Crispy Fried Cauliflower

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Jun. 14, 2017

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.


Cauliflower florets 2 Cup (32 tbs)
Plain flour 3/4 Cup (12 tbs) ((maida))
Corn flour 1 Tablespoon
Salt To Taste
Breadcrumb 1 Cup (16 tbs) ((for rolling))
Oil 2 Cup (32 tbs) ((For deep frying))
For grinding:
Roughly chopped onions 1/2 Gallon
Chopped green chili 1/2 Tablespoon
Chopped ginger 1 Teaspoon ((adrak))
Salt To Taste



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.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 15 Minutes
Ready In: 15 Minutes
Servings: 6