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Tandoori cauliflower Recipe

Tandoori cauliflower is a popular Indian Appetiser
Author :
On :
Wednesday, 13 April, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Appetiser Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Microwave Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 4
Rated 5 based on 100 votes


  • 1 medium Cauliflower (approx. 500 gms.) water
  • 1 cm piece Ginger
  • 2 Red Chilli peppers
  • 1 tsp - Cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp - Coriander seeds
  • 6 tbsps - oil
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 1/2 can Tomato puree
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tsp - Garam Masala
  • 1/2 cup - thick Cream
  • Coriander leaves, for garnishing
  • How to Make Tandoori cauliflower:

    1. Trim the cauliflower by removing the outer leaves and the stem.
    2. Place upside down (stem side up) in a souffle dish and add water to a depth of half cm.
    3. Cover with a plastic wrap and microwave at HIGH for 5 mins.
    4. Grind the ginger, red chilli peppers, cumin seeds and coriander seeds to a smooth paste.
    5. Place the oil, onion, tomato puree, paste from step 2 and salt in a casserole.
    6. Cover with lid, microwave at HIGH for another 3-4 mins. or until a smooth sauce is formed.
    7. Place the cauliflower in another casserole, pour the sauce over the cauliflower, cover and microwave at HIGH for 3 to 5 mins.
    8. Sprinkle with garam masala and pour cream over it.
    9. Microwave at HIGH for another 1-2 mins.
    10. Garnish with coriander leaves.


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