Sunday, September 12, 2010

Cauliflower Kurma - Cauliflower Korma -Cauliflower recipe Indian

Cauliflower kurma is very simple to prepare and goes well with chapati, parathas, poori and other rice dishes like peas pulao, jeera pulao, vegetable pulao, vegetable rice etc. We had it with peas pulav and my family loved it very much. Today let us learn how to make South Indian style cauliflower kurma following this easy recipe.

Cauliflower kurma

Cauliflower Kurma Recipe

Cauliflower Kurma

 Prep Time : 15 mins
 Cook Time : 30 mins
 Recipe CategorySide dish 
 Recipe CuisineSouth Indian

   Ingredients needed

   Cauliflower- 1 medium size
   Onion -1/2 cup finely chopped
   Tomato -1 big finely chopped
   Ginger -1 inch piece
   Garlic - 4 cloves
   Green chillies -3

   Spice powder

   Turmeric powder -1/4 tsp
   Chilli powder - 1 tsp
   Coriander powder -2 tsp
   Cumin Powder -1 tsp

   For grinding (masala paste)

   Coconut grated - 1/3 cup
   Cashew nuts-1 tbsp
   Poppy seeds/khus khus -1/2 tsp

   For the seasoning

   Oil -3 tsp
   Jeera seeds /cumin seeds -1 tsp
   Salt needed


Cut cauliflower into small florets. Wash and put them in boiling water with a little salt for 5 minutes. Drain the water, cut it into bite size florets and keep it aside.

Soak cashew nuts and poppy seed in a little hot water for 15 minutes. Grind it to a smooth paste along with coconut. Our masala paste is ready.

Grind ginger, garlic and green chillies to a fine paste. Keep it aside.


Heat oil, add cumin seeds, when it sizzles, add finely chopped onion and fry until golden brown. Add little salt to the onions to speed up the process.

Then add ginger-garlic-green chilli paste. Saute for a few more minutes.

Add chopped tomatoes, turmeric powder, chilli powder, coriander powder, cumin powder, salt needed and cook until tomato becomes mushy.

Add cauliflower florets and cook until cauliflower becomes soft by sprinkling water from time to time. Take care not to overcook the cauliflower florets.

Then add the ground coconut paste, needed water and cook on medium heat until everything gets blended well. The consistency of the gravy can be adjusted as per individual preferences.

Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot with roti, parathas.

Cauliflower korma recipe
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  1. Have never tried doing kurma with cauliflower, but am sure nice one with roti...looks yummy

  2. Hello Padhu,

    Nice and simple recipe...Thanx for fianlly visiting!!!:)


  3. looks very inviting...and delicious...

    check out the event at my blog dear

  4. cauliflower kurma looks delicious .Perfect with chapati

    Hamaree Rasoi

  5. delicious korma...nice click..!

  6. I cook Cauliflower in simple way with onion ginger garlic. but adding coconut would definitely add a good twist to it. looks scrumptious.

  7. I love cauliflower very much..kurma looks very tempting...

  8. Love this kurma.Looks really delicious!

  9. Cauliflower kurma looks delicious!

  10. I make something quite similar but with more gravy and love to have that with poori. Anything with coconut added at the end tastes good.

  11. never tried kurma with cauliflower, looks interesting

  12. I am happy you visited my blog. Thanks
    You have a wonderful blog. Garnishing you have done for various recipes looks attractive. Shall chk one by one.

  13. Lovely kurma !! Delicious and goes perfect with roti's.

  14. Nice simple dish..delicious combo with chapatis

  15. The cauliflower gets smashed when ever I try to, your looks so good

  16. Bookmarking this recipe...delectable and tasty recipe....

  17. one of my fav veggies...looks very delicious

  18. Very tempting and yummy looking kurma..

  19. Very delicious Korma! I love the the way you blend
    coconut, poppy seed and cashew to it!

  20. மிகவும் அருமையாக இருக்கின்றது...Nice kurma.

  21. What a vegetable this is. I love how versatile cauliflower is. I so tempted to try your recipe later this week (I have 3 heads of cauliflower waiting for me at home.) I will come back to your site and report on how your recipe turned out for sure! Would you like to take a look at my most recent cauliflower creation?

  22. Delicious kurma..Love it with rotis..

  23. Very nice and simple recipe. Looks delicious and tempting.

  24. Awesome recipe and tastes really delicious...thanks a lot and will be waiting eagerly to see more recipes in your blog


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