Tandoori gobi tikka/baked cauliflower bites Recipe

Tandoori gobi tikka, also known as baked cauliflower bites, is a delicious and healthy appetizer or snack. The cauliflower florets are marinated in a flavorful blend of yogurt and spices, then baked until crispy and golden. The result is a dish that is packed with flavor and has a satisfying crunch. Serve these tandoori gobi tikka as a starter at your next gathering or enjoy them as a guilt-free snack any time of the day.

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Ingredients for Tandoori gobi tikka/baked cauliflower bites Recipe

  • 1/4 Medium Cauliflower, Cut Into Bite Sized Florets
  • 1/4 cup Plain Yogurt
  • 1/4 tablespoon Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 1/2 tablespoon Tandoori Masala
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Red Chili Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/4 tablespoon Lemon Juice
  • as required Fresh Cilantro, For Garnish

Directions: Tandoori Gobi Tikka/baked Cauliflower Bites Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • STEP 2.In a bowl, combine yogurt, ginger-garlic paste, tandoori masala, turmeric, red chili powder, salt, and lemon juice.
  • STEP 3.Add the cauliflower florets to the marinade and toss until they are well coated. Let it marinate for at least 30 minutes.
  • STEP 4.Place the marinated cauliflower florets on the prepared baking sheet and bake for 20-25 minutes, or until they are crispy and golden brown.
  • STEP 5.Remove from the oven and garnish with fresh cilantro. Serve hot with mint chutney or yogurt dip.

Cooking Tips

  • Make sure to cut the cauliflower into bite-sized florets for even cooking.
  • If you prefer a spicier tikka, increase the amount of red chili powder or add some chopped green chilies to the marinade.
  • For a smoky flavor, you can also add a teaspoon of smoked paprika to the marinade.
  • If you don't have tandoori masala, you can substitute it with a mixture of cumin powder, coriander powder, and garam masala.

Storage and Serving

  • Tandoori gobi tikka is best served hot and fresh.
  • If you have leftovers, store them in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
  • To reheat, place the tikka in a preheated oven at 350°F (180°C) for about 10 minutes, or until heated through.
  • Serve the tandoori gobi tikka as an appetizer or snack with mint chutney, yogurt dip, or your favorite sauce.
Nutrition
value
143
calories per serving
2 g Fat8 g Protein21 g Carbs8 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    2g
  • Protein
    8g
  • Carbs
    21g
  • Fiber
    8g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    21g
  • Protein
    8g
  • Fiber
    8g

Fats

  • Fat
    2g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    86mg
  • Iron
    3mg
  • Vitamin A
    22mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    87mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    < 1mcg
  • Vitamin C
    38mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    69mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    139mg
  • Selenium
    6mcg
  • Zinc
    1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp