4. Raise the heat to medium. Add the cauliflower. Stir to coat each floret in the spice mixture. Add 2 tablespoons of water to the pot. Mix well then bring to a boil.  Reduce the heat to low and cover the pot. Let the cauliflower steam for about 10 minutes, just until tender. 

INGREDIENTS:

1/2 cup dried green lentils
2 cups water
3 Tbs olive oil
1 tsp mustard seeds
1 tsp cumin seeds
1 red onion, chopped
1 small cauliflower cut into medium florets
1 tsp ground cumin
1/2 tsp coriander, ground
1/2 tsp garam masala
1/2 tsp red chile powder
1/4 tsp turmeric
1 tsp salt
3 garlic cloves, minced
1 green chile, minced
2 Tbs water
2 Tbs chopped cilantro

Cauliflower and Green Lentil Masala [Indian fusion Recipe]

Cauliflower and Green Lentil Masala is a tasty Indian fusion recipe that combines delicate spices, tender cauliflower with green lentils for an easy vegetarian dish.

STEPS:

1. Pick through the green lentils for any debris then rinse in cold water.


2. Fill pan with 2 cups of water and bring to a boil. Add the beans and reduce the heat to low. Let the lentils simmer for approximately 15 mins or until they are tender. Drain and set aside.


3. In a pot on medium-low heat, fry the mustard seeds and cumin seeds together in the oil until the mustard seeds start to pop. Add the onion and fry, about 5 minutes, until it begins to turn translucent. Reduce the heat to low add the powdered spices and salt. Fry for a minute to allow the aroma to rise. Add the garlic and green chile. Mix and cook for 2 minutes.

5. Stir in the cooked green lentils then cook for another minute or two to warm the dish thoroughly. Add more salt as desired. Garnish with the chopped cilantro.