Biryani Cauliflower Recipe

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Biryani cauliflower is an Indian inspired dish with all the flavours but without the carbs! This light aromatic cauliflower dish is healthy and easy to prepare. When following a low carb, low calorie or keto diet, this biryani cauliflower dish will make a perfect addition to proteins keeping your meal low carb. This vegan dish is hearty enough that it can be served as a main, or if you are looking for something to add to your protein this biryani cauliflower is perfect! I especially love to add this cauliflower side to cilantro and lime chicken.

 

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Cauliflower is packed with healthy nutrients and is low in carbs and calories. With only 2 net grams carbs per serving, this biryani cauliflower dish will compliment most healthy diets.

Ingredients

  • 1 large cauliflower, brake into florets and chop into ¾-inch pieces
  • 3 Tbsp. coconut oil
  • 3 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1 Tbsp. fresh minced ginger
  • 1 GF bay leaf
  • ½ tsp. GF ground turmeric
  • ½ tsp. GF caraway seeds
  • ¼ tsp. GF ground cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp. GF ground cardamom
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh mint leaves
  • 2 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice
  • ¼ cup water or GF vegetable stock
  • Pure sea salt
  • Garnish: thinly sliced fried onions and fresh mint leaves (optional)
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    Instructions

  • In a large saucepan heat coconut oil over medium-low heat. Add garlic and cook for 1 minute.
  • Add ginger, bay leaf, turmeric, caraway seeds, cinnamon, and cardamom. Cook for 1 minute while stirring. Add cauliflower and stir to coat with the spices
  • Add mint leaves, lemon juice, water and season with salt. Cover and cook over medium heat for 10 minutes
  • Remove the saucepan from the heat, give the cauliflower a good stir and keep covered until ready to serve
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