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Roasted Cauliflower with a Spiced Yogurt dressing

Roasted Cauliflower with a Spiced Yogurt dressing

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Serves: 1 Cooking Time: 40 minutes

Ingredients

  • For the Cauliflower:
  • 1 head of cauliflower cut into small to medium sized florets
  • Olive oil
  • For the dressing:
  • 4 TBsp greek yogurt or hung curd (You can use a blend of yogurt and tahini paste too!)
  • 1.5 tsps turmeric
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper powder
  • 1 cardamom pod ground
  • 2 tsps cumin powder
  • 2 tsps chilli powder
  • 1 clove of garlic finely minced
  • 2 tsps of honey
  • lemon/lime juice to taste
  • salt to taste
  • Garnish: Toasted Almonds & Pistachios, Saffron (Optional)

Instructions

1

Get a pot of water boiling and add some salt in the pot

2

Cut the green part of the cauliflower and divide the head into small to medium sized florets

3

Once the water is boiling add the cauliflower florets for one minute (Process of blanching)

4

Remove from the hot water and run the cauliflower under cold water to cool it down

5

Preheat the oven to 200 degrees C

6

Using a paper towel dry the cauliflower florets

7

Toss them in some olive oil and lay them out flat on a greased baking sheet (you can put some parchment paper down instead too)

8

Roast the florets for 20 minutes first, flip the pieces on the other side and roast for another 10-15 minutes till you see nice charring on them

9

For the dressing add the spices, minced garlic and honey to the yogurt and mix well. Add salt and lemon/lime as per your liking

10

Drizzle the dressing over the charred roasted cauliflower and enjoy!

Notes

Fun fact: Turmeric when consumed with black pepper increases the absorption of healthy nutrients turmeric has to offer by 2000% Whenever you consume turmeric, make sure you add a pinch of black pepper in it too!

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