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Fried Cauliflower

Serves 4


1 head cauliflower, cut into 1-inch florets


1 teaspoon yeast

1 cup warm water

1-1/2 cups flour

1/2 teaspoon salt

Good grinding nutmeg

1 egg

Vegetable or seed oil to fry

Coarse salt for sprinkling


Steam or boil the florets until tender; drain and cool completely.

Dissolve the yeast in the water in a medium size bowl. Add the flour, salt, nutmeg and mix well to combine; add the egg and mix to create a pancake-batter consistency 

Pour the oil to a depth of 2 to 3-inches in a deep pan to limit spatters.  Heat the oil to 375F°.

Coat the florets in the batter and fry until golden brown; this may need to be done in batches.  Drain on absorbent paper. Serve hot sprinkled with coarse salt.

This recipe is featured on show 2905 – Cauliflower, Really?


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