Saturday, 8 February 2014

Gobi Tikka - Grilled Cauliflower

Cauliflower is used extensively in Indian Cooking. It absorbs a lot of flavours and when cooked right has a beautiful texture to it as well.

Oven Roasted Vegetables have a very special taste. I have tried roasting many vegetables in the oven and have found that it brings out the flavours in the vegetables. Also there is the added advantage of using very less oil when compared to pan cooking. Cauliflower is a classic example of how oven roasting brings out the best in Veggies.

This Cauliflower can be served as an Appetizer or in a Wrap or just tossed into a salad. It is great however you choose to serve it.


Cauliflower 1 Extra Large (mine was 2kgs) :-)

To Marinate
Chilli Powder 2 tsp
Coriander Powder 2 tsp
Cumin Powder 1 tsp
Turmeric Powder 1 tsp
Dried Fenugreek Leaves (Kasuri Methi) 1 tsp (crushed)
Yogurt 4 tbsp (you can skip this or use Vegan Yogurt to make a Vegan Gobi Tikka)
Oil 3 tbsp + 1 tbsp for later
Salt 1 tsp (or to taste)
Ginger Garlic Paste 2 tsp (i did not have it this time, so I substituted with a little ginger powder and garlic powder)

To serve
Onions sliced
Green Chillies
Coriander leaves

Method of Preparation

1. Separate the florets into big chunks

2. In a bowl mix everything for the marinade.

3. Coat each floret with the marinade and arrange on a baking sheet covered with foil.

4. Preheat oven to 200 C (390 F).

5. Bake the cauliflower for about 45 - 60 min.

6. Half way thru baking, brush with the 1 tbsp oil htat you reserved. Also turn around the pieces and also the tray (front to back). 


  1. Wow I love the onion rings garnish

  2. Looks yummy and delicious..

  3. WOW. seriously I just want to pop them right in Roshni. Love the way you have garnished as well.

  4. Gobi is selling for peanuts here. I got so much gobi thinking of pav bhaji but just changed my mind. I m so gonna make this even though its going to take some effort