Gobi Curry Recipe | Dry Cauliflower Curry | Gobi ki Sabzi

gobi curry recipe

Make a delicious side dish with this gobi curry recipe. Gobi, known as cauliflower in English, is a tasty vegetable, for preparing curries and manchurians. Cauliflower is said to be good for the health too. The gobi curry recipe that follows gives the steps to make a dry curry.

Food Fact
cauliflower health benefits
Cruciferous vegetables like cauliflower are said to prevent cancer, largely because they contain chemicals known as glucosinolates.1

Before you use the gobi to make a dish, clean the gobi thoroughly, because it may contain worms, pesticides and or other unwanted elements.

A trait of the dry cauliflower curry is it is easy to make, in less time, in comparison to its gravy counterpart.

If you thus want to try a new side dish that does not require much effort to prepare, and surprise your near and dear ones with a tasty side dish, you should know how to make gobi curry.

For chapati, in particular, the gobi curry has a superb fit as a side dish. Try it with rice-tomato rasam combination, and you would say the trio is lip-smacking.

Ginger, curry leaves, garlic and turmeric, among others, in the gobi curry recipe add much weight to the health value of dry cauliflower curry.

Before you eat or serve the gobi curry, garnish it with fresh coriander leaves, coconut gratings and a few drops of lemon juice.

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Ref: 1Cruciferous Vegetables and Cancer Prevention, National Cancer Institute, cancer.gov/cancertopics/causes-prevention/risk-factors/diet/cruciferous-vegetables-fact-sheet

Servings: Three


1. Gobi / cauliflower / hoo kosu florets, small, 2 cups
2. Oil 2-3 teaspoons or to taste
3. Jeera / cumin seeds 1/2 teaspoon
4. Green chilies, chopped, 1-2 or to taste
5. Garlic cloves, sliced, 4-5
6. Ginger, chopped, 1/2 teaspoon

ginger health benefits
Ginger, a great gift of Mother Nature, adds to the health value of the dry cauliflower curry.

Get to know more about the Ginger Health Benefits in the blog.

7. Curry leaves 1 sprig
8. Turmeric 1/8 teaspoon

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Some call turmeric as the Indian Solid Gold, for its great health advantages.

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9. Coconut gratings 1 tablespoon
10. Salt to taste
11. Lemon juice to taste
12. Garnishing: coriander leaves

How to make Gobi Curry

1. Clean the cauliflower / gobi thoroughly.

Here is the info on how to clean cauliflower.

Cut the gobi florets into small florets.

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Heat about 2 cups of water.

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Add gobi when the water starts to boil.

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Cook for about 3-4 minutes or till the gobi becomes slightly soft.

Do not cook the gobi till it becomes soft, because the top portion of the gobi floret will spread.

The gobi will also become mushy while making the curry. Its taste will not be good.

Strain the water.

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2. Heat oil till it becomes hot.

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3. Add jeera.

Fry till the jeera turns golden brown.

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4. Add garlic, ginger, green chilies and curry leaves.

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Fry till the garlic becomes light golden brown.

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5. Add turmeric and salt.


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6. Cook till the gobi becomes hot.

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Add coconut gratings. Mix and fry for a few seconds.

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Add lemon juice. Mix.

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7. Garnish with coriander leaves.

Gobi curry / dry cauliflower curry is ready.

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TIPS Gobi Curry Recipe
1. Use red chili powder in lieu of green chilies.
2. To make the gobi curry richer, add fried cashew nuts, in Step 7, along with coriander leaves.