Gunpowder Florets

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Appears in
Meat Free Mowgli

By Nisha Katona

Published 2022

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This recipe comes out with all guns blazing, livening up cauliflower and broccoli florets with my signature spiced batter. Once you start popping these little bites, it’s very hard to stop, so make sure you’ve got enough to go around! Serve with your favourite chutneys, for dipping.


  • ½ small cauliflower (about 300 g/10½ oz), chopped into small florets
  • 200


  1. In a large bowl, combine the cauliflower, broccoli, garlic, ginger, salt and spices. Set aside to marinate for 15 minutes.
  2. After 15 minutes, add the beaten egg to the bowl and toss to combine, then add the gram flour and mix until the cauliflower and broccoli pieces are well coated.
  3. Heat a 5