How to make Cauliflower Popcorn -

The unique flavour of cauliflower makes these popcorns extra special

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Medium cauliflower,

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

Cauliflower Popcorn

Cauliflower Popcorn Recipe Card


Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Cauliflower Popcorn Recipe

  • Medium cauliflower separated into small florets 1

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Onion powder 1 teaspoon

  • Garlic granules 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Ginger-garlic paste 1 tablespoon

  • Refined flour slurry as required

  • Panko breadcrumbs as required

  • Oil to deep-fry

  • Ketchup mayo for drizzling

  • Fresh parsley sprigs for garnish


Step 1

Take cauliflower in a large bowl, add red chilli powder, onion powder, garlic granules, salt and ginger-garlic paste and mix well.

Step 2

Heat sufficient oil in a kadai.

Step 3

Take panko breadcrumbs in a bowl and refined flour slurry in another bowl. Dip each cauliflower floret in the slurry and roll in panko and gently press into a round shape.

Step 4

Slide them into hot oil and deep-fry till golden and crisp. Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 5

Transfer them into a serving bowl, drizzle ketchup mayo on top, garnish with parsley sprigs and serve hot.

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