Crispy Fried Cauliflower


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Crispy Fried Cauliflower, Parboiled florets of cauliflower, coated with a plain flour batter and rolled in bread crumbs are deep-fried to produce a crunchy snack that is soft and succulent inside.

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Crispy Fried Cauliflower served with salsa is an experience perfect for snack lovers. Parboiled florets of cauliflower, coated with a plain flour batter and rolled in bread crumbs are deep-fried to produce a crunchy snack that is soft and succulent inside.

This mildly flavoured snack together with pungent salsa makes a perfect Mexican starter . What is more, the salsa is so easy to prepare, so you can prepare it even on a short notice. Just ensure that you serve this combo soon after preparation.

You can also try other Mexican starters like Mexican Tarts with Refried Beans and Sour Cream and Guacamole Onion Rings .

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Crispy Fried Cauliflower recipe - How to make Crispy Fried Cauliflower

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 6 servings
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Ingredients
2 cups cauliflower florets
3/4 cup plain flour (maida)
1 tbsp cornflour
salt to taste
bread crumbs for rolling
oil for deep-frying

To Be Ground Into A Smooth Paste
1/2 cup roughly chopped onions
1/2 tbsp roughly chopped green chillies
1 tsp roughly chopped ginger (adrak)
salt to taste

For Serving
salsa
Method
  1. Parboil the cauliflower florets in salted water. Drain well and keep aside.
  2. Combine the plain flour, cornflour, prepared the paste and salt in a deep bowl along with approx. 1 cup of water and mix well to make a thick batter.
  3. Dip the cauliflower florets one by one in the batter and roll in the bread crumbs till they are evenly coated from all the sides.
  4. Heat the oil in a kadhai and deep-fry a few at time till they turn golden brown in colour from all the sides. Drain on an absorbent paper.
  5. Serve immediately with salsa.

Nutrient values per serving
Energy184 cal
Protein3.3 g
Carbohydrates19.4 g
Fiber1.3 g
Fat10.4 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A100.9 mcg
Vitamin B10.1 mg
Vitamin B20.1 mg
Vitamin B30.9 mg
Vitamin C15 mg
Folic Acid6.5 mcg
Calcium21.1 mg
Iron1 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium14.9 mg
Potassium73.2 mg
Zinc0.3 mg

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Crispy Fried Cauliflower
5
 on 04 Aug 16 07:15 PM


Love this recipe. superb snack
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Foodie , we are delighted you loved the Crispy fried cauliflower recipe. Please keep posting your thoughts and feedback and review recipes you have loved. Happy Cooking.
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06 Jun 17 09:59 AM
Crispy Fried Cauliflower
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 on 05 May 15 04:44 PM


Crispy fried cauliflower, a yummy starter recipe loved by all, specially the kids. A must try recipe.