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Cauliflower (Phool Gobi) Stir Fry

Cauliflower_Stir_Fry_1Cauliflower is one of the commonly available vegetables during winter and most of us like it. Cauliflower either as solo dish or as combo with any other vegetable is relished by everyone.

Here I have prepared Cauliflower Stir Fry. Cauliflower is known as Phool Gobi in Hindi.

Cooking Time: 30 minutes approximately


  • Cauliflower chopped – 1 medium size
  • Onion chopped – 1 no
  • Green chilli chopped – 1 no
  • Tomato chopped – 1 noCauliflower_Stir_Fry_2
  • Turmeric powder – ¼ tea spoon
  • Red chilli powder – ¾ tea spoon
  • Coriander powder – 1 tea spoon
  • Ginger garlic paste – 1 tea spoon
  • Salt – as per taste
  • For seasoning
    • Mustard – ½ tea spoon
    • Cumin – ¼ tea spoon
    • Aniseed – ¼ tea spoon
    • Urad dal – ¼ tea spoon
    • Curry leaves – few
    • Oil – 1 table spoon



  • Heat a pan with oil and do the seasoning; add chopped green chilli, onion and fry till onion is soft; add tomato, ginger garlic paste and fry for few seconds.

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  • Add all dry masalas, salt, mix well and cook for few minutes; then add cauliflower, ¼ cup of water and mix; cover and cook till water evaporates and cauliflower is done; this may take 8 to 10 minutes.

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  • Serve with rice or chappati.



  • To remove small insects (if any) from cauliflower, put chopped cauliflower for 15 minutes in warm water with little salt added. Then drain water, wash and use chopped cauliflower.

{ 3 comments… add one }

  • Sushma Mallya March 15, 2010, 9:46 am

    i love gobi and this is really a good recipe to try…looks delicious

  • vinolia March 15, 2010, 4:30 pm

    one of my favourites of all poriyals!!! your preparation looks delicious and inviting!!!

  • banu July 7, 2010, 10:20 am

    I tried this one as a side dish for chapathi. It tasted great. Thanks.

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