I have always made only similar kinds of fries with cauliflower,so when I saw a different recipe for the same on Prabha's blog,I was intrigued.More so,the name sounded so interesting.Varuval's are mostly non-vegetarian,at least those that I have come across.So decided to try this one out.
Cauliflower - 1/2 of a medium one - about 2 cups of florets,cleaned and wiped dry
Oil to deep fry
Curry leaves to garnish
For the Marinade
Curd - 2 tbsp
Cornflour - 1/2 cup
Lime juice - 1 tsp
Ginger garlic paste - 1 tsp
Red chilly powder - 1 tsp
Garam masala - 1/2 tsp
Salt to taste
Mix together the ingredients listed under marinade,it should be of thick consistency.Mix in the cauliflower florets and toss well.
Refrigerate for 30 minutes-1 hour.
Heat oil in a kadai for deep frying and drop the cauliflower florets about 4-5 at a time.Cook until the florets turn brown and crispy.
Drain to an absorbent paper towel.
Garnish with fried curry leaves.
- Make sure the batter is not watery.Add water while mixing only if necessary,if the batter is thin the cauliflower will become oily after deep frying.
- Add only 4-5 florets at a time,crowding the florets will cause it to stick and not cook well.