliflower Palya hot as a side dish with rice or roti.

Cooking Tips

  • Make sure to blanch the cauliflower florets for just a few minutes to retain their crunchiness.
  • You can adjust the spice level according to your preference by adding more or less red chili powder.
  • For a variation, you can also add some roasted peanuts or cashews for a crunchy texture.

Storage and Serving

  • Cauliflower Palya can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
  • Reheat the leftovers in a pan or microwave before serving.
  • Serve the Cauliflower Palya as a side dish with steamed rice, roti, or as a filling for wraps or sandwiches.
Nutrition
value
289
calories per serving
27 g Fat5 g Protein7 g Carbs9 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    27g
  • Protein
    5g
  • Carbs
    7g
  • Fiber
    9g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    7g
  • Protein
    5g
  • Fiber
    9g

Fats

  • Fat
    27g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    49mg
  • Iron
    2mg
  • Vitamin A
    374mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    72mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    64mg
  • Vitamin E
    3mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    53mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    99mg
  • Selenium
    1mcg
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp