Wednesday, January 5, 2011

CAULIFLOWER RICE RECIPE

      Cauliflower Rice is one of the my favorite recipe. Though i made this cauliflower rice many times for lunch box , i never had time to click the pictures on weekday mornings. Finally i made it on a day when my hubby came home for lunch and kids were also on holiday.

rice

INGREDIENTS:

CAUIFLOWER FLORETS 1/2 CUP
BASMATHI RICE 3/4 CUP
OIL 1 TBLSP
RED CHILLI POWDER 1/2 TSP
ONIONS 2 NO
TOMATO 1 NO
GARLIC 5 PODS
ELACHI 1 NO
CLOVES 2 NO
SALT AS NEEDED

cauliflower rice

METHOD:

  • Wash the rise and soak it  in 1 and half cup of water for half an hour.

soaked Rice

  • Pressure cook the rice by adding little salt and a drop of oil.
  • When it is done allow it to cool in a broad vessel.
  • Immerse the cauliflower florets in hot water for 5 seconds and take it out.

 

cauliflower florets

  • Cut the onions into big pieces and sauté them till it turns pink.
  • Allow it to cool and grind it to a smooth paste along with elachi,garlic,tomato and cloves.
onions ground masala

  • In a Kadai add oil and sauté the cauliflower by adding redchilli powder and salt to it.

cauliflower before frying

  • It took 15 mins for me to roast the cauliflower  without adding much oil.

After frying

  • When the cauliflowers are done keep it separately.
  • In the Kadai add the ground macula and fry till the raw smell goes off.
  • Keep it in a low flame while frying.

Frying the masala

  • Now add the cooked cauliflower florets to this. Mix well.

Masala mixwd with cauliflower

  • Mix it well with rice.

mixed with rice

  • Garnish with coriander leaves and serve with any rather of your choice.

cauliflower rice

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50 comments:

  1. Tempting and tasty rice...clicks are great !

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  2. Sounds good,I always end up in mashing up the cauliflower when I add it in Briyani,you have cooked it perfect!!

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  3. looks so tempting and delicious..

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  4. this is something different....thanks this is wonderful....

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  6. This is totally new to me....Looks and sounds gud. Have to try it soon.

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  7. Hey,

    Happy new year to you!!Rice looks very tempting...Love it...:)

    Dr.Sameena@

    http://www.myeasytocookrecipes.blogspot.com/

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  8. thats a lovely colour jeyashri. love the end product.
    Wish you and your family a very happy new year.

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  9. Yumm, wat a droolworthy rice..makes me drool..

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  10. Tempting and wonderful... My son's favourite.

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  11. innovative n healthy recipe...
    Tasty appetite

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  12. Healthy and yummy! Love your beautiful click too..

    http://treatntrick.blogspot.com

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  13. This is new for me and looks interesting....should try some time....nice one Jey

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  14. lovely click jeyashri and nice recipe too..

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  15. Loved the grain texture of rice n crisp form of gobi...looks gr8..will give a try sometime..:)

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  16. looks delicious.. thanks for the step by step process..

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  17. wow thats really fantalicious dear.... beautiful clicks...

    Event: Dish Name Starts with E
    Learning-to-cook
    Regards,
    Akila

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  18. yummy n tempting..nice click too dear!

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  19. That is one superb recipe, loving the color n texture of the rice!


    US Masala

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  20. looks delicious! awesome click.

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  21. mmmmm...looks so tempting..love the step by step pictures...wonderful...feel like grabbing them now.

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  22. Making me hungry,very tempting rice.Have to try it...

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  23. Looks yummy. new to me ..will make it for my doter :)

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  24. Cauliflower Rice looks awesome with excellent color.

    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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  25. My fav one too jeyashri..Almost i too make the same way but slightly different masalas.. Ur photos and step pictures are class asusual.

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  26. I've never tried Cauliflower rice before.. that's a great idea to roast the cauliflower separately. Can't wait to try this.

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  27. awesome & wholesome :D

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  28. Back after a long time!!happy new year!! yummy recipe..looks perfect!!

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  29. OMG!!! This is toooo...awesome...U have some yummy recipes here & now glad to be following u!!! Do drop into my space sometime...

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  30. wow beautiful bowl of rice..never tried cauliflower rice..will try sometimes..wish u n ur family happy & prosperous 2011!!

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  31. நன்னா இருக்கு அக்கா, அந்த கடைசில இருக்கும் ஒரு ஸ்பூன் சாதம் கைல ஆக்காம வாய்லையே வாங்கின்டாச்சு, உப்பு கொஞம் கம்மியா இருக்கு, மத்தபடி எல்லாம் ஓக்கே!..:)

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  32. Simple and comforting meal.A perfect lunchbox rice :-) Happy 2011 and happy B'day too :-)

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  33. Perfect lunch...Luv this cauliflower as it is seasonal vegetables here...

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  34. Like that onion paste Idea recipe sounds delicious love that last pic.

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  35. Delicious!!!!! I can feel the aroma of Onion paste here!!!!

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  36. Mouthwatering recipe..looks so perfect and yummy!!

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  37. Yum,I love Cauliflower Pulao.I make a very similar recipe and love it more the next day.When the flavors blend with each other and the cauliflower tastes delectable!

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  38. looks yummy!I want that bowl now :D

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  39. Yummy rice...Looks delicious
    Great-secret-of-life.blogspot.com

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  40. Simple yet so delicious!!! Bookmarked!!
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

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  41. Simply superb. will try it soon

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  42. Please tell me why you pressure cook the rice. It may get over-cooked and mushy. If I did pressure cook as you say how many whistles?

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    1. We generally pressure cook the rice. If we add exact ratio of water it will not get mashed. Pressure cook for 3 whistles

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  43. Mam i am big fan of ur blog. i am trying ur dishes one by one....it has coming out well... And for the above recipe shall i prepare the paste in the night and mix the rice in the morning as i am working so....

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    1. Thank u so much for the nice words. You can make a paste and keep it the fridge over night. Do not keep it more than a day.

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  44. Dearest Jeyashri,

    Thank you for all your easy,'do-able' and totally yumm recipes.I keep coming back here and try your recipes and i can surely say that if i follow your steps precisely 100/100 times it turns out perfectly!!

    Thank you so much and keep the great work going!

    You truly inspire me to cook every day:)

    best,
    Anu

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