15 Minute Cauliflower Fried Rice

Oh yes! You read it right. Today’s recipe is cauliflower fried rice which can be cooked within 15 minutes. Well actually there is no actual rice in this recipe. It is just made with grated or shredded cauliflower which resembles rice. The same procedure of making fried rice is followed to make this cauliflower fried rice. Hence the name.

cauliflower rice recipe
This is a low-carb and healthy recipe which can be prepared in a jiffy and packed in the lunch box too. If you are following a paleo diet, this cauliflower fried rice is the best replacement of the regular fried rice. Cauliflower is rich in vitamin C and since it contains fiber it is good for digestion. It is loaded with antioxidants and is shown to reduce the risk of cancers.

You can make this cauliflower fried rice for parties and surprise your guests too. After returning from office if you are too tired, simply cook this fried rice by adding any types of veges and have a healthy and delicious dinner. It is simple and easy to cook too.
Ingredients:                                   Prep. Time: 15 Minutes, Serves: 4
1 medium sized cauliflower
1 medium sized onion, finely chopped
8 garlic pods, finely sliced
1 capsicum, julienned
¼ cup boiled/steamed sweet corn
¼ cup boiled green peas
4 tablespoon chopped spring onion greens
1 tablespoon ginger garlic paste
1 teaspoon soya sauce
2 tablespoon green chili sauce
1 teaspoon black pepper powder
3 tablespoon oil
Salt to taste

Procedure:
1) Chop the cauliflower into florets and add it to water to which 2 tablespoon salt is added. After 30 minutes, drain, wash and keep aside.
2) Pulse this in food processor for 1 minute till it looks like grains. You can even grate this using a grater.
3) Heat a kadai/wok, and add 3 tablespoon oil.
4) Add sliced garlic and saute till the raw smell of garlic goes away.
5) Now add onion and fry till onion turns pinkish.
6) Add julienne capsicum and let it cook for 5 minutes.
7) Add the boiled green peas and boiled sweet corn and mix well.
8) Add the chopped spring onion greens and mix.
9) Add ginger garlic paste and soya sauce and green chili sauce and mix well.
10) Finally add the shredded cauliflower and mix well.
11) Cook for 5 to 7 minutes.
12) Add black pepper powder and salt to taste and mix well.

Serve hot.

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