Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Cauliflower Koshimbir

Koshimbir is just another word in Marathi for raita or salad. Though "Raita" is always made with yogurt, "Koshimbir" can be made with or without yogurt. It is a good way of eating raw veggies, you get more nutrients. Koshimbir is quite common in marathi menu, it can be made with cucumber, tomatoes, onions, cauliflower etc or mixture of different veggies.

1 Cup finely chopped cauliflower
1 Small tomato finely chopped
1/2 tbsp Peanut Powder
Salt as per taste
1/4 tsp Chili powder
1/4 tsp Sugar
Fresh coriander chopped

For Tempering
1/8 tsp Mustard Seeds
1/2 tsp Canola Oil
A pinch of turmeric powder

Mix all the ingredients,except for tempering in a bowl. Heat oil, add mustard seeds. When they splutter add turmeric powder. Add this tempering to the above mixture and mix again. Your koshimbir is ready.

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