Cauliflower Milagu Peratu/Cauliflower Pepper Fry

Cauliflower milagu peratu is a simple and easy to prepare dish made in the combination of cauliflower and black pepper. This is also known as cauliflower pepper fry. This is a popular dish in Tamil nadu.


Cauliflower -200gms
Pepper powder-30gms
Garlic cloves -3pods
Green chillis-2
Lemon juice-tsp
Salt-as per taste
Coriander leaves –for garnish

For thadka:-

Mustard seeds-1tsp
Urad dal-1tsp
Dry chili-2
Curry leaves-few


Clean and boil the cauliflower and keep aside.

Heat oil in a pan add the thadka ingredients one by one, mustard seeds, dry chillies(broken into half) ,Urad dal and fry for 2mins.

Add chopped onions, green chilies, crushed garlic and little salt and stir fry for few mins. Till onions turn translucent.

To this add the boiled cauliflower, pepper powder, salt, and lemon juice. Let it cook for 2 mins.

Mix it well, and serve hot.

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