How to make Aloo Phoolkopi -

Potatoes and cauliflower coated with spicy-sweet masala gravy.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

For more recipes related to Aloo Phoolkopi checkout Batata Bhaji, Batata Song , Aloo Matar, Achari Aloo . You can also find more Main Course Vegetarian recipes like Kachchi Makai Dhingri Shakkarkandi Matar Masala Kathal Sukka Matar aur Mangodi Kadhi

Aloo Phoolkopi

Aloo Phoolkopi Recipe Card


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!


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

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.