Cauliflower and Potato with Spices

cauliflower and potato dish

Cauliflower and potato dish – A simple and homely meal!

Cauliflower and potato with spices is a very simple, homely, and regular side dish made with cauliflower and potatoes. I make it at least once a week at my home. It is amazing how there are so many varieties of dishes that can be made with cauliflower. This is one dish that you can easily substitute for meat in terms of taste if made the right way. The recipe I shared today can be made in combination with peas, carrot, or bell pepper and it gives a different flavor with every variation of vegetable used in the dish.

The spices, tomato, ginger, and garlic give it a special flavor as well. This delicious side dish goes well with any kind of bread, ‘rotis’ or rice. The spices used in the recipe is what makes this dish taste special. Dry Mango Powder gives a special tangy taste to potato dishes and this is available by the name Amchur powder. It is easily available in Indian groceries. Garam Masala is another spice that enhances the flavor of this dish.

If you loved this dish you may also love a similar dish made with okra and potatoes

Cauliflower and Potatoes with spices

A simple, homely side dish made with cauliflower , potatoes and Indian spices that goes well with bread , roti, naan or rice

Servings: 6 people
  • 1 large cauliflower cut into florets
  • 1 medium onion diced
  • 2 medium potatoes cubed
  • 2 small Thai green chillies slit
  • 1 medium Tomato diced
  • 1 tbsp Ginger garlic paste
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp Kashmiri red chilly powder
  • 3 tsp Coriander powder
  • 1 pinch Dry mango powder
  • 1/4 tsp Garam Masala powder
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Cumin seeds
  • pinch of Asafoetida
  • 2 tbsp Vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup coriander leaves chopped
  • 3-4 curry leaves
  1. In a deep bottomed pan, heat oil

  2. Add cumin and asafoetida.

  3. Add onions and green chillies and sautee well.

  4. Add ginger garlic paste and sautee till the raw smell goes away.

  5. Add the diced tomatoes and sautee till it leaves oil from the sides.

  6. Add the spices turmeric, red chilly powder, coriander powder, dry mango powder and garam masala and mix well.

  7. Add the potatoes , cauliflower , salt and coat them together with spices .

  8. Close with a lid . Cook on medium heat till it is well done.Add curry leaves if desired.

  9. Garnish with chopped coriander leaves.

  10. Cauliflower and Potato with spices is ready to be served!

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Cauliflower and potato with spices

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  • Reply
    Dietitian Mom
    April 25, 2018 at 2:31 am

    Yum, looks delicious! ūüôā What is ‘Asafoetida’ and is it ok to leave it out if you don’t have it?

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      April 25, 2018 at 12:43 pm

      Thank you for the comment and stopping by! You can skip this ingredient from this dish and it won’t make much of a difference .Asafoetida is a gum latex derived from a giant species of fennel. It has an unique and unpleasant strong smell which mellows when cooked.I do skip it sometimes as well.

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    The Karavali Wok
    April 25, 2018 at 6:02 am

    My favorite combo ūüėć Looks so yummy ūüėč

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      April 25, 2018 at 12:46 pm

      oh ! lovely Smitha glad to hear it’s your favorite combination ! Thank you!

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    April 25, 2018 at 9:53 am

    An amazing side dish, which can accompany any Indian main course. Nice share Nisha.

    • Reply
      April 25, 2018 at 12:45 pm

      Yes rightly said Sumith, this can accompany any Indian main course. Thank you for the comment!

  • Reply
    April 25, 2018 at 11:00 am

    Looks so tempting, just cant wait to try !

    • Reply
      April 25, 2018 at 12:44 pm

      Thank you so much Megala! Happy to hear you love it!

  • Reply
    April 25, 2018 at 3:16 pm

    Looks deliciousūüėć will try it soon!

    • Reply
      April 25, 2018 at 3:18 pm

      Thank you so much Kirthi, hope you like it!

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    Deepak Singh
    April 25, 2018 at 3:24 pm

    Incredible, just incredible! Thanks for the visit and follow.

  • Reply
    April 25, 2018 at 10:41 pm

    Wow! Looks yum! ūüôā

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    Greedyeats -Neha
    April 27, 2018 at 6:38 pm

    The cauliflower looks and sounds super yum!

    • Reply
      April 30, 2018 at 6:13 pm

      Thanks a lot Neha!

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    April 27, 2018 at 7:12 pm

    I would like to have this with Rice or Chapati!!! Perfect indian food.

    • Reply
      April 30, 2018 at 6:13 pm

      Thanks a lot , that is the perfect combination with this dish ūüôā

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    a little Swiss, a little Canadian
    April 28, 2018 at 2:01 am

    Yummy dish!ūüėč

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    April 30, 2018 at 2:16 am

    Looks simply delicious! ūüôā

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    Vidya Narayan
    April 30, 2018 at 7:11 am

    Simple yet delicious and I cannot ever get bored of eating this. Goes well with both North Indian and SOuth Indian Main course options.

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      April 30, 2018 at 6:09 pm

      Exactly true! this is one of those dishes you can never get bored of ūüôā Thanks Vidya!

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