Adraki Gobi Aloo /Cauliflower and potatoes with ginger



  6 cauliflower florets
  2 medium size potatoes
  1 1/2" piece of ginger cut into julliens
  1/2 t sp haldi(turmeric) powder
  salt to taste
  chilli powder to taste
  coriander / cilantro for garnish
  2 tb sps cooking oil


  • Wash and cut the cauliflower florets into four.
  • Wash, peel and cut the potatoes into wedged and then cut into halves.
  • Heat oil in a kadai or fry pan.
  • Add cauliflower, potatoes and mix well with the oil.
  • Lower heat, add haldi, chilli powder and salt and mix it well till evenly coated.
  • Add ginger julliens, stir and cover with a tight fitting lid to cook in its own steam. Keep the flame low.
  • Remove the lid and stir gently from time to time making sure that any drops of water on the lid fall back into the pan.If it looks dry, sprinkle a few drops of water and cover and cook till tender but not disintegrating.
  • Remove the lid and let it fry gently till no water is left and the oil begins to separate.
  • It should be quite soft but not mushy when done.
  • Transfer to a flat dish and garnish with coriander leaves and ginger julliens.
  • Enjoy with hot roties or rice and dal.


  1. Ooooooh this was SOOO yummyy. This was the first time I made a cauliflower dish and it was so easy! I didn't have potatoes so I added peas instead and I loved it! Thanks!Shruti