How to make Aloo Gobhi - Simple yet tasty preparation of cauliflower and potatoes popularly eaten in North India

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Main Ingredients : Potatoes , Cauliflower

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

Aloo Gobhi

History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

You can also find more Main Course Vegetarian recipes like Corn And Paneer Sabzi, Amras Ke Aloo, Bhindi Coconut Masala, Makhni Broccoli.

Aloo Gobhi Recipe Card

Aloo Gobhi

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Aloo Gobhi Recipe

  • Potatoes 3 medium

  • Cauliflower 1/2 small

  • Oil 1 1/2 tablespoons

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Ginger cut into thin strips 2 inch piece

  • Green chillies slit 3

  • Salt to taste

  • Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Coriander powder 2 teaspoons

  • Red chilli powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Garam masala powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 2 tablespoons


Step 1

Peel the potatoes, halve and slice. You can also cut them into small pieces. Wash the cauliflower, remove stems and separate into florets.

Step 2

Trim the stem and cut into small pieces. Heat one to one and a half tablespoons of oil in a kadai.

Step 3

Add cumin seeds, ginger, green chillies and sauté. Add potato pieces, cauliflower pieces and salt.

Step 4

Mix and add turmeric powder and mix well. Cover and cook on low heat.

Step 5

The vegetables should cook in their own steam. Keep stirring from time to time.

Step 6

After about ten minutes, remove the cover and add coriander powder, red chilli powder and garam masala powder.

Step 7

Mix and cover again. Cook till the vegetables are totally tender. Serve hot garnished with sprigs of fresh coriander.

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