Tempered Cauliflower Riceby Dhanya Samuel

Tempered Cauliflower Riceby Dhanya Samuel
  • Tempered Cauliflower Rice | How To Make Tempered Cauliflower Rice (37 likes)

  • By Dhanya Samuel|
    Last updated on Feb 20th

How To Make Tempered Cauliflower Rice

There are so many ways you can use this tempered cauliflower rice. Have it as the main dish (like I did) with a side of pickle, papads and salad or you could make a Buddha bowl with chickpeas and an assortment of veggies. It is great as a filling for burritos replacing the lime rice or a nice accompaniment to your steaks (hugely cuts down the guilt factor!).

  • Prep Time0mins
  • Cook Time20mins
  • Serves3People

Key ingredients for Tempered Cauliflower Rice

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Ingredients to make Tempered Cauliflower Rice

  • 2 tsp Ghee/clarified butter
  • 1 tbsp sesame Oil
  • 1 tbsp raw Cashewnuts
  • 1 tbsp raw Peanuts
  • 1 tsp Mustard seeds
  • 2 sprigs Curry leaves
  • 3 dry Red chilli
  • 1 green Chilli slit in half
  • ½ tsp Turmeric powder
  • Asafoetida/hing a pinch
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • Salt to season
  • 1 whole Cauliflower; separated into large florets
  • 2 tsp Ghee/clarified butter
  • 1 tbsp sesame Oil
  • 1 tbsp raw Cashewnuts
  • 1 tbsp raw Peanuts
  • 1 tsp Mustard seeds
  • 2 sprigs Curry leaves
  • 3 dry Red chilli
  • 1 green Chilli slit in half
  • tsp Turmeric powder
  • Asafoetida/hing a pinch
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • Salt to season

Steps to make Tempered Cauliflower Rice

  1. Thoroughly wash florets and pat dry. You can grate cauliflower or if you have food processor, blitz cauliflower until grainy.
  2. In a deep pan, heat oil and separately roast cashew nuts and peanuts. Drain and set aside.
  3. In the same pan, add mustard seeds and when they start to crackle add curry leaves and dry red chili.
  4. Reduce the flame and add in green chili, turmeric powder, asafoetida along with blitzed cauliflower.
  5. Taste for salt and squeeze over juice from ½ a lemon. Combine well and on high flame toss for a minute or two. Turn off the flame and serve warm by adding more lemon juice if required.

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