Cauliflower and other cruciferous vegetables, such as broccoli, cabbage and kale, contain compounds that may help prevent cancer. Cauliflower contains phytonutrients that release odorous sulfur compounds when heated. These odors become stronger with increased cooking time. If you want to minimize odor, retain the vegetable’s crisp texture, and reduce nutrient loss, cook the cauliflower for only a short time. Cauliflower also contains vitamin C and folate. Three florets of cauliflower a day will provide you with 67% of your daily vitamin C requirement. Cauliflower spiced with turmeric is believed to inhibit the spread of some forms of cancer. Click here to read more health benefits of cauliflower. This is a very simple and healthy dish which does not contain much oil or masala. It can be served along with chappathi/rice.
1. Cauliflower – 1 medium sized
2. Turmeric powder – 1 tsp
3. Chilli powder – 1 tsp
4. Garam masala – 1/2 – 1 tsp
5. Salt – To taste
6. Oil – 2 tsp
7. Cilantro – To garnish
Heat oil in a pan. Add the cauliflower florets. Add salt, chilli powder and turmeric powder. Mix well. Cover with a lid and cook at medium heat. It will be cooked in 10 – 15 mts. You do not need to add any water. When it is done, sprinkle the garam masala and stir-fry for a few mts. Garnish with chopped coriander leaves. Serve hot.