Cauliflower is one of several vegetables in the family Brassicaceae . It is an annual plant that reproduces by seed. Typically, only the head is eaten – the edible white flesh sometimes called “curd” . The Brassicaceae also includes broccoli, Brussel sprouts, cabbage, collard greens and kale and are collectively called cole crops ( aka cool season crops )
Tag: Cauliflower recipes
Each month, I share the seasonal produce guide of the month and some amazing recipes I have created in my kitchen using these seasonal produce. In today’s post, I will share the Seasonal Produce Guide for the month of March and 9 interesting recipes I have tried out using the seasonal produce available this month .
Cauliflower Tabbouleh is a Mediterranean-style salad which is quick and easy to prepare.It is made with chopped veggies like cauliflower, cucumber, tomatoes, onions, garlic and a refreshingly zippy dressing of fresh lemon juice and extra virgin olive oil.
“Kootu” is the traditional South Indian thick stew made with an amalgamation of varied vegetables in a spicy savory aromatic base made of lentils, coconut and black pepper. This Kootu/South Indian Stew is made with Cauliflowers, hence the name Cauliflower Kootu.
Chettinad Cauliflower Masala Dosa : A thin and crispy Indian pancake prepared with fermented dosa/Idli batter which is topped with cauliflower stuffing/ bhaji and tucked in. It is usually served as a morning breakfast item in South India.
Kurma : A simple, creamy vegetable stew of India which is mildly spiced and prepared using coconut milk as a base is called a Kurma/Korma.This recipe of Cauliflower and green peas Kurma is a great vegetarian accompaniment to any Indian flat breads or piping hot rice.