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Masala Gobi Recipe

Masala Gobi is a popular Indian Side Dish
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On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Festive Recipe
Course :
Side Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Stewed Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 4
Rated 5 based on 100 votes


  • 1- large Cauliflower
  • 1 tbsp -poppy seeds
  • 1 tbsp- Cashew nuts broken into pieces
  • 10 g- Ginger
  • 6 flakes -garlic
  • 2 -green chillies
  • 2- large Onions chopped finely
  • 2 -tomatoes chopped finely
  • 1/2 tsp -turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp -red chilli powder
  • 1 tbsp -coriander powder
  • 1/2 tsp -cumin powder
  • 1 large tbsp- Curd (beaten)
  • Onion rings, Lemon ridges & Coriander leaves for garnishing
  • How to Make Masala Gobi:

    1. Immerse cauliflower for half an hour in boiling water with 2 tsp salt. Drain it and keep aside.
    2. Grind poppy seeds and cashew into a paste adding water.
    3. Grind ginger, garlic, and green chillies into a paste.
    4. Heat oil and fry onions till golden brown.
    5. Add ginger-garlic paste, tomatoes, turmeric, coriander, cumin and chilli powders
    6. Add little water and cook till tomatoes are pulpy. Now add curd and stir fry till well blended & till oil separates.
    7. Now gently lower the cauliflower and fry for 3 minutes on each side to coat the masala ending with the stump side down.
    8. Cover with a tight lid and cook on high for 2 minutes. Reduce heat and cook till the cauliflower is done.
    9. Add cashew paste and a little water to make it into a gravy.
    10. Remove from heat. Place cauliflower on serving dish. Pour masala over the cauliflower. Serve hot, garnished with onion rings, lemon ridges and coriander leaves. Goes well with naan or phulkas.


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