Sunday, December 30, 2012

Cauli Flower Parota

Cauliflower Parota is easy to prepare and you can have them any time of the day.
Things Needed :
Wheat flour : 2 cups.
Cauli flower : 1 ( Medium sized).
Chilly powder : 1/2 Tea spoon.
Jeera : 1  Tea spoon.
Coriander Leaves :2  Table spoon.
Oil : 4 to 6 Table spoons.
Salt : to taste.
Garam Masala : 1/2 Tea spoon.
Method :
Mix little salt, 1 table spoon of oil and wheat flower with required water and prepare chapati dough and keep it aside.
Wash cauli flower and soak in warm water for 10 minutes.  After that wash the cauliflower with plain water nicely and cut it into small pieces.and boil it till its soft. ( 10 minutes ). Leave it for cooling.
Now keep  a pan on the fire  heat.  Add 1 tea spoon of oil , add jeera .Let it fry for 10 seconds. Now add cooked cauli flower and fry them nicely in that oil.  Add required salt, red chilly powder, garam, masala powder and a pinch of turmeric powder. Fry nicely on low flame. Add thinly cut coriander leaves to it . Remove from the pan. Leave it for cooling.
Now smash the cauliflower mixture nicely.  Prepare small balls out of chapati dough. Take a  ball of  chapati dough and spread it little on your palm.  Place a table spoon of cauliflower mixture and cover that fully and roll it on flat surface and flatten the dough as parotas.
 Now keep a tava on the fire and heat and  cook this parota ,  using 1 tea spoon of oil on both sides till its brown on both sides. Repeat the same for the remaining.
Serve this Cauliflower Parota with  curd or  Onion  raitha.
Note : No need to add  lots of oil. to prepare chapati dough.  Can use hot water to prepare chapati dough to avoid oil.  Boiling cauliflower before frying also will help you to reduce the oil consumption .  Can use 1/2 spoon of oil on both sides to cook the Parota.
6 to 8 Parotas can be prepared.

Onion Raitha : Cut 2 onions, 1 green chilly and 2 table spoons of coriander leaves  into very small pieces. Put this onion mixture into 1 cup of curd ( Yogurt). Add little salt to it. Onion Raita is ready to serve.

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