Persian Cauliflower Kuku

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Recipe Information:


middle east


Meal Type:

Main Course.



15 to 30 mins


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Persian Cauliflower Kuku


Recipe serves 4 people


Eggs - 6


Plain flour - 1tbsp


Baking Powder - 1/2 tsp


Milk (or soya milk) - 125ml / 4fl oz


Parmesan - 100g / 4oz


Vegetable Oil - 4tbsp


Red onion, small - 1 thinly sliced


Garlic cloves - 2, crushed


Cauliflower - small head coarsely chopped (~2cm square pieces)


Cumin, ground - 1tsp £1.75 (34g)


Paprika - 1/4tsp £1.85 (35g)


Turmeric - 1/4tsp £1.65 (34g)


Cayenne pepper - pinch £1.75 (33g)


Parsley - 4tbsp chopped


Recipe Method:

1) Whisk the eggs in a mixing bowl and then add the baking powder, flour, milk and cheese.  Whisk everything together lightly with some salt and black pepper.


2) Heat the oil in a medium-sized non-stick frying pan over a low heat.  Add the onion and cook until translucent, about five minutes – do not let it brown. 


3) Add the garlic, cauliflower, cumin, paprika, turmeric, cayenne pepper and parsley then season.  Stir-fry for about ten minutes or until the cauliflower is soft (or warmed through is using cooked).


4) Pour the egg mixture over the cauliflower in the pan and cook it over a low heat for about ten minutes, until it has set.  Turn the grill to a medium temperature and place the pan underneath to brown the top of the kuku. 


5) Turn it out onto a plate and either serve hot or put it aside to cool down.



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