Biryani, Pulao and other rice varietiesCauliflower rice recipe, easy lunch box recipes

Cauliflower rice recipe, easy lunch box recipes

      Cauliflower Rice recipe with step by step pictures, simple one pot lunch box recipe, made with cauliflower and other spices. This 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.
Also check out my

Cauliflower rice recipe

Cauliflower rice recipe

  • Recipe Cusine: Indian
  • Prep Time: 10 Minutes
  • Cook time: 30 Minutes
  • Serves: 2-3
  • Author: Jeyashri
  • Recipe Category: Lunch | Dinner
  • Description: Cauliflower Rice recipe with step by step pictures, simple one pot lunch box recipe, made with cauliflower and other spices.

     Cauliflower florets  1/2 cup
     Basamti rice  3/4 cup
     Oil   1 tblsp
     Red chili powder  1/2 tsp
     Onion  2
     Tomato  1
     Garlic  5 cloves
     Cardamom   1
     Cloves  1
    Salt  as needed

cauliflower rice

Method with step by step pictures :

  • 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 cardamom, garlic, tomato and cloves.
onions ground masala
  • In a pan add oil and sauté the cauliflower by adding red chilli 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 pan add the ground masala 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


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

  2. 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!

  3. 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….

  4. 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:)



Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Related Blogs

Previous articleTomato pulao recipe
Next articleChanna pulao recipe

Recipe of the day