Tandoori cauliflower

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Microwave Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 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

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