Cauliflower Pepper Fry Recipe

Cauliflower Pepper Fry – An easy cauliflower recipe that is spiced up with pepper and makes a delicious accompaniment to rice.

cauliflower pepper fry

Cauliflower Pepper Fry is a spicy dish that tastes awesome with rice and any curry. This recipe calls for only a few ingredients that are easily available. With onions, green chillies, cauliflower and pepper as the main ingredients, the outcome is a peppery and perfectly cooked cauliflower florets that taste really good! Read on to learn how to make this simply delicious Cauliflower Pepper Fry.

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Cauliflower Pepper Fry Recipe:

Cuisine : Indian 
Category : Side dish for rice
Makes : 3 servings

Preparation Time : 15 min
Cooking Time : 25-30 min

Cauliflower Pepper Fry – ReciCode

Heat oil & add mustard, urad dal → Add chopped onions, slit green chillies, curry leaves → Sprinkle some salt and saute till translucent → Add the cauliflower floret, salt to taste & saute till cooked → Sprinkle water in between if required → Add pepper powder → Mix well & saute for 2 more min → Enjoy with rice.


  • 1 medium Cauliflower
  • 1 Onion, finely chopped
  • 3 Green Chillies, slit
  • A sprig of Curry Leaves
  • 1 tsp Pepper Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Mustard
  • 1 tsp Urad Dal
  • 2 tbsp Oil
  • Salt to taste

How to make Cauliflower Pepper Fry?

1. Cut the cauliflower into small florets and clean them well in hot water.
2. Heat oil in a pan. Add mustard and let it splutter. Add urad dal and fry till it starts changing colour.

3. Add chopped onions, slit green chillies and curry leaves. Sprinkle salt and saute till they become translucent.

4. Now add the cauliflower florets and sprinkle salt to taste. Saute till they are cooked. Sprinkle water in between if the veggies become too dry.

5. Add pepper powder once the cauliflower is cooked.

6. Mix well and saute for 2 more min. Enjoy this delicious cauliflower pepper fry with steamed rice and rasam!


  • You can adjust the quantity of pepper powder to suit your taste.
  • You can also add chopped tomatoes after onion to make cauliflower masala with a tangy flavor. This tastes really great with rotis.


Happy Cooking!


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