Cook Along with Chef Deniz: Fried Crispy Cauliflower With Tahini Dip And Pomegranate Molasses

March 25, 2021

Cook Along with Chef Deniz: Fried Crispy Cauliflower With Tahini Dip And Pomegranate Molasses

Our Cooking Along LIVE series continues! Thank you to all who registered, donated to support our chefs, or ordered a cook-along kit so you could follow along live.

Tired of your same old, same old sides? Well...so are we! Tonight Chef Deniz will teach you hot to transform a humble Cauliflower into a couple of killer sides - perfect for your Easter weekend or a random Thursday. Watch the class below, or visit us on YouTube.

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Fried Crispy Cauliflower With Tahini Dip And Pomegranate Molasses

By Chef Deniz Tarakcioglu

Ingredients:

  • 600mL large cauliflower florets
  • 250mL cornstarch
  • 250mL soda water, cold
  • 100mL tahini
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 2 lemons, zested and juiced
  • 1 tbsp cumin powder
  • 15mL sumac
  • 50mL chopped cilantro or mint
  • 50mL pomegranate molasses

Instructions:

  • In a medium sized pot bring vegetable oil up to 325F. Mix cornstarch and soda water with a pinch of salt. Dip the cauliflower florets in, shake off the excess and cook in hot oil until golden brown. Transfer on a wire rack and season with salt, sumac and pepper. In a small bowl whisk tahini with zest and juice of 2 lemons. Add cumin, 2 cloves of garlic, zested fine and correct seasoning. Sprinkle the cauliflower with fresh herbs, drizzle the molasses and serve with tahini dressing.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook time: 15 minutes

Yield: 2 servings




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