Whole Masala Gobhi Recipe - Spiced Whole Roasted Cauliflower Masala

Whole Masala Gobhi is a lip smacking simple to make side dish recipe which will be enjoyed by each and everyone. Simple Indian Spices are used to make this flavourful cauliflower dish which you can make for your next party.

Richa Gupta
Whole Masala Gobhi Recipe - Spiced Whole Roasted Cauliflower Masala
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Whole Masala Gobi Recipe or Whole Roasted Cauliflower is a sure shot way to impress your dinner guests. Intensely flavourful, and healthy too, this cauliflower dish is a wonderful way to present this humble vegetable. Combined with a burst of spices, onions and potatoes, the Whole Masala Gobi makes for a fantastic dinner option.

Masala Gobi is a baked dish and makes a great centerpiece at any party. Cauliflower is low in calories and full of vitamins too.

Serve Whole Masala Gobi Recipe along with a meal of Lachha Parathas and Punjabi Dal Tadka and Paneer Butter Masala at you next party.

You can also try some of the other Cauliflower Recipes

  1. Achari Aloo Gobi
  2. Achari Gobi Shimla Mirch Ki Sabzi Recipe - Capsicum And Cauliflower Sabzi
  3. Spicy & Masaledar Aloo Gobi & Beans Tawa Sabzi Recipe

Cuisine: Indian
Course: Side Dish
Diet: Diabetic Friendly
Prep in

10 M

Cooks in

40 M

Total in

50 M


4 Servings


  • 1 Cauliflower (gobi)
  • 2 Onions , diced
  • 2 Potatoes (Aloo) , diced
  • 3 tablespoons Oil
  • 1 cup Hung Curd (Greek Yogurt)
  • 2 teaspoon Red Chilli powder
  • 2 teaspoons Coriander Powder (Dhania)
  • 1 teaspoon Garam masala powder
  • 2 cloves Garlic , grated
  • 1 inch Ginger , grated
  • Salt , to taste
  • Coriander (Dhania) Leaves , a bunch, finely chopped

How to make Whole Masala Gobhi Recipe - Spiced Whole Roasted Cauliflower Masala

  1. To begin making the Poori Masala Gobhi Recipe, wash the cauliflower and remove the stem and leaves, while keeping the cauliflower as a whole. 

  2. Boil the whole cauliflower in a large pot filled with water for 10 minutes until it is just about cooked through. The color of the cauliflower to a greenish color. Once done, remove the cauliflower from the water and allow it to cool a bit.

  3. Preheat the oven to 200 C.

  4. In a small bowl, mix together yogurt, a tablespoon of oil, red chili powder, coriander powder, garam masala powder, ginger garlic paste and salt.

  5. Once the cauliflower is cool, rub the yogurt mixture all over the cauliflower, potatoes and onions.

  6. Brush an oven proof skillet or roasting pan with oil. The pan should be large enough to fit the cauliflower, potatoes and onions.

  7. Place the poori gobi (cauliflower) along with the along with onions and potatoes in the roasting pan.

  8. Drizzle with the remaining oil over the poori gobi masala. Bake the poori gobi masala in a preheated oven for 20 -25 minutes till the top is golden brown and the cauliflower is cooked through. Since the cauliflower is already partially cooked, this process will not take time.

  9. Once you notice it is cooked, remove the Poori Masala Gobi from the oven and serve.

  10. Optionally sprinkle some chaat masala over the Poori Masala Gobhi Recipe and serve it as a side dish for dinner or for parties along with Lachha Parathas and Punjabi Dal Tadka and Paneer Butter Masala.