Cauliflower floretts – 2 cups

Onions – 1 cut into cubes

Green chillies – 3 slited

Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp

Butter – 1tbsp

Red chilli powder – 2 tsp

Salt to taste

Finely chopped ginger – 1 1/2tsp

Water 1 1/2 cup


Oil – 1tbsp

Cumin seeds – 1/2 tsp

Mashed garlic – 4 cloves

Dry red chilli pieces – 4

Curry leaves – few

Pulav masala – 1/2 tsp [ check out my previous posts ]

This recipe was passed onto me by my sister.


  1. Take a kadai, add cauliflower floretts , onions, green chillies, turmeric powder, finely chopped ginger, red chilli powder, butter, salt and water.
  2. Cover and cook on low flame till the water evaporates and the cauliflower is cooked.
  3. Switch off the flame and keep it aside. Heat oil in another pan, add cumin seeds and let them splutter. Add all the remaning ingredients one by one.
  4. Fry for few seconds and add 1/2 tsp of pulav masala. Then add cooked cauliflower , mix well.
  5. Cook on low flame till the cauliflower is well fried and turns into lightly brown in colour. Switch off the flame.
  6. Check out seasonings. Goes well with rice.



Sweet corn cobs – 3


Finely chopped coriander leaves – 1 tbsp

Roasted cumin seeds powder- 3/4 tsp

Lemon juice- 1 tsp

Melted butter – 2 to 3 tbsp

Mashed garlic cloves – 2 optional

Salt to taste

Red chilli powder – 1 tsp


  1. Clean the cobs and trim the stems. Take small bowl and mix all the ingredients for the spread.
  2. Mix well and keep it aside. Roast the cobs over charcoal or an electric barbeque or on gas stove till they are cooked.
  3. Brush the flavored butter on the cobs.
  4. Serve hot.