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Cauliflower Rice Pilafwith Coconut Milk and Cardamom

Cauliflower Rice Pilaf - Cauliflower Rice Pilaf - This Indian recipe is so good, it could almost pass for dessert!
Cauliflower Rice Pilaf - This Indian recipe is so good, it could almost pass for dessert!


Calories:400 kcal
Preparation:30 min
Ready in:60 min
1 serving contains (Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calories400 kcal(20%)
Protein10 g(20%)
Fat16 g(20%)
Carbohydrates53 g(20%)
Added Sugar0 g(0%)
Roughage7 g(23%)

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For servings

1small Cauliflower (600 grams)
3Garlic clove
2 tablespoonsVegetable oil
6Cardamom pods
1 teaspoonCoriander seeds
125 gramsBrown basmati rice
½ teaspoonsChili powder
½ teaspoonsTurmeric
½ teaspoonsCumin seeds
100 millilitersCoconut milk (9% fat)
400 millilitersVegetable broth
8 sprigsCilantro
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Kitchen Utensils

1 Oven-proof pot, 1 Measuring cups, 1 Cutting board, 1 Large knife, 1 Small knife, 1 Tablespoon, 1 Teaspoon, 1 Wooden spoon, 1 Lid


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1 Trim cauliflower, rinse and divide into small florets.
2 Peel the onions and garlic and dice finely.
3 Heat oil in a heavy oven-proof pot. Add cardamom, coriander and cloves and sauté while stirring for 2 minutes over medium heat.
4 Add onions and garlic and sauté for another 3 minutes while stirring.
5 Add rice, chili powder, turmeric and cumin and cook for 30 seconds.
6 Add cauliflower florets to rice. Add the coconut milk and gently stir the entire mixture.
7 Add just enough broth to cover the rice and cauliflower. Bring to a quick boil. Cover the pot and bake in a preheated oven at 180°C (convection oven 160°C, gas mark 2-3) (approximately 350°F/convection 325°F) for about 35 minutes. Alternatively, for stovetop cooking, simmer covered over low heat for 20-25 minutes. Season rice with salt and pepper to taste. Rinse cilantro and shake dry, sprinkle cilantro over the rice and serve.


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