• Prep Time 10-15 minutes
  • Cook Time 35-40 minutes
  • Serving For 4 People
  • Difficulty Easy

Recipe Description

What to cook when you have lot of Cauliflower at home? Here is an amazing recipe which gives you flavor of Indian Tadka, Cauliflower Tikka Masala.


Ingredient                                                                  Quantity

For Marination:

Cauliflower cut into florets                                         1 no. (Medium)

Oil                                                                               1 tbsp

Ajwain (carom seeds)                                                ¼ tsp

Gram Flour (Besan)                                                    2 tbsp

Turmeric powder                                                        ½ tsp

Kashmiri Red Chilli powder                                        1tbsp

Coriander powder                                                       1 tsp

Garam masala powder                                               1 tsp

Curd                                                                            ¼ cup

Ginger and garlic paste                                              1 tbsp

Mustard oil                                                                 1 tbsp

Kasoori methi                                                              ½ tsp

Lemon juice                                                                ½ no

Salt                                                                              to taste

For gravy

Oil                                                                               for cooking

Cumin seeds                                                                1 tsp

Onion chopped                                                            1no

Ginger Garlic paste                                                     1 tbsp

Tomatoes pureed                                                        1 cup

Red chilli powder                                                        1½ tsp

Coriander powder                                                       1½ tbsp

Turmeric powder                                                         ½ tsp

Garam masala powder                                               1 tsp

Salt                                                                              to taste

Cashew nut paste                                                        2 tbsp

Capsicum cubes                                                          1 no

Onion cube                                                                  2 no

Tomato cube (without seed)                                       1 no.

Cream                                                                         ¼ cup

Kasoori methi                                                               ½ tsp

Coriander chopped                                                      2 Tbsp




  1. Blanch the cauliflower in hot water. Keep it aside.
  2. Heat oil in a pan, add ajwain and gram flour mix it well and cook for medium flame about 2 Min.
  3. Remove in a bowl, then add turmeric powder, red chilli powder, garam masala, coriander powder, curd, ginger garlic paste, salt, kasoori methi, mustard oil, and lemon juice, mix well.
  4. Add cauliflower florets and mix well. Keep aside 20-25 min.

5.      Preheat the oven to 180°C for 5-6 min.

  1. Grease the baking tray with little oil and place the marinated cauliflower on it and bake for 10-15 min.
  2. After 5 min. remove cauliflower from the oven brush some butter and cook again for 10 min. Remove and keep it aside.

For gravy

  1. Heat 2 tbsp of oil in a pan; add the cumin seeds sauté till cumin splutter.
  2. Add chopped onions and sauté till onion becomes brown.
  3. Add ginger garlic paste, mix well and cook for 1 min.
  4. Add Tomatoes puree, mix well and cook for 2 min.
  5. Add the red chili powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder, garam masala powder and salt, mix well and Cook for 3-4 min.
  6. Add cashew nut paste, mix well and sauté for 1 min. keep it aside.
  7. Heat 1 tbsp of oil in another pan, add onion cubes and capsicum cubes sauté for 2 min. then add tomato cubes, mix well and cook for another 1 min.Transfer this into the gravy and mix well.
  8. Add kasoori methi, cream and garam masala, chopped coriander and mix well.
  9. Add cauliflower and mix well.

Remove it in a serving bowl and serve hot



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Harpal Sokhi


Fusion of Indian food with International Cuisine is what made Chef Harpal Singh Sokhi a sought after name within the Food industry. With a background of North India, Chef Harpal is a music lover and is fluent in English and five Indian regional languages - Hindi, Punjabi, Bengali, Oriya and Telugu.

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