How to make Aloo Phoolkopi - Potatoes and cauliflower coated with spicy-sweet masala gravy.

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Potatoes (आलू), Cauliflower (फूलगोभी)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

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Aloo Phoolkopi

Hindi: Aloo

Why is it that when you are stuck at “what should we cook today” the answer is always “make some aloo!” Potatoes are like this…extremely popular and have multipurpose usage.

And did you always think that eating a potato will make you fat?
Well, don’t – it is a surprising source of vitamin C and provides useful amounts of starch, thiamine and niacin and around a hundred grams will provide about eighty calories.
Little did you know!


For more recipes related to Aloo Phoolkopi checkout Batata Song , Aloo Matar, Achari Aloo, Baby Potatoes In Spicy Yogurt Gravy . You can also find more Main Course Vegetarian recipes like Dum Paneer Mitti Handi, Malai Kofta Curry, Kathirikkai Rasavangi, Aloo Ka Chokha.

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Aloo Phoolkopi Recipe

  • Potatoes 1/2 inch cubes 2 large

  • Cauliflower separated into florets 1 medium

  • Mustard oil to deep fry

  • Cumin seeds 1/2 teaspoon

  • Bay leaves 2

  • Coriander paste 1 teaspoon

  • Cumin paste 1 teaspoon

  • Tomato chopped optional 1

  • Salt to taste

  • Sugar 1/2 teaspoon

  • Green chillies slit 3

  • Garam masala powder 1 teaspoon

  • Ghee 2 teaspoons


Step 1

Heat sufficient oil in a deep frying pan and deep-fry the potatoes and cauliflower till light brown. Drain onto an absorbent paper and keep aside.

Step 2

Heat one-tablespoon oil in another pan and add cumin seeds and bay leaves. Add coriander and cumin pastes and stir-fry on low heat, sprinkling a little water occasionally, till the masala leaves the oil.

Step 3

Add the fried vegetables and mix well. Add a little water and tomato and simmer till the vegetables are almost done. Add salt, sugar and slit green chilies and mix well. Simmer till the gravy is thick. Add fresh ground garam masala powder and ghee. Mix well and serve hot. Chef's Tip