Cauliflower Ani Batata Sukke

Cauliflower and potatoes cooked in spicy coconut masala.

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Main Ingredients Cauliflower, Potatoes
Cuisine Maharashtrian
Course Main Course Vegetarian
Prep Time 11-15 minutes
Cook time 16-20 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Cauliflower Ani Batata Sukke

  • 1/2 medium Cauliflower separated into florets
  • 2 large Potatoes cut into ½ inch cubes
  • 2 tablespoons Oil
  • 1 tablespoon Split black gram skinless (dhuli urad dal)
  • 2 teaspoons Coriander seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon Fenugreek seeds (methi dana)
  • 3 Bedgi whole dry chillies
  • 1/2 cup Scraped coconut
  • 1/2 teaspoon Tamarind pulp
  • 1/2 teaspoon Mustard seeds
  • 1 sprig Curry leaves
  • a pinch Asafoetida
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 1 medium Onion finely chopped
  • to taste Salt


  1. Heat one teaspoon of oil in a non stick pan. Add dhuli urad dal and sauté for half a minute. Add coriander seeds, methi dana and red chillies and sauté till fragrant, taking care that the spices do not burn.
  2. Grind with the coconut, tamarind pulp and three tablespoons of water to a semi coarse paste. Heat the remaining oil in a non stick kadai. Add the mustard seeds and when they splutter, add the curry leaves, asafoetida and turmeric powder.
  3. Add the onion and sauté till golden. Add the potato cubes, stir well and cover with lid and cook for three to four minutes. Remove lid and add cauliflower. Stir well again.
  4. Cover and cook on low for seven to eight minutes heat or till done. Remove the lid. Add the coconut masala, half a cup of water and salt to taste. Stir well and cook for two to three minutes. Serve hot.

Nutrition Info

Calories 1021
Carbohydrates 99.8
Protein 23.8
Fat 58.7