Indian Cauliflower With Ginger and Fenugreek (Gobhi Methi)

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  • 90 mins
  • Prep: 70 mins,
  • Cook: 20 mins
  • Yield: Serves 2
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Gobhi methi, also known as gobi methi, is a traditional Indian dish. Cauliflower florets are marinated in a delicious ginger and garlic yogurt sauce then fried with onions and tomatoes. Team this vegetarian dish with plain boiled rice or hot chapatis (Indian flatbread).

What You'll Need

  • 1/2 kg cauliflower florets
  • 250 gms fenugreek leaves (stalks removed)
  • 2 tsp garlic paste
  • 1 tsp ginger paste
  • 2 tsp coriander powder
  • 1 tsp cumin powder
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp red chili powder
  • 1 cup yogurt
  • 2 tbsps cooking oil (
  • vegetable/ canola/ sunflower oil)
  • 1 large onion (chopped fine)
  • 3 large tomatoes (chopped fine)
  • Dash salt (or to taste)
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice (juice of 1 lime)
  • 1/4 cup coriander leaves (chopped, to garnish)

How to Make It

  1. Mix the yogurt, ginger and garlic pastes and all the spices well.
  2. Add the cauliflower florets to this mixture and marinate for an hour.
  3. Heat the cooking oil in a pan, add the onions and fry until soft.
  4. Add the tomatoes and fry till soft.
  5. Add the cauliflower and yogurt marinade and mix well.
  6. Add the fenugreek leaves and mix well. Add salt to taste.
  7. Cook till the cauliflower is done (but not too soft), stirring occasionally.
  1. Turn off the fire, garnish with the lime juice and chopped coriander leaves and serve with plain boiled rice or chapatis (Indian flatbread).
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
Calories 241
Total Fat 6 g
Saturated Fat 3 g
Unsaturated Fat 1 g
Cholesterol 16 mg
Sodium 252 mg
Carbohydrates 41 g
Dietary Fiber 11 g
Protein 14 g
(The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)