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Fulkopir Rezala / Mughlai Cauliflower Gravy


Fulkopi menas Cauliflower in Bengali language. Fulkopir Rezala is a delicious veg mughlai delicacy. Like any other non veg rezala gravy this vegetarian version also tastes delicious. Cauliflower florets will be cooked in a white gravy which consists of onion, ginger, garlic, yogurt, poppy seed and nut paste. Fulkopir rezala goes best with plain rice, roti, naan or pulao. Do give this recipe a try and let me know how it turned out for you.


  • Florets of 1 small cauliflower.
  • Paste of 1 medium sized onion.
  • 2 Tablespoons of ginger garlic paste.
  • 2 Tablespoons of poppy seeds and 6 cashew nuts soaked in water.
  • 3 Tablespoons of yogurt.
  • Salt and sugar as per your taste.
  • Whole spices (1 bay leaf, 1 dry red chili, 1 small cinnamon stick, 2 green cardamom, 2 cloves).
  • Spice powder (1 Teaspoon of red chili powder, 1 Tablespoon of roasted cumin and coriander powder).
  • 2 drops of rose water.
  • 1/4th cup of milk.
  • 1/4th cup of hot water.
  • 1 Teaspoon of garam masala powder.
  • Few boiled green peas.
  • 1 Tablespoon of ghee.
  • 3 Tablespoons of white oil.

Fulkopir Rezala / Mughlai Cauliflower Gravy

Fulkopir Rezala / Mughlai Cauliflower Gravy


Soak the poppy seeds and cashew nuts in water for an hour then grind them to a fine paste.
Heat 1 Tablespoon of oil in a pan.
Add cauliflower florets and some salt. Fry them for 5 minutes on medium flame.
Then heat the remaining oil. Saute the whole spices for few seconds.
Add onion paste, cook for 5 minutes.
Add ginger garlic paste, cook for 3 minutes.
Add poppy seeds and cashew nut paste, cook for 10 minutes.
Lower the flame and add beaten yogurt, cook for 5 minutes.
Then add salt, sugar and all of the spice powder, mix well for 2-3 minutes.
Add the fried cauliflower florets. Mix well for 2-3 minutes.
Then add milk and water. Mix well, cover the pan and cook for 10 minutes.
Lastly add boiled peas, garam masala powder, rose water and ghee. Mix well and turn off the heat.
Let the curry rest for 20 minutes then serve.
Cooking Step: Fulkopir Rezala / Mughlai Cauliflower Gravy

Additional Info

Recipe Category: Main dishes: Vegetarian
Recipe Cuisine: Indian
Preparation Time: 20 minutes
Cooking Time: 45 minutes
Serves: 4

Your fulkopir rezala is ready to serve.
  • Serve this hot with rice, roti, naan or pulao ..

Fulkopir Rezala / Mughlai Cauliflower Gravy

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