Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Indian Cuisine

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Vegetarian Wiles

Vegetables

Cauliflower & Potato curry
(Alu Gobi)

Cauliflower holds a special place in the Indian heart, especially since it is a seasonal vegetable to
be prized in the all-to-short winter months.

Ingredients:
1 lb. cauliflower florets
2 onions chopped fine
1 tsp. ginger paste
1 tsp. garlic paste
1 tsp. turmeric
1 tsp. chilli powder
1 tsp. cumin powder
1 tsp. coriander powder
1 large potato, cooked and cubed
1 tsp. salt or to taste
Cilantro/coriander leaves
1 tbsp. oil

Method:
Heat oil in a non-stick frying pan and (or skillet) fry the onions, ginger and garlic, chopped
cilantro/coriander together with cumin and coriander powders for five minutes. Add potato,
cauliflower florets, turmeric and chilli powders and salt together with half a cup of lukewarm
water and cook on medium low heat for fifteen minutes. Mix well to ensure that the vegetables
blend with the spices. Be careful not to over cook the cauliflower. Garnish with
cilantro/coriander leaves.

Cauliflower & Mashed Potato Curry
The cauliflower curry has several variations in the regional cuisine's, but this one's a very simple
recipe.

Ingredients:
1 lb. cauliflower florets
1 tsp. ginger paste
1 tsp. turmeric
1 tsp. chilli powder
1 tsp. cumin seeds
1 potato, cooked and mashed
1 tsp. salt or to taste
1 tbsp. oil

Method:
Heat oil in a non-stick frying pan (or skillet) and fry the cumin seeds together with the ginger, for
a couple of minutes on low heat. Add potato, cauliflower florets, turmeric and chilli powders and
salt together with half a cup of lukewarm water and cook on medium low heat for fifteen
minutes.

Cabbage & Potato Curry

Ingredients:
1 lb. shredded cabbage
2 onions chopped fine
1 tsp. ginger paste
1 tsp. garlic paste
1 tsp. turmeric powder
1 tsp. chilli powder
1 tsp. cumin seeds
1 tsp. coriander powder
1 large potato, cooked and cubed
1 tsp. salt or to taste
Cilantro/coriander leaves
1 tbsp. oil

Method:
Heat oil in a non-stick frying pan and (or skillet) fry the onions, ginger and garlic, together with
cumin seeds and coriander powder for five minutes. Add potato, shredded cabbage, turmeric and
chilli powders and salt together with half a cup of lukewarm water and cook on medium low heat
for fifteen minutes. Garnish with cilantro/coriander leaves.

Cabbage & Mashed Potato Curry

Ingredients:
1 lb. cabbage, shredded
1/2 lb. potatoes, boiled and mashed
1 tsp. cumin seeds
1 tsp. ginger
1 tsp. turmeric powder
1 tsp. chilli powder
1 tsp. salt or to taste
2 tbsp. oil