Gobi Masala

Gobi Masala


In India, there are many different varieties of cauliflower dishes. I usually make Gobi Manchurian which is my favourite one. But today i have tried a different recepie and it goes perfect as side dish with rice and rotis.


Preparation time : 10 mins

Cooking time : 15 mins

Serves: 4


  • Cauliflower florets: 2 cups
  • Onion: 1 big finely chopped
  • Tomato : 1 finely chopped
  • Coriander leaves: 1 cup
  • Garlic cloves: 5
  • Ginger: 1 small piece
  • Curd: 1 tbsp
  • Green chilli : 1 or 2
  • Garam masala / chicken masala: 1 tsp
  • Black pepper powder: 1 tsp
  • Kasuri methi : 1 /2 tsp
  • Oil : 4tbsp + 2 tbsp
  • Salt: for taste


  • Boil cauliflower florets. Drain and keep aside.


  • Make a smooth paste of coriander leaves, garlic, ginger, green chilli, salt and curd.
  • Marinate the florets with this paste and keep it for 5 minutes.


  • Shallow fry the florets till they shrink.Drain and keep aside.


  • Heat 2 tbsp oil in a wok, add onion and salt and saute till it turns light brown.


  • Add chopped tomatoes and saute well.


  • Add chicken masala or garam masala and black pepper powder and mix well.
  • Add 1/4 cup water and mix the masalas well.


  • Now add the fried florets and mix well. Saute for another 5 to 6 mins.


  • Add crushed kasoori methi and chopped coriander leaves and switch off the flame.


Dentist by profession.. I just love cooking and I try making innovative recepies..
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