Recipe type: Main dish
Prep time: 15 mins
Total time: 45 mins

The recipe is developed by Hanady Awada who is blogger @ Recipe Nomad and Food File Contributor for Shanghai Family Magazine. For more inspiration see .


1 head cauliflower, cut into medium sized florets

2 eggs, beaten

2 tablespoons water

18 g(2/3 cup) flour

1 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon dried basil

450 g(1 pound) spaghetti noodles

2-3 cups of marinara sauce

parmesan cheese


Bring a pot of salted water to boil, add the cauliflower and boil until very al dente. About 5 minutes. Drain and let sit in a colander for 30 minutes to remove all of the liquid.

Meanwhile make the noodles as per the package directions. Whisk together water and eggs in a small bowl. Set aside.

Whisk together flour, salt and basil in a large bowl. Set aside. Heat a pot of oil over high heat. It’s ready when you splash in a couple of drops of water and the oil sizzles.

Dunk the cauliflower in the egg mixture then coat in the flour.

Repeat with all of the cauliflower.

Drain on a paper towel lined plate.

Pour noodles in a bowl, add a marinara sauce, then the fried cauliflowers and top with more marinara and parmesan cheese.

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