Cauliflower with Potatoes

Phool gobi aur aloo ki bhaji

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By Madhur Jaffrey

Published 2023

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This is the kind of comforting ‘homey’ dish that most North Indians enjoy. It has no sauce and is generally eaten with a bread. I like to serve it with Shahi korma or Tandoori-style chicken.


  • 225 g/8 oz waxy potatoes
  • 1 medium-sized cauliflower (you need


  1. Boil the potatoes in their jackets and allow them to cool completely. (Day-old cooked potatoes that have been refrigerated work very well for this dish.) Peel the potatoes and cut them into 2cm/¾ inch dice.
  2. Break up the cauliflower into chunky florets, about 4cm/1½ inches across at the head and about 4cm/1½ inches long. Soak the florets in a bowl of water for 3