Aloo Gobi …


When mom used to cut cauliflower , i had the habit of  picking a floret and eating that raw .. i still like to eat gobi that way , funny right .. well aloo gobi is on of my favorite vegetables. This subzi goes well with chapati , paratha  or puri .

Here are the ingredients

* 1 medium size cauliflower ( cut into small florets).

* 2 medium size potatoes .

*  pinch of asefoetida .

* 2-3 tablespoon of oil .

* 1/4 teaspoon zeera or mustered seeds.

* 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder.

*  1 teaspoon red chili powder .

*  1 – 1 1/2 tablespoon dhania powder.

* 1  tablespoon garam masala powder .

* 1/4 teaspoon of fennel seeds ( optional but it gives  nice aroma ).

*  salt for taste.

*Oil for frying potatoes.


Cook florets in microwave for 3 -4 minutes .

Peel and cut potato in 1 inches peaces long and not very thick . Fry pieces in oil till golden brown and keep aside .

Heat oil in frying pan on medium high heat , add musterd seed or zeera and let it temper, add pinch of hing ( asafoedita ). Add half cooked cauliflower , add all spices except garam masala , add salt and saute well . sprinkle a little water , cover and cook for 5 – 7 mins. Once florets are well cooked and absorbs all spices add fried potato pieces and finally add garam masala powder . Cook for 2 min and take it of the heat . Transfer to the serving bowl and garnish with chopped coriander.

* can sprinkle little lemon juice and enjoy tangy spicy taste.


1 Comment

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One response to “Aloo Gobi …

  1. Shoba

    hey shruthi,

    where are the other posts??? i am waiting

    rgds, shobha

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