Gobhi Musallam गोभी मुसल्लम Baked Cauliflower Musallam

Ek Mukammal dish, Awadhi cuisine ki shaan, Gobi musallam has to be everyone's favourite. you can now make this wonderfully delicious recipe at home. A fine combo of Cauliflower, Chutney, and Gravy makes this mouth-watering treat for the vegetarians. Try my recipe for Gobhi Musallam. today.

45-55 minutes
Gobhi Musallam गोभी मुसल्लम Baked Cauliflower Musallam Recipe - Ranveer Brar


For blanching Gobi 

1 medium size Cauliflower 

Salt to taste 

1 inch Cinnamon stick 

2-3 Cardamom Pods 

3-4 Cloves 

1 Black Cardamom 

Water as required 

½ tsp Turmeric powder

½ tsp Deggi Red chilli powder 

1 tbsp Ghee 


For Filling

½ cup Green chutney 

3 tbsp Sutta flour 


For Gravy

¼ cup Ghee 

1 cup Curd 

Water as required 

1 tsp Coriander powder 

1 tsp Turmeric powder 

1 tsp Deggi Red chilli powder 

¼ tsp Asafoetida

Salt to taste 

1-2 inch Cinnamon sticks 

1-2 Green Cardamom Pods 

1-2 Cloves 

3 tbsp Cashew paste 


  • Remove the outer leaves of the cauliflower and cut the extra stem in such a way that cauliflower can sit straight at base facing the florets upwards.
  • For blanching gobi
  • In a large sauce pot, boil enough water along with salt and turmeric powder. Gently drop the whole head cauliflower in the boiling water and boil.
  • Add cinnamon stick, cardamom pods, cloves, black cardamom, deggi red chilli powder and ghee mix well and boil for 5 minutes. Then flip it and again boil for 5 minutes. Or alternatively, steam it till al dente.
  • Once it is done remove and keep it aside to cool down.

For filling

  • In a mixing bowl, add green chutney, sutta flour and mix well so the chutney gets thicken.
  • Stuff the prepared chutney into the gaps of cauliflower.

For Gravy

  • In a bowl, add curd, water, add coriander powder, turmeric powder, deggi red chilli powder, asafoetida, salt to taste and mix well.
  • In a kadai, add ghee, cinnamon stick, green cardamom pods, cloves mix well.
  • Add the curd mixture into the kadai and mix well and let the masala cook properly.
  • Add cashew paste and mix well. Strain the gravy in a bowl.
  • Now keep the whole cauliflower on a baking tray, pour the prepared gravy all over it and bake it in a preheated oven for 15 to 20 minute.

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