Gobi Malaikary (Cauliflower in a thick coconut milk gravy)

Gobi Malaikary Recipe

Recipe Category
Veg, lunch/Dinner
Easy to make at home
Ingredients Availability
Available everywhere
Time to Prepare
20 min
This preparation Serves
2-3 person

Recipes with coconut milk is very popular in Bengal. Specially the term malaikary add with the recipe. Like chingri macher malaikary and pabda macher malaikary is very popular recipe. This recipe is for vegetarian people, who can’t enjoy these 2 fish malaikary recipes. Gobi malaikary is a similar recipe with awesome flavor.

What do you need to make Gobi Malaikary

1 cauliflower cut in small pieces
1 tbsp ginger paste
pinch of chili powder
1 tbsp turmeric powder
1/2 tbsp jeera powder
1 onion finely chopped
1/2 cup coconut milk
Raw garam masala(cinamons,cardamoms,black paper & cloves)
2 green chillis finely chopped
2 tbsp mustard oil
Salt to taste
Little sugar

How to make Gobi Malaikary 

  • First in a pan heat water and add little salt.
  • Add the cauliflower pieces and boil them for 4-5 min.
  • Drain the water and keep the pieces dry.
  • Now add oil in a pan and fry the cauliflower pieces with little salt & turmeric powder.
  • Now if required, add little more oil.
  • Add raw garam masala to the oil and stir for 1-2 min.
  • Now add chopped onions & green chills.
  • Add salt & turmeric powder.
  • Fry the onions till color turns brown.
  • Then add chili powder, ginger paste & jeera powder.
  • Stir well and then add coconut milk to pan.
  • Add a pinch of sugar.
  • Finally add fried cauliflower pieces to pan.
  • Cover the pan and cook for next 8-10 min.
  • Malaikary is ready with a thick gravy.
  • Serve hot with boiled rice.