Chettinad Style Chilli Gobhi Recipe

Chettinad Style Chilli Gobhi, a delicious starter which you can make in jiffy and can also serve it as a tea time snack. Serve it along with a hot cup of Filter Coffee.

Monika Manchanda
Chettinad Style Chilli Gobhi Recipe
576 ratings.

Cauliflower or gobi is one of the most versatile vegetables I have seen. It adapts so well with most of the cuisines, whether they are Indian or International and this rendition of Chettinad Style Chilli Gobhi Recipe with pepper & chillies will you asking for more.

Serve Chettinad Style Chilli Gobhi as a tea time snack along with a cup of Filter Coffee or as starter or as a side dish to a South Indian Sapad.

If you like this recipe, you can also try other Tea Time Snack Recipes such as

  1. Dal Fara Recipe
  2. Healthy Vegetable Poha Cutlet Recipe
  3. Microwave Dhokla Recipe
  4. Mexican Grilled Corn Recipe

Cuisine: Indian
Course: Snack
Diet: Vegetarian
Prep in

20 M

Cooks in

30 M

Total in

50 M


4 Servings


  • 1 Cauliflower (gobi) , chopped into florets
  • 2 sprig Curry leaves
  • 1 teaspoon Kashmiri Red Chilli Powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Black pepper powder
  • 1 teaspoon Ginger Garlic Paste
  • Oil , as required
  • 1 tablespoons Corn flour
  • 1 teaspoon Rice flour
  • 1 tablespoons Curd (Dahi / Yogurt)
  • Coriander (Dhania) Leaves , Few sprigs, finely chopped
  • For the tempering
  • 1 teaspoon Ghee
  • 1 teaspoon Mustard seeds (Rai/ Kadugu)
  • 2 Green Chillies , slit
  • 2 Dry Red Chillies

How to make Chettinad Style Chilli Gobhi Recipe

  1. To begin making the Chettinad Style Chilli Gobhi Recipe, in a large pot, boil water and blanch cauliflower florets for one minute. Drain and keep aside.

  2. Take a bowl and whisk together corn starch, rice flour, red chilli powder, salt, pepper powder, ginger garlic paste and curd.

  3. Dip blanched cauliflower florets in it and deep fry them in oil or fry them using the air fryer.

  4. In a small pan, heat the ghee for tempering and add mustard seeds, curry leaves, red chillies, green chillies and fry for 2 minutes.

  5. Pour over fried gobhi and serve hot garnished with a few coriander leaves.

  6. Serve Chettinad Style Chilli Gobhi as a tea time snack along with a cup of Filter Coffee or as starter or as a side dish to a South Indian Sapad.