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How to remove insects from Cauliflower?

Chefs, bloggers and those looking for new ways to eat healthy plant based diet are finding cauliflower a wonderful vegetable. Cauliflower is not only versatile but also savory. Available in a variety of colors, cauliflower is sneaking into dishes from appetizers to desserts. Cauliflower can be roasted, boiled, fried, steamed or can be eaten raw. It is favourite among the ones who wants to shed the extra pounds as it is low in carbohydrate & fat and high in ditary fiber & Vitamin C. According to various studies, people who eat cauliflower regularly has the reduced risk of some types of cancer.

However the annoying problem with cauliflower is with it's insects and worms inside it. It is common to see the insects in the cauliflower. So I thought to share today with you all on how I remove them from the cauliflower. I have listed down two alternative ways to remove the insects from cauliflower. Depending upon time you have, you can choose the one as per your convinience.

Steps to remove insects from Cauliflower

1) Discard the stems and separate the florets of cauliflower.
2) Put the florets in the bowl.
3) Sprinkle salt over the florets. Not more than 1/2 tsp salt in 1/2 kg cauliflower.
4) Add enough water to cover the florets.
5) Set aside for an hour.
6) After an hour you will notice the insects are floating in the water.
7) Remove the florets and discard the water.
8) Wash florets thoroughly for couple of times in the fresh water.
9) Use it for briyani or vegetable.

When you are in hurry try below steps.

Step 1 to Step 3 are same.
4) Boil two glasses of water (adjust the water based cauliflower quantity).
5) Add florets in the boiling water. After couple of minutes switch off the burner.
6) You will notice the inspects are floating in the water.
7) Remove the florets and rinse it with cold water for couple of times.
8) Use it as requried.

Do share your ideas on how you clean cauliflower.

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