Indian Cauliflower Rice Pilaf
Cauliflower Rice Pilaf is a golden Indian style vegan, gluten-free, keto and a paleo friendly dish.
medium-size whole cauliflower
large-size onion sliced
sliced cashew nuts
Salt to taste
red chilli powder
Juice of half a lemon
Remove the green stem of the cauliflower.
Soak it in salted lukewarm water for 5 minutes. Pat dry.
Cut the florets of the cauliflower. Remove the thick white stems from each floret.
Add half of the florets in a food processor or blender. Blitz for 30 seconds or till the cauliflower resembles fine rice or couscous. Repeat the process with the remaining florets.
Transfer the cauliflower rice to a clean towel. Squeeze tightly to remove any excess moisture.
Heat oil in a pan.
Add bay leaf and the sliced onion. Fry the onion till they turn golden.
Next, add the cashew nuts and fry for a second.
Now add the green peas and fry till they are cooked.
Season with salt and spices. Mix nicely.
Add the cauliflower rice and stir to combine nicely.
Cover and cook the rice for 5 - 10 minutes over low heat. Turn off the heat.
Garnish Indian cauliflower rice with fresh coriander and drizzle lemon juice.
Serve Indian Cauliflower Rice Pilaf with spring onion raita (
If you don’t own a food processor, you can grate the raw cauliflower on the coarse side of the grater.