Malai Gobi

Ingredients for Malai Gobi:

1. Cauliflower -1 big

    Salt – As required

2. Onions – 4

    Red chillies – 6-8

    Ginger – 1 small piece

    Garlic – 4 cloves

    Coriander powder -1 small spoon

    Turmeric powder – ½ small spoon

    Garam masala powder – 1 small spoon

3. Oil – 3-4 big spoons

4. Tomato – 4, chopped into fine pieces

5. Cinnamon powder – 1 pinch

    Cardamom – 3, powdered

    Green peas cooked – ½ cup

6. Fresh cream – 1 cup

How to prepare Malai Gobi?

1. Cut of the lower end of cauliflower containing leaves.

2. Dip in warm water for a while to remove pests and worms.

3. Then marinate with salt and steam cook cauliflower. It should not be fully cooked, only 3/4th is sufficient.

4. Make a fine paste of ingredients no: 2.

5. Heat oil, sauté this gravy for 5 minutes and add tomatoes later.

6. Sauté again till clear oil layer appears.

7. Add ingredients no: 5 and sauté for 2 more minutes.

8. Add 1-1.5 cups of water and fresh cream and cook in low flame for 6-7 minutes.

9. Add salt and cooked cauliflower and cook again.

10. Decorate with tomato rings, onion rings, broken cashews, coriander leaves and grated paneer.

11. Serve hot.

Courtesy: Vanitha Magazine March 1-14, 2014

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