Spicy cauliflower pilau

This healthy, Indian-inspired side dish is made from cauliflower florets instead of rice – a quick and gluten-free addition to curry night

  • Prep:10 mins
    Cook:5 mins
  • Serves 2
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 53
  • fat 1g
  • saturates 0g
  • carbs 4g
  • sugars 3g
  • fibre 3g
  • protein 4g
  • salt 0g


  • 225g cauliflower florets (not the stalk)
  • 3 cloves
  • ½ cinnamon stick
  • ½ tsp turmeric
  • 6 curry leaves


  1. Put the cauliflower florets in a food processor and pulse to make grains the size of rice. Tip into a microwaveable bowl and stir in the cloves, cinnamon stick, turmeric and curry leaves.

  2. Mix well, cover with cling film, pierce and microwave on High for 3 mins. Fluff up with a fork and serve.

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