Grilled cauliflower marinated in yoghurt and spices.
Preparation time: 20 minutes+ marinating time Cooking time: 10 minutes Serves: 4 Ingredients:
3 cups Cauliflower florets The marinade: 1/2 cup hung Curd 1tsp Besan (Gram Flour) 1 tsp Chili powder
1 tsp roasted Cumin powder 2tsp Ginger Garlic paste 1/2 tsp Kasoori Methi (dried Fenugreek leaves) 2 tsp Chat masala 2 tsp chopped Coriander 2tbsp refined vegetable oil Salt to taste For Serving: onion rings mint leaves Method:
Blanch the cauliflower florets in boiling water for 2 minutes. Drain and refresh in cold water. Set aside on a strainer for 10 minutes to drain away all the water.
Mix together all the ingredients for the marinade and blend to a smooth paste.
Marinate the cauliflower florets in the prepared marinade for about 1 hour.
Thread them on to skewers. Grill the marinated cauliflower florets over a charcoal or electric barbeque or grill in a preheated oven at 250 degree Celsius till the cauliflower is tender.
Serve hot on a bed of onion rings and mint leaves.
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