Cauliflower Masala Restaurant Style

Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Cauliflower or Gobi is an all-time crowd favorite with vegetarians across India. Blogger Rajeswari Vijayanand's recipe for Cauliflower Masala Restaurant Style is a much loved Indian side dish that can be enjoyed anytime.This recipe helps you prepare a tangy Cauliflower Masala that is as good, if not better, that those served in the best restaurants. 

Gobi Masala Restaurant Style uses fresh cauliflower blended with hot Indian spices like ginger, garlic, cinnamon, cardamom and cloves. The authentic masalas and a dash of tomatoes add extra spiciness to the dish.

Cauliflower Masala Restaurant Style is best served with rotis, phulkas or rice.

Take a look at more Side-Dish Recipes. You may also want to try Matki Usal(Sprouted Matki or moth with spices), Spicy Chicken Chilli , ROUCH BEER CHICKEN WINGS WITH SPICY HABANERA CHILLY DIP , Narthangai Pachadi

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  • 1 - cauliflower (medium)
  • 2 - onions (finely chopped)
  • 2 - tomatoes (finely chopped)
  • 1-2 tsp - ginger garlic paste
  • 1/2 tsp - garam masala
  • 1 tsp - red chilli powder
  • 2 tsp - coriander powder
  • 1/8 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp - tandoori or biryani masala powder (optional)
  • 2 tbsp - coriander leaves (chopped)
  • 1 sprig - curry leaves
  • salt as needed
  • To temper: 2-3 tbsp - oil
  • 1 tsp - fennel
  • 1" piece - cinnamon
  • 1 - pod cardamom
  • 1 - clove

How to Make Cauliflower Masala Restaurant Style

  • Heat oil in a pan/kadai and temper with the items mentioned in the 'To temper' table.
  • Add curry leaves, chopped onions and fry until the onions are transparent.
  • Add ginger garlic paste and fry for 2 minutes on medium flame.
  • Add the chopped tomatoes, salt and fry until the tomatoes become soft and mushy.
  • Add all the masala powders and fry on medium flame for 3 minutes or until the raw smell goes off.
  • Add the cauliflower florets (cut into bite-sized pieces), 1/4 cup of water and mix well.
  • Cook covered on medium flame until the cauliflower is done.
  • Add coriander leaves and fry for 3-5 minutes.
  • Add more oil if needed.
  • Serve with roti or rice.
  • Recipe and Image courtesy: Rak`s Kitchen