Healthy Cauliflower Fried Rice Recipe For Dinner
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There is now a distinct split in the food industry, with half favouring healthful options and the other half catering to those with a penchant for decadence in the kitchen. The former is constantly on the lookout for new wholesome ingredients, foods, and drinks. And for them, the advent of cauliflower rice has been a massive benefit. You could argue that the health implications of cauliflower have catapulted it from obscurity to the limelight. If you're a fan of cauliflower rice and are looking for new ways to prepare it, try this recipe for cauliflower fried rice.

Cauliflower rice, made by grating cauliflower into little pieces, mimics the texture and flavour of rice remarkably well. It acts in a similar fashion, absorbing all of the seasonings that are put on it. The mellow flavour of the cauliflower makes it an excellent base for various other flavourings.

Cauliflower Rice Fried Rice Recipe


  • 1 kg cauliflower (without stem)
  • 1 cup chopped scallions
  • 2 large eggs, beaten
  • 3 garlic cloves (minced)
  • 1 tablespoon minced ginger root
  • ¼ teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • ½ cup chopped carrots
  • ½ cup frozen peas
  • ¼ cup chopped cashews
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 4-5 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon rice vinegar
  • Salt to taste
  • 4 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon toasted sesame oil

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  • Employ a food processor with a grating disc to shred the cauliflower. You could also use a box or hand-held grater with large holes. Keep it aside.
  • In a large non-stick pan, heat 3 teaspoons of vegetable oil
  • Keep the flame on medium and add the beaten eggs. Season with salt to taste
  • Scramble the eggs until they are thoroughly cooked. Take it off the flame, transfer it to a bowl, and keep it aside.
  • In the same pan, heat 3 tablespoons of oil and, setting the flame on medium, incorporate the garlic, light scallions, and finely chopped ginger
  • Give all the ingredients a good stir and cook for 4-5 minutes until they turn soft. Avoid letting it get brown
  • Now introduce the grated cauliflower, salt to taste, sugar, red chilli flakes and 4 tablespoons of the soy sauce
  • Cook for about 3 minutes, stirring frequently. Once the cauliflower "rice" is crisp-tender, add the peas and carrots and cook until they are warmed. Mix in the cashew, the eggs, the dark green scallions, the rice vinegar, and the sesame oil. Check the flavour and seasoning. 

Relish it hot.

Now you have a simple recipe for cauliflower rice to make as an interesting fried rice. You can enjoy it even during dinner without worrying about high carb. This cauliflower rice recipe is healthy and easy to make.