Tandoori Cauliflower

Tandoori CauliflowerRecipe

Photo: Caitlin Bensel; Styling= Blakeslee Giles, Audrey Davis

With its warm, spicy, and almost meat-like flavor and texture, this cauliflower dish can be served as a side or a vegetarian main dish that still feels hearty. As a unique way to serve cauliflower, it looks impressive but is easy to pull together. Feel free to make the yogurt sauce ahead of time.

Serves 4 (serving size: 1/4 head cauliflower)


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3/4 cup plain Greek yogurt
1 tablespoon grated garlic (about 3 cloves)
1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
1 teaspoon grated peeled fresh ginger
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
1 medium head cauliflower (about 1 1/2 lb.), trimmed and quartered


Active: 10 Minutes
Total: 50 Minutes

1. Preheat oven to 450°F. Stir together yogurt, garlic, lime juice, tandoori spice, ginger, and salt. Brush yogurt mixture over all sides of cauliflower pieces.

2. Place coated cauliflower pieces on a parchment paper-lined baking sheet. Bake in preheated oven until browned and tender, 30 to 35 minutes.

Created date

September 2016