Cauliflower rice/ biryani( cauliflower in indian spicy rice)

Main Dish
4 servings
15 min
25 min
Very Easy


Number of serving: 4
Cauliflower cut into florets - 1

Mixed vegetables chopped - 1/2 cup

Basmati rice - 2 cups

Onion medium sliced - 2

Tomato medium chopped - 2

Thick yogurt/ curd - 2 tbsp

Mint leaves chopped - 1 cup

Coriander leaves chopped - 1/2 cup

Salt to taste

Green chili - 6( +/-)

Ginger - 2"

Garlic cloves - 6

Cloves - 5

Cardamon - 2

Cinnamon - 2"

Fennel seeds - 1 tsp

Bay leaves - 3

Ghee/ Oil - required


  • Heat oil in a rice cooker, when hot add the whole spices and fry till the aroma rises.
  • Now add the onions, saute for few mins and add the ground paste and fry till the raw smell leaves.
  • Add cauliflower florets to the onions and fry for 2 mins, next add the tomatoes, curd and stir fry till tomatoes are mashed.
  • Season with salt and add the mint and coriander leaves. Cover and cooker for a minute. Check amount of gravy in the rice cooker and depending on that measure water for the rice.
  • Add the measured water to the mixture and bring to boil. When the gravy boils check the seasoning again and add the soaked and drained rice.
  • Cover the cooker with lid and cook the rice until soft and tender. Serve hot with gravy or raita of your choice.


Cauliflower Rice/ Biryani( Cauliflower in Indian spicy rice), photo 1
Cauliflower Rice/ Biryani( Cauliflower in Indian spicy rice), photo 2


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