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cauliflower-shaak recipe

Date:    Wed, 04 Aug 93 15:32:40 +0700
 From:    Malcolm (scomgm@thor.cf.ac.uk)
 The word 'shaak' means that it is a vegetable dish with little or no
 sauce.  It is indian in origin.
 1 tsp mustard seed,  1 tsp cumin seeds
 1 med Cauliflower divided into florets
 1 tsp turmeric, 1/2lb frozen peas
 1.5 tsps chilli powder, 2 tblsps ground coriander
 1/2 tsp garam Marsala and a bunch of green coriander (cilantro) to serve
 Heat a heavy bottomed pan. Add the mustard and cumin seeds. Place the
 lid on securely and wait for the seeds to finish 'popping'.
 Add a little water (about 1/4 inch). Add cauliflower andturmeric. Mix well.
 Turn up the heat, cover and steam the cauliflower for 5 minutes or so.
 Add the peas, chilli powder and ground coriander and mix well. Turn
 the heat to simmer, cover and cook until cauliflower is just tender.
 Sprinkle with coriander leaves and garam marsala and serve over
 wholegrain rice or any ot her grain.
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