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Roasted Cauliflower Tikka
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
25 mins
This cauliflower tikka is made by seasoning fresh cauliflower with a mix of cilantro, ginger, chilies and Indian spices, and then roasting it to perfection!
Course: Entree
Cuisine: American, Indian
Servings: 4
Author: Alissa
  • ¼ cup fresh cilantro
  • 5 garlic cloves
  • 1 ½ inch piece of fresh ginger peeled
  • juice of 2 lemons about ¼ cup
  • ¼ cup + 2 tbsp. unflavored soy or almond milk
  • 1 tbsp. cornstarch
  • 1 tbsp. Asian chili paste this will give you a very spicy version, so adjust to taste
  • 2 tsp. vegetable oil
  • 1 tsp. turmeric
  • 1 tsp. garam masala
  • 1 tsp. black pepper
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 large head of cauliflower chopped into florets
  1. Preheat oven to 450º.
  2. Coat a large baking dish with oil or cooking spray.
  3. Place cilantro, garlic, ginger, lemon juice, milk, cornstarch, chili paste, oil, spices and salt into food processor bowl. Process until blended.
  4. Place cauliflower florets into a large bowl or bag. Add cilantro mixture and toss to coat. Transfer to baking dish.
  5. Bake 20 minutes, until tender, turning the pieces once or twice during baking to ensure even browning.