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roasted curried cauliflower served with cilantro jalapeno chutney
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Curry Roasted Cauliflower

Curry Roasted Cauliflower - Cauliflower is roasted with warm spices and served with creamy coriander jalapeño chutney. A tasty and delicious way of enjoying cauliflower.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 4
Author: Madhavi


  • Oven


For roasted cauliflower

  • 1 large head cauliflower, cut into florets
  • 1 teaspoon curry powder
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon cumin powder
  • teaspoon black pepper powder
  • ¼ teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 4 teaspoon olive oil or any oil of your choice
  • salt to taste

Cilantro Jalapeno Chutney

  • 1 big handful of coriander leaves
  • 2 small cloves garlic
  • 1 jalapeno ( remove seeds if you like it mild)
  • 2 teaspoon cumin powder
  • ½ cup sour cream (full fat)
  • salt to taste
  • lemon juice to taste 

For Garnish

  • chopped coriander leaves
  • squeeze of lime/lemon juice


  • Preheat the oven to 425 F or 225 C.
  • Wash and the cut cauliflower to florets.
  • In a large bowl add the cauliflower florets, oil, curry powder, cumin powder, garlic powder, turmeric powder and salt.
  • Gently toss till the cauliflower is coated with the spices and oil. You can taste test at this point and adjust the salt and spices.
  • Grease the baking tray with oil and transfer the spiced cauliflower and spread it in an even layer.
  • Bake for 17-20 minutes until golden brown. After 12- 13 minutes of baking, turn the cauliflower to get golden brown on the other side. Remove and garnish with chopped coriander leaves and a squeeze of lime juice (optional)

Cilantro Jalapeno Chutney

  • While the cauliflower is baking, to a small blender jar add coriander leaves, garlic clove, jalapeno ( remove seeds if you prefer mild chutney), cumin powder, lime juice and salt.
  • Roughly blend them and add the sour cream and puree it again till creamy.
  • Keep it chilled till you are ready to serve.


You can also add red chili powder for extra spice.