Apr 24, 2014

Cauliflower Poriyal Recipe / South Indian Gobi Poriyal (Fry)

Cauliflower Poriyal , one of my favorite vegetable. I often make this poriyal and serve it with rice and rasam. They taste heavenly. Give this a try and let me know how it turned out..

Preparation Time : 10 mins
Cooking Time : 30 mins
Serves : 3 to 4


Cauliflower - 3 cups cut into florets
Onion - 1 small sliced thinly
Green Chilli - 1 slit
Mustard Seeds / Kaduku - 1 tsp
Turmeric powder / Manjal podi - 1 tsp +  1 tsp
Salt to taste
Chilli powder - 1 tsp
Garam Masala powder - 1 tsp
Coriander powder - 1 tblspn
Cilantro / Coriander leaves for garnishing
Curry leaves - 1 sprig
Oil - 3 tblspn


Take cauliflower in a sauce pan and add some salt and turmeric powder to it, boil it for 5 mins. Drain it and wash in lots of cold water. Set aside.

Heat oil in a kadai. Add in mustard, curry leaves and let it sizzle.

Now add in onions and green chillies and saute for a couple of mins.

Now add in cooked gobi and toss well.

Now add in all the spice powders and mix well.

Cook on a low heat for 15 to 20 mins till it is well browned and caramalized.

Add in coriander leaves and mix well.

Serve with Rice and Rasam.


  1. I am following your blog from last 2 years. Please don't stop adding the pictorial of the recipe which makes your blog million times better than other blogs. The reason I am asking you to do this because sometimes we are in hurry and can't read all the recipe or watch the video, the pictorial helps a lot. and keep posting recipes... made so many South Indian dishes from your blog. specially the chutneys.. my friends loved them a lot.

  2. @ritzI will never ever stop adding pictorial for my post. but one in a while i will add youtube videos too, because i want to create a active youtube channel for my website

  3. @AarthiYou can do both the things na! Your blog pics has always been very helpful. Thanks!

  4. hi arthi.. your pictorial representation is excellent which helps a lot to people those who new to cooking so please don't stop it.. thanks a lot for your recipe ..

  5. Caramalized..???

  6. @AnonymousYes it has to get nice colour and the onions should be caramalized.

  7. How would it taste if tomatoes are added while sauting?

  8. @AnonymousThe taste will be good. you can try adding

  9. Hello Aarthi, Girl you are awesome! You must've heard this a zillion times already. I don't search recipes with the dish names alone anymore, I search for recipes by prefixing the names with yummy tummy. You are my go to kitchen adviser. Thanks for doing what you do :) Take care

  10. You have become kitchen guru for newly married girls lyk me ��������


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