Cauliflower Aloo Gobi

Cauliflower is one of those underrated vegetables hiding in the shadows. It is a super power food that is low in calories and loaded with vitamins and minerals.  It has a neutral flavor which is perfect for this recipe. This wonderful spicy side dish has oodles of charm and its quite favorable. There is nothing like a healthy side that is a hassle free and easy to prepare. But watch out for the curry and turmeric. Things can get a bit yellow 🙂


  • 2 tablespoons peanut or olive oil
  • 1 medium head cauliflower, cut into 1-inch florets
  • 1 teaspoon coriander seeds
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1 teaspoon curry powder
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 2 tablespoon cilantro, minced
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon finely chopped ginger, peeled
  • 1 teaspoon finely grated lime zest


  1. Preheat over to 450
  2. In a sauce pan bring oil to a medium heat. Reduce heat to low, add cumin, coriander, turmeric, curry and ginger, allow the flavors to marry together.*
  3.  Remove from heat. Add cauliflower and season with salt and pepper. Toss to coat evenly.
  4. On a large baking sheet, arrange cauliflower in a single layer.
  5. Roast cauliflower for about 10 to 15 minutes until brown and tender. If the edges are a little crispy then its perfect.
  6. Transfer to a platter and serve hot or at room temperature.




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