Aloo gobi is a vegetarian dish that originated in the Indian subcontinent. It is a dry dish made with potatoes (aloo) and cauliflower (gobi), cooked with a blend of spices and herbs that may include turmeric, cumin, coriander, garam masala, and others. Aloo gobi is a popular dish in Indian cuisine and is often served with rice or flatbread such as naan or roti. It is a healthy and delicious vegetarian option that can be enjoyed as a main dish or a side dish.
- 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
- 1 large onion finely chopped
- 2 teaspoons ginger minced
- 2 teaspoons garlic minced
- 2 teaspoons garam masala
- 1 teaspoon ground cumin
- 1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric
- 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
- 2 medium potatoes peeled and cut into 1-inch cubes
- 1 head cauliflower cut into florets
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 cup water
- 2 tablespoons chopped fresh coriander leaves
- Heat the oil in a large frying pan over medium-high heat. Add the onion and cook until softened and lightly browned, about 5 minutes.
- Add the ginger and garlic and cook for 1 minute, stirring constantly.
- Add the garam masala, cumin, turmeric, and cayenne pepper to the skillet and cook for 1 minute, stirring constantly.
- Add the potatoes, cauliflower, salt, and water to the pan and stir to combine.
- Cover and cook over medium heat for about 15-20 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the potatoes and cauliflower are tender.
- Remove the pan from the heat and stir in the chopped coriander .
- Serve hot with rice or naan bread, if desired.