cauliflower pickle

Cauliflower Pickle

Course Side Dish
Cuisine Andhra, Indian
Prep Time 45 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Author BINDU


For the Pickle

  • 250 grams cauliflower florets
  • 1/4 cup red chili powder
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • salt as per the taste
  • 1/4 tsp fenugreek seeds
  • 4 garlic cloves big
  • 2-3 lemons big
  • 4 green chilies vertically slit
  • 1-inch ginger thinly sliced

For Tempering

  • 1/4 cup oil
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 3 red chilies dried
  • 2 sprigs curry leaves


Rinsing the florets

  1. take 250 grams of cauliflower florets and put them in salted warm water for 15 minutes.

  2. later strain out the water and rinse them again.

  3. pat them dry and keep under sunlight or ceiling fan for 30 minutes

Mixing the Pickle

  1. take a mixing bowl, add cauliflower florets, red chili powder, turmeric powder, roasted fenugreek seeds powder, garlic paste, salt, slit green chilies, sliced ginger, lemon juice and mix well.

  2. adjust the lemon juice according to your taste


  1. heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, dried red chilies and fry until they stop spluttering.

  2. add hing/asafoetida, curry leaves and turn off the heat

  3. pour the tadka over the pickle and mix well.

  4. leave it for 2-3 hours and serve