Turmeric Cauliflower Rice Recipe & Hilsha Fry

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Last Updated on December 19, 2021 by Sultana Parvin

Looking for an amazing, yummy, and nutritious cauliflower recipe? Well, worry no more. You are at the right place. Today I’m going to give you an amazing side recipe that not only is yummy but also very nutritious. The turmeric cauliflower rice recipe is very easy to make. This low-calorie and the low-carb recipe takes only 20-30 minutes to cook. This recipe is suitable for everyone, even kids. However, in case of giving this food to an infant or toddler make sure to use some gravy as it can be a little dry for kids.

Ingredients of cauliflower rice recipes with turmeric

This is super easy. Take a cauliflower of small to medium size. Get rid of the green leaves and use only the flower part. Now wash the cauliflower properly.  Dry it using a kitchen towel. Cut them into small pieces by using a sharp.  Be careful about NOT squeezing or pressing the grated cauliflower to dry out the extra water. This will not only destroy the texture of the cauliflower but also the taste of the food will not be the same. 

Turmeric Cauliflower Rice Recipe

Turmeric Cauliflower Rice Recipe

Yield: 6
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour

Ingredients

  • 2 cups rice
  • ½ cup red lentil
  • ½ cup moong dal
  • 1 cup cauliflower florets
  • ¼ cup carrot
  • 1 tablespoon leek
  • ¼ cup onion slice
  • ½ cup potato
  • 1 teaspoon garlic paste
  • 2 teaspoon ginger paste
  • 1 teaspoon coriander powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin powder
  • 2 tablespoon clarified butter
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • Salt as per taste
  • 5-6 green chilis
  • 4-5 bay leaves

Instructions

  1. Mix rice with lentils. Wash and rinse them very well. Keep it aside. Cut cauliflower, carrot, potato, leek, and slice onion. Keep them aside.
  2. Heat clarified butter in a deep pan. Add sliced onion and bay leaves to the oil. Stir it for 1 minute. Add ginger paste, garlic paste, turmeric powder, chili powder, cumin powder, salt, and coriander powder to the oil. Stir and fry it for 2 minutes.
  3. Add rice and lentil to the pan. Stir and fry it very well. Fry until crispy. Add cauliflower, carrot, and potato to the rice. Mix them gently to the rice.
  4. Add 6 cups of hot water to the rice. Bring it to boil. Cover with a lid. Add leek and green chilies to the rice after 10 minutes.
  5. Cook until the water becomes dry. Uncover the lid. Season to taste with salt and cilantro leaves.
  6. The Turmeric Cauliflower rice recipe is ready to serve. Serve with hilsha fry. You can serve turmeric cauliflower rice with eggplant fry or Beef Bhuna.

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Nutrition Information:
Yield: 6 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 201Total Fat: 6gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 11mgSodium: 191mgCarbohydrates: 33gFiber: 5gSugar: 4gProtein: 6g
Preparation Time20 minutes
Cooking Time40 minutes
Total Time1 hour
Servings6
Cauliflower Rice Recipes With Turmeric
Ingredients
  • 2 cups rice (500 gm)
  • ½ cup red lentil
  • ½ cup moong dal
  • 1 cup cauliflower florets
  • ¼ cup carrot
  • 1 tablespoon leek
  • ¼ cup onion slice
  • ½ cup potato
  • 1 teaspoon garlic paste
  • 2 teaspoon ginger paste
  • 1 teaspoon coriander powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin powder
  • 2 tablespoon clarified butter
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • Salt as per taste
  • 5-6 green chilis
  • 4-5 bay leaves

How to make turmeric cauliflower rice

Cauliflower rice recipes with turmeric is a very yummy and healthy side that goes with any main dishes, you can have it with steak, roasted chicken, or with any egg main dishes. It brings balance to any meal.  Give this amazing recipe a try, you won’t regret it.

Step 1

Mix rice with lentils. Wash and rinse them very well. Keep it aside. Cut cauliflower, carrot, potato, leek, and slice onion. Keep them aside.

Step 2

Heat clarified butter in a deep pan. Add sliced onion and bay leaves to the oil. Stir it for 1 minute. Add ginger paste, garlic paste, turmeric powder, chili powder, cumin powder, salt, and coriander powder to the oil. Stir and fry it for 2 minutes.

How to make Turmeric Cauliflower Rice
Mix gently and cook

Step 3

Add rice and lentil to the pan. Stir and fry it very well. Fry until crispy. Add cauliflower, carrot, and potato to the rice. Mix them gently to the rice.

Step 4

Add 6 cups of hot water to the rice. Bring it to boil. Cover with a lid. Add leek and green chilies to the rice after 10 minutes.

Cauliflower Rice Recipe
Cover with a lid and Cook

Step 5

Cook until the water becomes dry. Uncover the lid. Season to taste with salt and cilantro leaves.

Step 6

The Turmeric Cauliflower rice recipe is ready to serve. Serve with hilsha fry. You can serve turmeric cauliflower rice with eggplant fry or Beef Bhuna.

Cauliflower Health Benefits

According to experts, cauliflower is not only delicious but also beneficial for our health. The useful ingredient isn’t it destroys the cancer cells in the body. Cauliflower is especially helpful in reducing the risks of breast cancer.

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Sultana Parvin, the owner of this site (sultanarecipe.com) is a passionate recipe builder with thorough knowledge of food, nutrition, and dietary needs for people of different ages and different physical conditions. She has contributed her creative recipes to different food and recipe sites, e-books, and magazines. Sultana is widely experienced on different menu and food courses. With her amazing cooking expertise and innovative ideas, she has been writing various food recipes, particularly those Bangladeshi and Indian traditional main and side dishes like: vegetarian, chicken, meat, fish, desert, rice, noodles, cakes, cookies, soup, smoothies etc. Sultana possesses in depth knowledge on foods’ nutrition value and other relevant contents, such as calorie, carbohydrate, fat, sugar, fiber, sodium, protein etc. of a wide variety of food items. In addition to the taste of food items, Sultana analyses psychology and taste of different categories and ages of people while developing her food recipes. Publications of Sultana Parvin: Sultana wrote a number of Recipe Books, among those following recipe books have been published in Amazon.com: ** Yummy Vegetable Recipes: Delicious Indian Vegetable Dishes ** Authentic Indian Vegetable Dishes **30 Diabetic and Heart Healthy Indian Food Recipes with Nutritional Detail Sultana edited a famous recipe book, namely “Flavors of India and Africa” written by Khatun Gulamani of California, USA.