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Tandoori Cauliflower

Tandoori Cauliflower

Who will say no to tastier and crispier cauliflower?? This recipe is healthier too since its grilled. 

If you want to try this recipe without oven, place marinated cauliflower florets in a non stick pan , drizzle little oil and cook it in medium flame. After its cooked on one side, slowly turn it to the other side and cook it. You can have this tandoori cauliflower even as appetizer. It also tastes good with Parupu Sadham and Sambar Sadham.

tandoori cauliflower

Recipe For : 1

Preparation Time : 30 minutes + Marination time


Cauliflower florets                      - 1 cup
Curd                                             -  3 tbsp
Ginger Garlic Paste                   - 2 tsp
Chili Powder                                - 2 tsp
Cumin Powder                             - 1 tsp
Coriander Powder                       - 2 tsp
Turmeric Powder                         - a pinch
Garam Masala Powder               - 1 tsp
Pepper Powder                            - 1/2 tsp
Chat Masala                                  - 1 tsp
kasthuri Methi                                - 1 tbsp
Oil                                                    - 1 tbsp
lemon juice                                     - 1 tsp
Salt                                                  - As required


  1. Make sure cauliflower florets are cut into medium size pieces. Place cauliflower florets in boiling water for 10 minutes. After ten minutes drain excess water and take cauliflower in a bowl. Add all the ingredients and keep the cauliflower marinated at-least for an hour.
  2. Preheat the oven to 220 degree Celsius.
  3.  Grill marinated cauliflower in preheated oven for 30 minutes. 
  4. Keep on checking in- between. 
  5. Serve it with Curd mixed with Green Chutney after cauliflower is cooked and turned crispier. Enjoy your Tandoori cauliflower!!