Cauliflower Rice

Cauliflower Rice

Cauliflower Rice is a very simple to pack for lunch box and even the people who omits cauliflower, loves this cauliflower rice. Here I have blanched, grated the cauliflower and tempered them along with spices and rice with few spice powders. Also I would say that it’s kids friendly because this rice is a good source for kids to consume cauliflower. Let us move on to the recipe…

Cauliflower Rice / PooKhos Sadham

Cauliflower Rice / PooKhos Sadham

Ingredients:

  • Cauliflower – ½ no
  • Boiled Rice – 2 cups
  • Onions – 1 ½ nos (medium sized)
  • Green chilies – 2 nos
  • Curry leaves – a string
  • Turmeric powder – ½ tsp
  • Chili powder – 1 tsp
  • Black pepper powder – ½ tsp
  • Garlic – 4 cloves
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil – 3 tsp
  • Mustard seeds – ¼ tsp
  • Split black gram – ¼ tsp

Preparation:

  • Blanch the cauliflower: Cut the cauliflower heads and drop them in boiling water. Cover and keep in medium flame for 5 mins. Drain the water and bring them to room temperature. Keep it aside.
  • Grate the blanched cauliflower.
  • Peel and finely chop the onions and green chilies.
  • Heat oil in a kadai, add in the mustard, split black gram and curry leaves. Wait till they crackle.
  • Add in the garlic, green chilies and onions, cook them till the onions turn transparent.
  • Add in the grated cauliflower along with turmeric powder, chili powder, pepper powder and salt.
  • Cook them till the raw smell goes off and Sprinkle little water, cover and cook till the cauliflower becomes soft.
  • Add in the boiled rice and stir them well with the cauliflower.
  • Keep on stirring for 5 mins, till the cauliflower and rice gets blend together.

Serve hot with any curries. I have accompanied this with Egg omelet Curry.

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