Clean and cut cauliflower to Small - medium bite size florets.
In a large saucepan / vessel boil water. When the water boils, switch off the flame and add salt and a pinch of turmeric. To that throw cauliflower and keep it closed for abt 5-10 mins.This step is always important while cooking cauliflower as it ensures 100 % cleanliness.Drain water and keep aside.
Heat oil in a pan /kadai over medium heat, add cumin seeds ,tej patta and let it splutter.
Add chopped onion followed by garlic, ginger and green chillies to the pan and cook until onions are translucent.
Add tomatoes and saute till mushy .
Then add haldi , jeera powder, dhania powder , aamchoor powder ,salt and red chilli powder. Saute 1 min.
Add diced blanched gobi . Mix everything well so that gobi gets coated with the masala well . Saute for 2-3 mins. Close and cook over low flame mixing well in between.
When gobi is done , finally add garam masala powder and coriander leaves , mix and switch off.
Serve hot cauliflower dry sabzi with hot roti or with dal rice.
To the above sabzi , you can add some diced potatoes and fresh peas also . to make aloo gobi or aloo gobi matar.