Brouklou bil dersa (Cauliflower in dersa sauce)

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This typical Algerian cauliflower dish is cooked in a sauce of tomatoes, garlic, paprika, coriander and harissa.

Brouklou bil dersa (Cauliflower in dersa sauce)
Servings:Serves 4
Calories per serving:35
Ready in:55 minutes
Prep. time:20 minutes
Cook time:35 minutes
Difficulty:Average difficulty
Recipe author:JuliaBalbilla
First published:20th January 2013

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Spicey cauli!


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  1. Bring a large pan of lightly salted water to the boil, add the caulflower and simmer for 5 minutes.
  2. Drain the cauliflower.
  3. Heat the oil in a large pan, add the garlic, tomatoes, salt, pepper, paprika and harissa and fry for a minute or two, stirring constantly.
  4. Add 300 ml water, bring to the boil and simmer for 10 minutes.
  5. Add the rice, coriander and caulflower, stir gently and simmer, uncovered, until the rice and caulflower are cooked, stirring occasionally.

Chef's notes

I see no reason why you cannot use frozen cauliflower if necessary, in which case, omit step one of the instructions.

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