Winter Special: 5 Indian Ways To Relish Gobhi
- Aanchal Mathur
Updated : January 20, 2022 05:01 IST
Gobhi is a versatile veggie that can be enjoyed in several ways.
The arrival of winter season brings with it an array of delicious and nutritious vegetables that one can enjoy. While we wrap ourselves in the warmest of sweaters and jackets, we also need to ensure that we eat healthy to steer clear of seasonal infections. And what better than eating seasonal? One such seasonal veggie is the beloved gobhi (cauliflower)! This fibrous vegetable is a popular one in Indian cuisine not only because of its great flavour but also due to its healthy nature. According to the USDA, 100 grams of gobhi only has 25 calories, making this a low-calorie vegetable as well. Besides this, it is also rich in Vitamins C and K, and is also full of antioxidants. More than anything, gobhi is a versatile veggie that can be enjoyed in several ways. Wondering what all? We’ve got here five amazing gobhi recipes you can try.
1. Aloo Gobhi
The Indian classic, aloo gobhi is a staple in many households. This quick and easy stir-fry recipe makes a delicious dish that pairs well with roti or parathas. Potatoes and cauliflower sauteed with a range of spices such as turmeric, clove, amchur, garam masala, red chilli, cardamom and cumin along with seasonings like green chillies, ginger and more. Aloo Gobhi is one masaledaar sabzi you shouldn’t miss.
2. Achari Gobhi
The name itself is a proof what a roller coaster of spices this is going to be. Achari Gobhi cooked with pickled spices, yogurt, lemon, mustard seeds, kalonji and methi dana and more gives us a tantalising dish to relish with parathas.
3. Gobhi Mussalam
A rich and robust dish with Mughlai flavours, Mussallam cauliflower is usually eaten with rumali roti or laccha paratha. A slight tang of tomato puree along with the richness of cashew nut paste makes this a delight to relish.
4. Aloo Gobhi Saag
No better time than the winter season to enjoy this dish as two of the most popular winter veggies- cauliflower and spinach, comes together for a wholesome dish of gobhi saag with a dash of potatoes and a host of spices.
5. Crispy Gobhi Pakodas
Crunchy, crispy and delicious pakodas are a weakness of many and these gobhi pakodas are unmissable. With flavours of ajwain and red chilli powder wrapped around cauliflower florets, these pakodas can be a perfect snack to nosh upon with your evening tea.