Sep 17, 2007

Gobi Masala


1. Cauliflower - 1
2. Onion - 1
3. Tomato - 2 nos.
4. Ginger garlic paste - 3/4th of a teaspoon
5. Coriander powder - 2 tbsp
6. Chilli powder - 1 tbsp
7. Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
8. Yogurt - 1 cup
9. Garam masala pd. - 1/2 tbsp
10. Kasoori methi - 1 tsp (lightly crushed)
11. Jeera - a pinch
12. Oil - 4 tbsp
13. Water - according to preferred consistency
14. Salt - as required
15. Coriander leaves - for garnish


1. Cut the cauliflower, chop onion and tomatoes and keep aside.

2. Heat oil in a kadai. Add jeera. When it splutters add chopped onion an saute for 2 to 3 minutes or till soft. Add the ginger garlic paste and saute for another minute.

3. Now add the chopped tomatoes along with coriander, chilli and turmeric powder. Saute well till the raw smell is gone and the tomatoes are mushy. Now add yogurt and salt and mix well.

4. Put the florets into the masala and mix such that the florets are well coated with the masala. Add the required amount of water. Check if the spice level and salt content is ok. Add kasoori methi, garam masala powder and cover cook on medium low heat for about 8 minutes.

5. Garnish with coriander leaves.

*** For a rich taste add some cream or cashew paste.


Asha said...

Absolutely delicious looking gravy!:))

VINI said...

Thanks Asha, you blog is in my fav list...truly an inspiration!

TBC said...

I've never madea gravy with gobi. This looks delicious.

Dhanya R Sankar said...

It looks so good, appealing colour, let me try it. Thanks a lot...!

Regards from Dhanya.

VINI said...

TBC, give it a shot, you won't be disappointed. Goes really well with rotis.

Hi Dhanya, do try it out. Hope you like it.

Nags said...

this is very similar to my gobi curry :)

Jeena said...

WOW Vini! What a beautiful picture and one of my favourate vegetables to be cooked with spice. Lovely recipe. :)

Lissie said...

gobi masalalooks absolutely delicious! you have a very good blog, vini!

Anonymous said...

I tried this recipe. It was good and tasty but I didn't get the same color as yours. It was little bit brownish. What brand chilli powder do you use?


Salma said...

Looks superb ...want to try once and will let u know