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Mar 9, 2011

Cauliflower Dosa/Cauliflower Roast

  Cauliflower roast is very famous in southern part of india.Its available in all vegetarian hotel for both breakfast and dinner.I like cauliflower roast from KCB & Sri Lakshmi Hotels,Salem,TN.My favorite recipe follows:

  1. Dosa batter
  2. Cauliflower masala
For cauliflower masala:
  1. Cauliflower 1 small (chopped finely)                                               
  2. onion    1no. (cut in length wise)
  3. tomato  half (finely chopped)
  4. Curry leaves   few
  5. coriander leaves  few(chopped)
  6. ginger    1/2' piece (minced)
  7. garlic  1-2 flakes (minced)
  8. mustard seeds  1/2 tsp
  9. fennel seeds/sombhu   1/2 tsp
  10. chilli powder   1+1/2 tsp
  11. curry masala powder  1 tsp(or any masala powder like,chicken or mutton masala).
  12. salt  as needed
  13. oil  3 tsp 
Soak the cauliflower in hot water untill you use.Drain n use.

  • Heat oil in a wok or sauce pan,add mustard and fennel seeds,when it pop add onions,minced ginger and garlic,curry leaves.
  • sprinkle some salt and fry for 2 minutes or untill transparent.
  • Add the chopped tomatoes saute for  2 minutes.
  • Add chilli and curry powder ,mix well.
  • Now add the chopped cauliflower and enough salt mix and fry well.
  • Cook covered in low flame ,no need to add water if u want sprinkle little.
  • Once the cauliflower get soft turn off and garnish it with coriander leaves.
  • The cauliflower masala is ready for the roast.
  • Heat tawa ,pour a laddle of batter,spread it thinly in a circular motion.
  • Put a big spoon of cauliflower masala to the dosa ,spread lightly,add oil.
  • cover it with a lid for a minute
  • Then open lid,fold the dosa form both the sides and remove from the tawa.
  • now the cauliflower roast is ready ,no need for side dish or if u want u can have it with raitha or any  chutney and sambar.

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