Friday, March 30, 2012

Cauliflower Fritters

Honestly, I don't have anything new to say. Nothing pretty much. No news from my side to yours. In fact, nothing much have been shining or shimmering except going through the daily motion of the daily grind. The grind of back and forth from work, and when our home affairs are a concern, we must slot in cooking right (Carrot PoriyalBean Sprouts Omelette & Tapioca Stir Fry)? I don't know about you, for me a home meal is essential. Home meal for which many of us career women struggle in finding the time. Many of us showcase a state of art kitchen, whether we cook or not, a question mark right? My kitchen anyway is just so ordinary. But in my sweating me crazily kitchen cooking is a forefront. Daily. I basically fight for time, but I ensure my family is not deprived of a home meal. Home meal a couple of days ago was this Cauliflower Fritters (Aloo Gobi & Cauliflower Curry). Of course as a side for our rice meal, regardless these can be for your tea time if you like. How to make these crispy on the outside and soft bite highlighting cauliflower inside? Chick pea batter in which cauli florets are dipped and fried (Kurkuri Bhindi, Valakkai Chips & Mushroom Rolls). Bye!

150g cauliflower - cut into medium size florets
1 tbsp rice flour
4 tbsp chick pea/besan flour
2 red chillies  - chopped
1 medium size (about 100g) red onion - chopped
1/2 inch ginger - remove skin and chopped
2 stalks coriander leaves - chopped
Salt to taste
Oil for frying

Add all the ingredients except caulis and oil into a mixing bowl.
Pour enough water and stir for a thick runny batter. 
Heat oil and when heated, dip /roll caulis in the batter and fry. 
Drain fried cauli on kitchen towel and serve immediately.


  1. You tempting me with another fritters recipe,I like that you add chick pea flour on this fritters,sound Yummy :) great pic too !!

  2. I would like to say your new page is so tidy! I love that as I love cauliflower! :)


  3. I really do like trying different flours and it is amazing all the different qualities of flavor and texture they impart in a dish or baked good! Your blend here does look like a winner. Cauliflower is coming up in my diet more and more, so I agree with the versatility comment. Your fritters look fabulous. A good crunchy snack-yum!

  4. Oh these sound fantastic ! Beautiful photos too :)

  5. These sound perfect - I love cauliflower, and the spices sound wonderful.

  6. Nava, I love cauliflower, but my husband doesn't. I think he could love this recipe, though!

  7. I must admit that though I love cauliflower, I have never tried cooking it in a different way other than stir-fry and curry. This is such a wonderful alternative to enjoy it! Thanks, Nava! Happy weekend!

  8. These fritters are exceptionally beautiful :D
    I love their gorgeous colouring and photography!
    Mouthwatering for breakfast!

    Choc Chip Uru

  9. Hi Nava-K, it looks very yummy. I liked it! Thanks for sharing..

    Love from Turkey..

  10. Delish! Veggie masquerading as a naughty bread fritter :)

  11. nice n simple to make ..
    can be a normal snack

  12. Nava - this looks terrific! I don't fry often, but if I did - I'd be making this for sure!

  13. I've read so much about cauliflower fritters but just haven't got time to try. Looking at yours makes me excited & I wanna eat them NOW!! Hahaha!

  14. another new way to cook my veggies..thank you for sharing Ms.Nava ;)

  15. I like the presentation of cauliflower fritters. Yes, I do add some rice flour in the besan batter.

  16. Hi Nava.

    Coming to your space after a long time ...
    And this Dish is definetly my fav from color to its tastes looks very yummy :)

    P.S : How are you doing? howz life going on ...Nice layout liked it :)

  17. I love the cilantro paired with these fritters!

  18. so lovely fritters

  19. Thanks everyone for all the wonderful comments. Its one way of making an interesting fritters from caulis.

    Vivek - I am great as usual and hope the same with you.

  20. Totally love your recipe, got to give this a try!
    Super tempting pics :)

  21. Perfect during teatime! a great healthy snacks

  22. Beautiful color and looks super delicious :-)


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