Gobi Tikka Masala is a vegetarian delight with cauliflower simmered in rich yogurt based gravy with fantastic flavors of spices, almonds, cashews and Kasuri methi. Homemade is always healthy ….Do give it a try..


Cooking Time:
40 Minutes

Deep bottomed pan with lid


For gravy

  • Onion-1 medium(paste)
  • Tomato paste -3 tbsp
  • Cauliflower -1 medium
  • Salt– to taste
  • Oil– 2 tbsp
  • Turmeric powder-1 tsp
  • Cumin seeds-1 tsp
  • Clove-2
  • Elachi/Cardamom-1
  • Cinnamon sticks-2
  • Ginger garlic paste-2 tsp
  • Cumin powder– 1tsp
  • Kasuri methi -2 tsp
  • Garam Masala– 1tsp
  • Red chili powder -2tsp
  • Coriander powder– 2 tsp
  •  Yogurt– 1/4 cup
  • Almond-8 pieces
  • Cashews-8 pieces


For marination:

  • Marinate the florets with
  • Yogurt– 1/4 cup
  • Cumin powder -2 tsp
  • Kasuri methi -2 tsp
  • Garam Masala– 1 tsp
  • Red chili powder- 2 tsp
  • Coriander powder– 2 tsp
  • Turmeric powder– 1/2 tsp
  • Salt and combine well.
  • Refrigerate it for 15 mins.

How to Cook!

Step 1

  • Add oil in pan and shallow fry the marinated florets .Cook till it changes its color slightly
  • Soak almond and cashews with 1/4 cup of water for about 15-30 mins .Grind it to fine paste.

Step 2

  • Heat a deep bottomed pan with 1 tbsp oil ,once hot add cumin seeds,cinnamon sticks,clove & cardamom.
  • Add onion paste,tomato paste,ginger garlic paste and saute till raw flavor disappears for about 10 min
  • Add Cumin powder , Kasuri methi,Garam Masala, Red chili powder,Coriander powder and yoghurt, saute well.Check the salt to taste.

Step 3

  • Add the fried cauliflower, ground almond-cashew paste, a small piece of jaggery or a little sugar and required water.
    Cook with lid on for about 20 mins until oil seperates.
 Serve hot with rotis, chapattis…

Let me know your review once you enjoy the Gobi Tikka Masala on your table…