achari gobi rice

How to make Achari Gobi Rice

If you like the flavor of indian pickle, you will love Achari Gobi Rice!

Achari Gobi Rice

Difficulty:BeginnerPrep time: 20 minutesCook time: 15 minutesTotal time: 35 minutesServings:4 servings


A zesty rice with cauliflower and capsicum (bell pepper) flavored with the pickle masala of your choice!


    Spice mix

  • Other ingredients

  • Dry masala mix


    Pre-cooking Rice

  1. You can use any rice of your choice. I used basmati rice
  2. Cut a medium sized cauliflower into small size florets
  3. Set a pan on medium heat and add 3 tbsp of mustard oil
  4. Fry the cauliflower till they are golden brown. This should take approximately 10-12 minutes
  5. Add chopped capsicum (bell pepper) and stir fry for a minute
  6. Keep them aside
  7. To the same pan add 2 tbsp. of mustard oil
  8. Add the spice mix
  9. Once the spices start to splutter, the chopped onions, 1/2 tsp. of salt and fry till slightly golden brown in color. This should take approximately 3 min
  10. Add turmeric powder, ginger paste and slit green chillies and stir fry for ~30 sec
  11. Add the cauliflower florets and capsicum (bell pepper) pieces. Add 1/2 tsp. of salt and mix well
  12. Sprinkle ~2 tbsp. of water, place the lid on and cook till the cauliflower is tender. This should take approximately 10 min (Stir intermittently)
  13. Add ~1 tbsp. of oil, the dry masala mix, coriander powder, and amchur powder
  14. Stir fry for approximately 3 min
  15. Add ~1/2 the coriander leaves
  16. Add the pre-cooked rice
  17. Add 1 tbsp. of your favorite pickle
  18. Mix well
  19. Add salt to taste
  20. Stir fry for approximately 3 min
  21. Garnish with the remaining coriander leaves


  • Tips for making the pre-cooked rice nice and fluffy,
  • 1) Cook the rice in excess water and drain it when done
  • 2) Add ~2 tbsp. of oil and 1 tbsp. of lime juice to the water while cooking
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