Cauliflower tomato curry recipe

Cauliflower tomato curry is a very tasty and spicy Indian side dish for rotis, naans or rice. It is a very easy to make recipe where cauliflower is cooked in spicy tomato gravy and brought to a semi dry consistency. Very simple but a delicious curry. Do give a try.


  • Cauliflower - 2 cups (cut into small florets)
  • Tomatoes - 2 (finely chopped)
  • Onion - 1 (finely chopped)
  • Potatoes - 2 (chopped medium size)
  • Cooking oil - 2 tablespoons
  • Cumin seeds - 1/2 teaspoon
  • Ginger-garlic paste - 1 teaspoon
  • Turmeric powder - 1/4 teaspoon
  • Red chilli powder - 1/2 teaspoon
  • Green chillies - 2 (slit vertically)
  • Coriander powder - 1 teaspoon
  • Garam masala powder - 1 teaspoon
  • Yoghurt/curd - 1/2 cup
  • Chopped coriander leaves - 2 tablespoons
  • Salt to taste


Step 1

HOW TO MAKE CAULIFLOWER TOMATO CURRY RECIPE Pressure cook cauliflower and potato upto 1 or 2 whistles. Do not make the vegetables too mushy. Just parboil the cauliflower florets and potato pieces. Drain them and keep aside.

Step 2

Heat oil in a pan. Add cumin seeds and stir fry for few seconds. Add onions, green chillies and ginger-garlic paste and fry till onions become translucent.

Step 3

Add chopped tomatoes and cook till they become soft.

Step 4

Add salt, turmeric powder, red chilli powder, coriander powder and mix well. Cook for 2 minutes.

Step 5

Add curd/yoghurt and very little water and bring it to medium consistency.

Step 6

Add parboiled cauliflower florets and potato pieces and mix well.

Step 7

Cover the pan with a lid and cook for 7-8 minutes on a medium flame till the vegetables are well blended and cooked.

Step 8

Add garam masala and combine together. Cook for another 2 minutes

Step 9

Add chopped coriander leaves and mix well. Switch off the flame. Cauliflower tomato curry is ready to be served.

Step 10

Serve cauliflower tomato curry hot with rice, naans or plain rice. IMG_3341

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