Indian Peas And Cauliflower Recipe -
Indian Peas And Cauliflower Recipe
  • READY IN 30 mins

Indian Peas And Cauliflower

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"This is one of the first Indian dishes I made. It is easy and quick. Fresh or frozen peas may be used."

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  • PREP

    10 mins
  • COOK

    20 mins

    30 mins


  1. Heat the oil in a skillet over medium heat. Place the cumin seeds and mustard seeds in the hot oil. Cook and stir until the seeds begin to pop. Mix in the peas and cauliflower. Season with salt. Reduce heat to low, cover, and continue cooking 15 minutes, until the vegetables are tender.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Sep 08, 2009

This is a nice, clean and simple side dish for an Indian meal. Some of the reviewers are wanting it to be something else. Please note that the recipe calls for cumin *seed*, not ground cumin, which would definitely overpower this dish if mistaken. I made this recipe as written, salting to taste, and enjoyed it very much with Steve's Chicken Korma from this site. Thanks for the recipe!

Most Helpful Critical Review
Nov 18, 2007

you forgot to put any masala in it.... with littlebit of garam masala and peprika poweder, it will taste like an indian gobi.. cauliflower..

Jan 06, 2006

my husband is Indian and this just didn't have enough "kick" for us. If you like it mild then it should be good for you.

Sep 07, 2008

way too much cumin. if you try this, I suggest cutting the cauliflower as small as possible. it was difficult to toss the seeds and oil to get the vegetables fully covered. I might try it again.

Jul 20, 2011

Tasty. Not the usual but very good.

Jun 07, 2011

This was alright. Be careful though, when it says the seeds will pop, they aren't kidding! They are like little tiny molten BB's if you leave them too long!

Feb 03, 2010

I followed the recipe closely, but I found the finished dish bitter and almost inedible. I will not make this again.

Jan 15, 2007

I was using up leftovers, so I tried this with shredded cabbage in place of the peas. It was very, very good, but I will experiment with adding a little "heat" to it next time.


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  • Calories
  • 174 kcal
  • 9%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 14.4 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 11.3 g
  • 17%
  • Fiber
  • 5.3 g
  • 21%
  • Protein
  • 5.5 g
  • 11%
  • Sodium
  • 604 mg
  • 24%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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