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capsicum cauliflower masala recipe
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Capsicum cauliflower masala | Gobi masala with cauliflower

capsicum cauliflower masala recipe
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 3
Calories: 256kcal
Author: Harini


  • 1 cup cauliflower florets
  • 1 cup chopped bell peppers
  • 1 onion finely sliced
  • 1 to mato finely chopped
  • 2 green chilies
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1 teaspoon mustard seeds
  • 2 tablespoons cilantro leaves
  • salt
  • oil


  • Parboil cauliflower florets with a dash of turmeric powder and salt. Drain and set aside for 15 minutes to let the florets dry a bit. Sprinkle some cornflour and toss well.
  • Heat 2 tablespoons oil and fry cauliflower florets until they turn slightly golden. Remove to a plate and set aside.
  • Remove excess oil from the kadai, retaining about 2 teaspoons. Add mustard and cumin seeds. let them splatter.
  • Add thinly sliced green chilies, crushed ginger-garlic and saute till the raw smell goes off. Add finely chopped onions and saute till the color changes slightly.
  • Add finely chopped tomatoes and saute well till the tomatoes turn mushy.
  • Add chopped green bell peppers and mix well. Add salt, sugar, Turner powder and chili powder. Saute till the bell peppers are cooked. ( do not over cook, the bell peppers should retain their crunch)
  • Add the fried cauliflower florets and mix well. Saute in high flame for 2 minutes. Add chopped cilantro leaves and mix well. Serve capsicum cauliflower masala hot with rice/roti.


1. You can different colored bell peppers


Calories: 256kcal