Nov 25, 2014

Cauliflower Masala Recipe / Gobi Masala Recipe

I love cauliflower recipes, they are so tasty and can be made into pretty much anything. This is my latest favourite and love to have it with naan, paratha or roti.

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Gobi Sabzi
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and Many More..

Hope you will try this out and let me know how it turns out for you..

Preparation Time : 10 mins

Cooking Time : 35 to 40 mins
Serves : 4


Oil - 2 tblspn
Cauliflower - 1 medium size cut into florets
Onion - 1 large chopped finely
Tomato - 2 large size pureed
Green Chillies - 2 slit
Curry leaves a sprig
Chilli Powder - 1 tsp
Black Pepper Powder - 1 tsp
Cumin Powder / Jeeraka Podi - 1 tsp
Coriander Powder / Malli Podi - 1 tblspn
Turmeric Powder / Manjal Podi - 1 tsp
Salt to taste
Sugar - 1 tsp
Coriander leaves - 3 tblspn finely chopped

Whole Spices:
Cinnamon stick - 1 small piece
Fennel Seeds / Saunf / Sombu - 1 tsp
Cumin Seeds / Jeerakam - 1 tsp
Bay Leaf - 1
Kalpaasi / Black Stone Flower - 1 piece


Start by cooking the gobi, take cauliflower florets in a saucepan. Cover with water and cook for 6 to 8 mins. Drain it and set aside.

Heat oil in a pan, add in the whole spices and saute for a min.

Add in curry leaves, onions, chillies and cook till it is golden..

Add in ginger garlic paste and saute for a min.

Add in all the spice powders along with some water and cook till oil separates, this prevents the spices from burning.

Now add in tomato puree and cook till oil separates.

Add in cooked gobi, salt , sugar and toss well in the masala. Pour water and bring it to a boil, simmer for 5 mins.

Now take some curd in a bowl, add some of the gravy and mix well, this will temper the curd so it wont curdle when you add it to the curry.

Now add in the curd and mix well. Simmer for another 5 mins.

Add in coriander leaves and mix well.

Serve with roti..

Take all your ingredients

Take cauliflower in a sauce pan, cover with water

Bring it to a boil

drain it

Heat oil in a frying pan

add all the whole spices

add in some curry leaves

In goes onions and green chillies

saute till it gets golden

add in ginger garlic paste

Saute for a min

Add in pepper, cumin and turmeric powder

add in coriander powder

and some chilli powder

now add in some garam masala powder

mix well

add some water

mix well and cook till the spices are cooker and oil separates

add in tomato puree

add in salt and sugar

cook till oil separates

now add in cooked cauiflower

mix well 

pour in some water

boil it

once it has simmered for a while

take beaten curd in a bowl

spoon some of the masala in this

mix well..This will temper the curd, so it wont curdle..

pour this into the curry

mix well and simmer for 5 mins


add in coriander leaves




  2. Superb very easy to cook.. That picture presentation of cooking is also nice

  3. Superb very easy to cook.. That picture presentation of cooking is also nice

  4. brilliant. i followed all of it step by step and the result is quite tasty! thank you. 1 tip would be add black pepper as per taste

  5. Aarthi...ur recipe tricolour sandwich is super duper hit in my family... my son Aadi loves them....thanq so much...

  6. hi, how do you make tomato puree?? just grind the raw tomatoes or cook it first peel the skin and then grind it?

  7. @priyajust puree raw tomatoes with skin and all

  8. Thanks.. nice recipe. tried and turned out well. While making tomato puree, I usually blanch the tomato first and then paste it after cooling. You may or may not peel the tomato after blanching depending on the recipe requirement.

  9. Love the pictorial presentation....

  10. Wow Excellent way of describing the recipe in pictures.Looks Yummy.Will be trying this recipe for my family.

  11. Excellent way of describing the recipe in pictures.
    Will be trying this recipe for my family
    thank u

  12. Can we just leave the black stone flower as i cant get it

  13. it's came out very worst.

  14. @shalinii am sorry to hear that this didn't work for you. Let me know what problem you faced.

  15. Taste wasnt as expected. Looked awesome. Garam masala spoiled taste.

  16. @AnonymousOkay i think u must have added too much powder. Just add less next time

  17. thank you aarthi..:)
    just now made came out well !!

  18. Wow! This seems simple and I like the way you presented it with so many pictures. Will try it today.Thanks

  19. Shall I add potato n peas?

  20. All your recipes are excellent. Must say, you put in a lot of hard work and heart into all of them. Great going.


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