Saturday, August 27, 2011

Gobi Bharta / Spicy Mashed Cauliflower


Adapted from http://saffrontrail.blogspot.com/2010/10/simple-cauliflower-mash-gobhi-bharta_22.html

Organic Cauliflower - 1
Potato - 1 small (optional)
Salt
Turmeric - a pinch
Ghee / Clarified Butter - 1 tbsp
Mustard Seeds - 1/2 tsp
Cumin Seeds - 1/2 tsp
Hing / Asafoetida - 1/4 tsp
Green Chili - 2, finely chopped
Ginger - 1 inch, grated
Cilantro - a handful, chopped

Cut the cauliflower into small florets. Wash well. Peel the potato and chop into small pices. In a sauce pan put the florets and the potato, 1/2 tsp salt and a pinch of turmeric, cover with cold water and bring it to boil.

Cook for around 20 minutes till the cauliflower and potato are fork tender. Drain the remaining water and mash the florets and potato together with a fork. Keep aside.

Heat ghee in a pan. Add mustard seeds. once the seeds beging to crackle, add cumin seeds and hing.

Now add the chopped green chili and ginger. saute on low flame for a couple of minutes.

Add the mashed floret and mix well. Adjust the salt. Cook for a few minutes more. Remove from heat, add chopped cilantro and serve.

1 comment:

Babli said...

Very interesting and innovative recipe. Gobhi bharta looks yummy and delicious. Wonderful presentation.