Gobhi Pepper Fry Recipe


  • 1 cup chopped cauliflower
  • 1/4 cup corn flour
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon fennel seeds
  • 1 capsicum (green pepper)
  • 4 cloves chopped garlic
  • 1/4 teaspoon dry mango powder
  • salt as required
  • 1/2 cup refined flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1/4 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1 onion
  • 1 inch chopped ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon coriander powder
  • 2 tablespoon tomato ketchup
  • 2 tablespoon chopped spring onions


  • Step 1 Blanch the veggies

    Boil water in a pot, add cauliflower florets to it along with some salt and blanch them for 3-4 minutes. Now strain the water and pour cold water on the florets. Drain the excess water and collect the florets in a bowl.

  • Step 2 Prepare the batter

    Add refined flour, corn flour, 1/2 tsp pepper, 1/4 tsp turmeric and salt in a bowl. Add 1/2 cup water firstly and mix well to prepare a slurry. The slurry should be neither too thick, nor too thin. Add 2-3 tbsp more water, if needed.

  • Step 3 Fry the florets

    Add the blanched florets to the batter and mix well to coat them properly in the batter. Now heat oil in a kadhai and drop the florets one by one in it. Deep fry the florets until crispy and golden brown in colour.

  • Step 4 Prepare the masala

    Heat 2 tablespoons of oil in a pan. Add cumin seeds, fennel seeds and let them splutter for a minute. Now add chopped onion to the pan and mix well. Add chopped ginger, garlic and capsicum. Saute the ingredients on a high flame for 3-4 minutes. Now add coriander powder, dry mango powder, 1/4 tsp turmeric, 1/2 tsp black pepper powder and salt as per taste. Add tomato ketchup and mix well to prepare a masala.

  • Step 5 Add the fried florets

    Now add the fried florets to the prepared masala. Toss a bit to coat the florets in the masala. Stir fry on high heat for two minutes.

  • Step 6 Ready to be served

    Garnish with chopped spring onions and serve.