Gobhi Mussallam Recipe

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Gobhi Mussallam
How to make Gobhi Mussallam
  • Recipe Servings: 4
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

Cauliflower cooked with a deep and thick gravy in a microwave

Ingredients of Gobhi Mussallam

  • 1 Cauliflower
  • 1 Tbsp Lemon juice
  • 2 Tbsp Water
  • 1 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1 Tbsp Oil
  • 1/2 Cup Onions, finely chopped
  • 1/2 Cup Onion, grated
  • 1 tsp Ginger paste
  • 1 tsp Garlic paste
  • 1 tsp Coriander powder
  • 1 tsp Cumin seed powder
  • 1 tsp Kashmiri chilli powder
  • 1 tsp Turmeric powder
  • 1/2 Cup Tomatoes (blanched and peeled), finely chopped
  • 1 Cup Tomatoes (strained)
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • For garnish:
  • Cardamom powder
  • Garam masala

How to Make Gobhi Mussallam

  • 1.Mix together the water, lemon juice and the salt.
  • 2.Cut off the stem of the cauliflower right till the base. Prick with a sharp knife all over.
  • 3.Place the cauliflower in a deep dish and sprinkle with the lemon juice mixture all over and around it.
  • 4.Cover and cook at HI for 12-15 minutes, till almost cooked, but firm. If not, cook further till done. Remove from the dish and keep aside.
  • 5.Place oil in a dish and cook uncovered at HI for 1 minute.
  • 6.Add the onions and cook uncovered at HI for 5 minutes, stirring once, to a light brown.
  • 7.Add the grated onions, mix well and cook uncovered at HI for 5 minutes, stirring once.
  • 8.Add the ginger and the garlic paste and cook uncovered at HI for 1 minute.
  • 9.Add the coriander, cumin, chilli powder, turmeric and the tomatoes.
  • 10.Cook covered at HI for 5 minutes.
  • 11.Add to this the blended tomato and cook covered at 70% for 5 minutes.
  • 12.Add salt to this gravy.
  • 13.Place the cauliflower upside-down in the dish and cover with the gravy.
  • 14.Cook covered at 70% for 5 minutes.
  • 15.Turn and cook covered at 70% for 5 minutes, basting it with the masala.
  • 16.Serve hot garnished with cardamom powder and the garam masala.
Key Ingredients: Cauliflower, Lemon juice, Water, Salt, Oil, Onions, Onion, Ginger paste, Garlic paste, Coriander powder, Cumin seed powder, Kashmiri chilli powder, Turmeric powder, Tomatoes (blanched and peeled), Tomatoes (strained), Salt, Cardamom powder, Garam masala