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How to prepare Gobi Masala

Method of cooking Gobi Masala

How to prepare Gobi Masala


Introduction
Gobi masala is mostly prepared by the north Indians in a gravy consistency using the cauliflower, onion, tomato. It can be served for lunch or even for dinner.


Ingredients
• 1 cup of cauliflower florets
• 1 ½ onion
• 1 ½ tomato
• 2tsp cilantro
• 2tsp yogurt
• Spice powder: 1 tsp of Red chili powder and Coriander powder, ½ tsp of turmeric and cumin powder.
• 1 tsp poppy seeds and 2 tsp of cashews
• 3 pods of Garlic, 2 green chilies and a small piece of ginger
• Salt for taste

Method of preparing Gobi Masala


Cutting
Break the cauliflower in to small florets and wash them cut the onion and tomato finely.
Grinding
Take a jar put the poppy seeds and cashews and grind it to a smooth paste and keep aside. In the same jar put the garlic, green chillies and ginger and grind to a smooth paste.

Method of cooking Gobi Masala


Heat oil in a pan and put the chopped onion till they turn golden brown in colour. Now add the paste of ginger, garlic and green chillies to the onion and fry. Then add the chopped tomatoes and fry for 2 minutes. Add Red chili powder, Coriander powder, turmeric, cumin powder and salt as required.

Cook till the tomatoes are soft and absorbs the flavor of the spices. Add the yogurt and blend well. Put the florets and mix well so that each floret is well coated with the masala cover it with the lid and simmer for 2 minutes. Finally add the paste of poppy seeds and cashews with ½ cup of water and cook on low flame for 5 minutes. Yummy and mouth watering Gobi masala is ready to serve.

Method of serving Gobi Masala


Pour the cooked Gobi masala in to a rectangle shaped glass bowl, sprinkle the chopped cilantro leaves on top and decorate the sides of the gravy with the sliced tomatoes. Serve hot with any Indian breads like naan, kulcha, rumali roti or even with dosa, pulao.

Summary
Gobi masala tastes like Tandoori gravy it goes well along with any main course. Easy to prepare when ever needed.

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