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Rajput Cauliflower and Pea Curry

This typical Rajput recipe comes from the Princely House of Sailana, by the Maharaja Digvijaya Singh.

Serves: 4-6 as a side | Suitable for vegetarians

Rajput Cauliflower and Pea Curry


  1. Heat the oil in a large pan until it reaches the smoking point, then add ghee.
  2. Add the red chillies and fry till they turn black, then add the mustard and fenugreek seeds.
  3. When the mustard seeds splutter, add the cumin and asafoetida followed by the remaining spices.
  4. Finally, add the cauliflower and peas. Do not add any water.
  5. Cover and cook on low heat till the vegetables are cooked. Garnish with fresh coriander and serve with wedges of lime or lemon.