Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Gobi Simla Mirch(Cauliflower with capsicum)


2 cups of cauliflower cut into med size florets

1 capsicum finely chopped

a pinch of turmeric powder

1 tsp cumin seeds

1/2 cup finely chopped onion

1/2 tsp ginger-garlic paste

2-3 green chillies slit

1/2 tsp garam masala powder

1/2 tsp red chilli powder

1 tsp kasoori methi

2 tomatoes chopped

2 tbsp tomato ketchup

salt to taste

4 tsp oil

chopped coriander for garnishing


  • In a pan, put salt and turmeric and boil cauliflower in it till half done,Drain it and keep aside
  • Heat 2 tsp of oil in a pan and  shallow fry cauliflower till golden brown and then keep aside
  • In the same pan shallow fry the capsicum till tender and keep aside
  • Heat the remaining oil in the same pan, add cumin seeds and when it crackles add onion and fry till translucent 
  • Add ginger-garlic paste and green chillies and fry till light brown
  • Then add garam masala powder,chilli powder,kasoori methi and fry and then add chopped tomatoes and fry till it gets mashed
  • Now add cauliflower,capsicum and salt and fry for 2 minutes 
  • Lastly add tomato ketchup and fry for a while and garnish it with coriander leaves 
  • Serve Hot with Roti

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