When an Indian curry is on the menu, you’ll want a delicious low-carb side dish to go with it. This Fragrant Indian Cauliflower Rice is the perfect accompaniment to.
The whole spices in the Indian cauliflower rice are essential in making this low-carb side dish a roaring success.
Each bite yields little bursts of flavor as you chew the spices between your teeth, making this delicious Indian dish an interesting addition to your keto cooking repertoire.
This recipe makes 6 generous side serves of Fragrant Indian Cauliflower Rice.
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Ingredients for Making Your Fragrant Indian Cauliflower Rice:
- ⅓ cup of Ghee
- 2 cloves of Garlic, finely chopped
- ½ inch knob of Ginger, finely chopped
- 1 teaspoon of Coriander Seeds
- ½ teaspoon of Cumin Seeds
- ½ teaspoon of Brown Mustard Seeds
- ½ teaspoon of Yellow Mustard Seeds
- ½ teaspoon of Turmeric, ground
- 26 ounces (1 head) of Cauliflower, processed into rice
- 1-2 teaspoons of Salt
- ½ teaspoon of Pepper
- 2 tablespoons of Cilantro, chopped
Instructions for Cooking Your Fragrant Indian Cauliflower Rice:
- Place the ghee into a large non-stick frying pan over medium-high heat.
- Add the garlic and ginger and saute on the stove until fragrant.
- Add the whole spices and saute for 3-5 minutes, until making “popping” noises.
- Add half of the cauliflower rice and gently mix into the spices and ghee. Saute for another 3 minutes before adding the remaining cauliflower rice.
- Add the pepper and salt to taste.
- Continue to stir the cauliflower rice while cooking for another 8-10 minutes, until softened and cooked through.
- Remove the frying pan from the heat and mix through the cilantro.
- Serve and enjoy.
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The fragrant Indian cauliflower rice goes with most scurry dishes such as vindaloo If you want to make a larger batch, simply adjust the serving amounts in our easy to use recipe card below. The measurements and ingredients will adjust themselves, and all you have to do is follow the method.