Besan Cauliflower/Gobi in Yoghurt Gravy.

A creamy, spicy side dish for any type of Roti's / Chapathi's

For this recipe you need

1 medium sized Cauliflower (Cut into small florets)
1 cup of peas
2 Onions
2 Tomatoes
Fresh Green Coriander (Chopped)
2 tsp Ginger-Garlic - Onion Paste
1 tsp Garam Masala powder
1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder
1 tsp Cumin seeds
3 tbsp Yoghurt
1/2 Cup Gram Flour
1/2 tsp Red Chilli Powder
Salt to taste
Oil for Deep Frying and for cooking


For frying

Wash and clean the cauliflower florets in hot water with a pinch of turmeric powder for about 10 mins. Drain the water and keep it aside

In a bowl, Add the Gram flour, salt , chilli powder, 1 tsp. of the ginger-garlic-onion paste , along with sufficient water and make as a batter.

Now add the caulilower florets in this batter and leave it for 10 - 15 mins.

Heat oil in a pan and deep fry them well. Drain them on a kitchen towel and leave it aside.

For Gravy

Heat oil in a heavy bottomed pan, add the chopped onions and cook them well.

Add the paste to it and saute it.

Now add the peas and chopped tomatoes and saute them well until all are cooked .

Add garam masala powder.

Add the yoghurt and mix well in a low flame. Cook until the oil seperates from the mixture and the smell of yoghurt extracts from the gravy.

Now add sufficient water to this mixture and bring it to boil.

Finally add the fried florets and cook for another 5 mins.

Garnish with coriander…........

Serve it hot with Chapathi's / Roti's................

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Aruna Manikandan

I am a passionate cook and love to experiment various cuisines , in my kitchen. This blog is my humble attempt to register a copy of recipes that I learn and try . Feel free to experiment with my recipes and adjust accordingly to suit your taste and requirements.Hope you enjoy :)


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  1. Anything in yogurt base,i am in :) You know i am bored of my own subzi,which i am making for so long time... This should be a life saveer for me ;) But my kid wont eat yogurt :(

  2. definitely will try,who cares about him ;)

  3. Interesting recipe. Never tried this. Would taste well with rotis :):)


  4. Very interesting recipe...perfect as side dish for roti.

  5. A perfect gravy! Goes really well with rotis and rice.

  6. perfect besan cauliflower gravy...really nice combo with chapathi

  7. first time here..lovely and yummy curry..

  8. yummy cauliflower subzi.......happy new year

  9. Looks yummy.
    Are you guys celebrating Cauliflower day, this is the 2nd post on cauliflower i am seeing today.

  10. love the yogurt sauce!! good with rotis

  11. never tried gobi this way,nice recipe...

  12. This is very unique frying the cauliflower in batter before ading to gravy.Very innovative.

  13. Hi Dears ;-)
    Love all ur comments!!!!!!!!

  14. in yogurt gravy..has to be GOOD!

  15. Truly perfect for rotis.... I would love it... as it is I love gobi a lot...


  16. never tried this one and gopi is my favourite .

  17. never tried this.Perfect for chapathis

  18. Count me in for this dish which is yum n should have tasted delicious incorporating yogurt.Love to have them with rotis.Nice n neat space.Following you.

  19. nice receipe.if u interested pls link with me.

  20. nice and different dish... looks yummy...

  21. Hey Maragatham, i was looking for a cauliflower dish and came across this one .thought it was different and tried it...i should say it was a great hubby loved it. keep up ur gud work gal! expecting more new and different recipes :)

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