Appetisers are one of the most important parts of a three-course meal. They are also known as entre. Without this type of dish a meal is not complete. The spicy chilli cauliflower is an appetiser that is loved by people of all age groups. Making it is quite easy and you do not need to be a culinary expert for getting it right. We all love to throw parties at home and entertain our friends. Learning such easy recipes will help you feed your guests without any worry or mishaps. In Indian cuisine this dish is famous as Masala Gobi. If you are planning heavy meaty dishes for your main course then choosing the spicy chilli cauliflower for entre is a great idea because it is a vegetarian dish. Apart from being an appetiser it can be also eaten along with hot rice or noodles and even bread slices. You can make a homely meal out of it and enjoy with your family. Children hate cauliflower and always crinkle their noses at eat but when you prepare this delicious dish, your kids will ask for a second helping. As preparing this is not time consuming, this dish is ideal for the working women’s kitchen.
Ingredients for making Spicy Chilli Cauliflower
- Buy organic cauliflower florets. You will need minimum two cups of florets for serving four.
- White vinegar.
- Buy white, refined flour for making batter.
- White corn flour at least 5 tablespoons.
- A little bit of ajinomoto.
- You will need spices like coriander, cumin and ginger powder.
- Soy sauce.
- Chilli sauce.
- Salt as per taste.
- Chopped onions.
- Black pepper powder.
- A full capsicum.
- Chopped or sliced chillies.
- Red chilli sauce as per taste.
- Finely chopped coriander leaves.
- Finely minced spring onions.
- 4 cups of oil for frying.
The method of making Spicy Chilli Cauliflower
Wash the cauliflower florets first with clean water and then with boiled water mixed with a pinch of salt. Drain the water from the florets and set it aside. Boil water again and add the cauliflower, salt, vinegar in it. Drain the water again and set it aside. Make a batter by mixing all the spices and flour together. Take a big bowl and mix the flour, coriander powder, red chilli powder, ginger garlic paste and soy sauce. Mix the cauliflower florets with it and coat them with the batter. Fry the florets in heated oil. Next fry the ginger, garlic, diced onions and capsicums in heated oil along with the chillies. When it becomes slightly brownish add the cauliflowers. Add salt, pepper, red chilli sauce and ajinomoto. Fry well and turn off the gas when cooked.