Authentic Aloo Gobi Curry | Cauliflower Potato Curry – Indian Recipe

Authentic Aloo Gobi Curry Recipe

Authentic Aloo Gobi Curry or subji(also referred as Cauliflower Potato Curry) is best ever recipe from main course served with rice or roti. It is delicious dry vegetable curry sauteed with typical Indian spices and different combination of vegetables and also spruced up with common ingredients like ginger, green chillies and garlic.

Every kitchen in India has their own adaptation of Aloo Gobi curry and here is my thought on this great recipe among other Indian cauliflower recipes. In some part of India, this recipe utilise 2-3 flavor of spices and a few uses upwards of 7-10 types of herbs. The most well-known spices, I always have on my spice-box, by 24/7 are turmeric powder, coriander powder, cumin powder, red chili powder, and the GARAM MASALA. You can find them any nearby Indian Grocery Shop. Nowadays all Top general stores in world offer these Indian spices in their specific aisle.

Authentic Aloo Gobi Curry Recipe
Authentic Aloo Gobi Curry Recipe

Cauliflower is very low in calories. Also, fresh cauliflower is a very good source of vitamin C and an excellent source of minerals. This recipe is quick and easy meal on those days when cauliflower season is at peak. I make different combination of them very often. For this recipe I also have used pigeon pea (Tuver Dana) and tomatoes which widens the taste and add some lovely flavor to it. You can also add green peas or bell papers instead of pigeon pea. The Core to this dish is not to overcook anything.

Simple, quick to make and totally delightful! I cherish it so much that I cook it once in a week some times more… So here is my recipe of the great Punjabi Aloo Gobi curry recipe and with it I offer farewell to summer and welcome winter. You can serve this with rotis, plain parathas, naan or steamed rice or jeera rice. Do make this yummy and full-seasoned sabzi and stay appetite and healthy.

Authentic Aloo Gobi Curry Recipe
Authentic Aloo Gobi Curry Recipe


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Authentic Aloo Gobi Curry | Cauliflower Potato Curry - Indian Recipe

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Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: Indian
Serves: 2
  • 2 small potatoes (about 1 cups), cleaned, peeled and cut into ½ inch cubes
  • 200 grams cauliflower cut into medium sized florets
  • ⅓ cup green pigeon pea (tuver dana)
  • 1 small tomato finely chopped
  • 1½-2 tbsp oil
  • ½ tbsp cumin seeds (jeera)
  • 1 tbsp garlic paste
  • ½ tbsp turmeric powder
  • ¾ tbsp red chili powder (adjust according to taste)
  • 1 tbsp coriander powder
  • salt to taste
  • ½ tbsp garam masala (optional)
  • 2-3 tbsp coriander leaves, finely chopped
  1. Boil the pigeon pea into pressure cooker. You can also boil them into microwave. Take microwave safe bowl, add pigeon pea, ½ cup of water, salt to taste and microwave it for 5 minutes. I prefer to cook them into microwave.
  2. Heat oil in a pan and add cumin seeds. When cumin seeds crackle add garlic paste into it.
  3. One you get aroma of garlic add finely chopped tomato, Sauté till it cooks perfectly. It will take around 3-4 minutes.
  4. Now time to add our main ingredients Aloo and Gobi. So add potato and cauliflower and ya add salt to taste at these stage.
  5. Cover the lid and let it cook for 15 minutes, stirring in between to make sure that vegetables don’t stick the bottom of the pan. Don’t forget that core of this recipe is not to overcook these vegetables.
  6. Let them cook perfectly. Finally add pigeon peas and give them a good stir.
  7. At last add spices, like turmeric powder, red chili powder as per your capacity to eat spiciness, coriander powder and garam masala.
  8. Mix them well and cook for 2-3 minutes. Switch of flame and add freshly squeezed lemon/lime juice. Garnish with finely chopped coriander leaves.
1) This Aloo Gobi is a versatile dish and many times I end up using them in wraps, sandwiches

2) I serve it with Indian flat breads (Whole Wheat Naan) and it goes delicious with well famous jeera-rice

Seems delicious, right…..!!!!! Why don’t you try it? 🙂

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  1. Aloo Gobi one of the most delicious recipe, thanks for sharing this wonderful recipe.

    1. Thanks Sunita.. Keep visiting for more recipes… 🙂

  2. Gobi masala looks really tempting me. Love it

  3. Is the garnish of coriander leaves important?

    1. Hi Peter, Thanks for reading. Coriander tastes really good with such curries so I always garnish this dish with it. You can avoid coriander if you don’t like the taste.

  4. Hi do you put water together with the potatoes and cauliflower?

    1. Yeah, abigail, you need to add water with potatoes and cauliflower. Adjust water while cooking them also.

  5. Hi Reena. Looks awesome. Btw, is the turmeric powder measure 1/2 Tsp or tbsp?

    1. The amount of turmeric powder is half tablespoon (tbsp).

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