Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Cauliflower Egg Burji| Cauliflower Egg Stir Fry| Cauliflower Muttai Poriyal

Cauliflower Egg Burji| Cauliflower Egg Stir Fry| Cauliflower Muttai Poriyal is a tasty side dish suitable for rice as well as rotis. Cauliflower & egg is a super combo and both taste delicious in this recipe. This tastes good with sambar, rasam and curd.
Here we go for the recipe...

Recipe for Cauliflower Egg Burji| Cauliflower Egg Stir Fry| Cauliflower Muttai Poriyal:

Cuisine : Indian| South Indian
Category: Side Dish
Preparation time : 10 Minutes
Cooking time : 15 Minutes

Serves  – 2-3
  • Cauliflower Florets – 1 cup
  • Egg – 2 Nos
  • Ginger (finely chopped) – 1 tsp
  • Onion (finely chopped) – 1 No.
  • Green chilli (finely chopped) – 1 No.
  • Turmeric powder – ½ tsp
  • Pepper powder – 1 tsp
  • Coriander| cilantro (finely chopped) – 1 tbsp
  • Salt to taste
For seasoning:
  • Oil – 1 tbsp
  • Curry leaves - few

  1. Cut cauliflower into florets and soak in hot, salted water for 10 minutes.
  2. Wash the florets  in running water. Drain them from water & keep aside.
  3. In a kadai, heat oil and season with curry leaves.
  4. Add finely chopped ginger, onion & green chilli, one by one and sauté till onion becomes translucent.
  5. Add turmeric powder & mix everything. To this add the cauliflower florets & ½ of the salt required for the recipe and  mix very well. Sprinkle little water and cook the cauliflower covered for about 5 minutes.
  6. In the mean time, beat eggs with  salt required for egg alone and keep aside.
  7. When the cauliflower is ¾ th cooked, slide the cauliflower to the edge of the kadai and add the beaten egg in the centre. Allow to cook egg without disturbing for a while.
  8. When the egg is cooked,  just scramble the egg into pieces and mix with cauliflower.
  9. Add pepper powder, mix everything well and allow to cook for 2 minutes.
  10. Finally add coriander leaves and switch off.

Tasty cauliflower muttai poriyal is ready to enjoy with hot steamed rice!!

  • Don’t overcook  cauliflower.
  • Carefully add salt as we are adding it in different stages.

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