Cauliflower Peas Korma

           This recipe is in my hand written cookbook,which I had written before my marriage.So I don't  know the source of this recipe...but It comes out really nice.

Cauliflower korma!


Cauliflower 1 big flower
Onion 2 nos
Tomatoes 2 nos
Green Peas(I used Frozen) 1/4 cup
Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon
Oil 3 tblsp/as needed
Salt As needed

For Grinding:

Coconut 4 tblsp
cashew 10 nos.
onion 1 chopped
Fried gram dal(Pottukadalai) 1 tblsp
Garlic 2-3 flakes
Elachi 2 nos.
cinnamon 1/2 inch piece
cloves 2 nos.
Green chillies 4 nos.
Red chillies 3 nos.
Dry coriander seeds 1 tsp



  1. Cut onion lengthwise and finely chop tomatoes.
  2. Grind all the ingredients under "to Grind" table,to a smooth paste and keep a side.
    Grinding ingredients ground paste
  3. Split cauliflower into required sized pieces and boil it with green peas in  salt,turmeric added water,till 3/4th done and keep aside.
    Boiled cauliflower and peas
  4. Heat a kadai with oil and fry onions to golden brown and then add chopped tomatoes and salt.
    Fried onion Tomato mushy
  5. After the tomatoes get mushy, add the ground paste and fry in a low flame, till oil leaves the sides of the pan and raw smell disappears.
    Mix masala Oil seperated from masala
  6. Add cauliflower and cooked green peas and fry for a minute .
  7. Add required water and bring it to boil and cook in low flame for 2-3 minutes.
    Added  masala Boiling
  8. Garnish with fresh coriander leaves and serve with chapatis or simple pulavs....
  9. We had with chapatis:)
    With chapatis
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