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Cauliflower, Carrots & Peas Stir Fry

Indian style, vegan, gluten free, low carbs, low calorie, stir fry recipe. Easy & quick to make, healthy & tasty to eat.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: cauliflower carrots stir fry, Indian style cauliflower stir fry recipe, simple vegan stir fry recipe
Servings: 4 people
Author: VegCookBook by Praveena


  • 1 head Cauliflower (small)
  • 3 count Carrots (medium size)
  • ½ cup Green Peas (frozen / boiled)
  • ½ cup Water
  • ½ teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 6 count Green Chillies
  • 1 teaspoon Jeera / Whole Cumin
  • 4 twigs Fresh Coriander Leaves
  • teaspoon Salt (or as per taste)

Ingredients for Tempering:

  • 3 tablespoons Cooking Oil
  • ½ teaspoon Mustard Seeds / Aavalu
  • ½ teaspoon Chana Dal / Split Yellow Lentils 
  • ½ teaspoon Jeera / Whole Cumin
  • ½ teaspoon Urad Dal / Skinless Black Lentils


  • Wash the cauliflower and carrots thoroughly. Peel the skin of carrots.
  • Finely chop the carrots into small pieces and cauliflower into small florets.
  • Put a frying pan on stove top under medium flame.
  • Add all the ‘Ingredients for Tempering’ and saute them.
  • Add all the cauliflower florets, carrot pieces, water, turmeric powder and salt to the pan.
  • Give everything a stir and close the pan with lid. Let the veggies soften.
  • Meanwhile, take the green chillies, whole cumin / jeera and fresh coriander leaves into spice blender. Make a fine paste.
  • After 4-5 mins, check for the crunchiness of the veggies. If you are satisfied, then go for the seasoning. If not let the veggies cook for more time.
  • Transfer all blended spice paste and green peas into the pan. Mix up everything thoroughly.
  • Switch the flame off when the water evaporates completely.
  • Transfer the stir fry into a serving bowl. Done!!


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