Aloo Gobi Masala | Cauliflower Potato Curry

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This is a lightly spiced and delicious Indian curry using the winter vegetable, Cauliflower (gobi), and Potato. With chapati, naan, or rice this curry pairs pretty well.

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Aloo Gobi Masala | Cauliflower Potato Curry

This is a lightly spiced and delicious Indian curry using the winter vegetable, Cauliflower (gobi) and Potato. With chapathi, naan or rice this curry pairs pretty well.
5 from 7 votes
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Course Side Dish
Cuisine North Indian Cuisine
Servings 4


  • 1 no. Whole head cauliflower
  • 1 no. Potato (large)
  • 1 no. Onion (large) (finely chopped)
  • 1 tbsp Ginger-garlic paste
  • 1 no. Tomato (medium)
  • 5-6 no. Cashew (soaked)
  • ¼ tsp Turmeric powder
  • ½ tsp Red chili powder
  • 1 tsp Garam masala powder
  • tsp Coriander powder
  • ½ tsp Cumin seed
  • 1 tbsp Coriander leaf (finely chopped)
  • 1 no. Bay leaf
  • 1 inch Cinnamon stick
  • 1 no. Cardamom pod
  • 3 tbsp Oil
  • Water as needed
  • Salt as needed


  • First cut the whole cauliflower head into medium florets and the potato into wedges.
  • Rinse both cauliflower and potato well and keep aside.
  • Make a fine paste of roughly chopped tomatoes and soaked cashews. Keep aside.
  • Heat 1 tbsp oil in a pan.
  • Add first the cauliflower florets to the oil and saute over a low-medium heat till light brown spots appears overall the florets.
  • Remove the sauted cauliflowers to a plate and into the remaining oil (if no oil is left, add little oil) add the potato wedges.
  • Saute till slightly brown from all the sides, remove to the plate and keep aside.
  • Into the same pan, add rest oil.
  • When oil is hot, add the bay leaf along with cinnamon stick, cardamom and cumin seeds.
  • After few seconds, the seeds will start to splutter.
  • Add finely chopped onion and saute till translucent.
  • Then add the ginger-garlic paste and saute for a few seconds till the raw aroma of ginger-garlic goes away.
  • Add the tomato-cashew paste and stir a bit.
  • After that add all the spice powders and cook till the oil starts to leave the sides of the masala, stirring in between.
  • Then add all the potatoes, mix well and pour water as per the consistency needed in the curry (approximately 3/4 -1 cup). Mix well.
  • Cover and cook for 10 minutes.
  • Now add the florets, cover and simmer for 15 minutes or till well cooked.
  • Turn off the heat and sprinkle some chopped coriander leaves on top.
  • Serve the Aloo Gobi Masala hot with chapati, naan or rice !


  • Adjust the spiciness as desired.
  • The amount of water depends upon the consistency of the curry needed. And also this depends upon the cauliflower cooking time. So accordingly add.
Keyword Cauliflower, Gravy Recipe



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  1. Bachhav Poonam

    5 stars
    Aloo gobhi masala makes for such a simple yet soulful preparation! Perfect pair with some hot phulkas. Love your beautiful presentation .

  2. The Girl Next Door

    5 stars
    Aloo Gobi Masala is an all-time favourite at our place! We love it with phulkas. 🙂 Yours looks so perfectly made and very delicious.

  3. Roy Sujata

    5 stars
    Aloo gobhi masala looks lipsmackingly delicious. And what a beautiful presentation! Lovely click Sasmita. I wish I could grab a plate from your table.

  4. Preethicuisine Preethicuisine

    5 stars
    Aloo gobhi masala looks scrumptious.we live this yummy combo at home .Just need some phulka s to polish it off. Beautifully presented.

  5. Priya Vj

    5 stars
    Gobi masala looks totally appetizing. Would love to have this with naan or kulchas with some sliced onions!

  6. Swati

    5 stars
    Aloo Gobhi masala is perfect to enjoy with rice or rotis.. looks so delicious .. I usually make the dry aloo gohbi will in curry now. Thanks for the recipe.

  7. Swati

    5 stars
    Aloo Gobhi masala looks so good.I usually make dry aloo gobhi, will now make this curried one. Perfect with rice or rotis.. Thanks for the recipe.

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