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 )
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Learn all about how to choose the right head of cabbage to bring home. Once home, how do you store it , so you can save it longer to try out all the recipes you have in mind, for cooking with cabbage? Find all your answers here!
Cabbage stir -fry/ Poriyal, is a steamed, sautéed and mildly spiced common side dish that accompanies any South Indian meal. It is best served al -dente with a bit of crunch to it. A quick and easy vegan recipe to prepare, delicious in taste and healthy too.
“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.
“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 or chilies. This recipe is a twist in using Bok Choy ( Pak Choi) a traditional Asian ingredient, a leafy green from the cabbage family in South Indian cooking.Bok Choy is often served with Asian flavors of lemon grass, soy sauce , miso or galangal.
Lemon Rice is a popular variety/festive rice from the South of India.Citrus flavored and mildly spiced Lemon rice can be served with any side dish be it a stir fried veggie dish (like the ridge gourd dish you see in the picture below) or any meat or fish dish ( like the fried fish you see below ). In other words, you get served sunshine in a bowl.