Cauliflower, Rice

Cauliflower Mint Rice

A refreshing and delicious rice with cauliflower and mint. This Cauliflower Mint Rice is ideal for lunch (be it at home or office) or dinner.

Cauliflower Mint Rice


  • Cauliflower – 1 cup
  • Cooked Rice – 1 cup
  • Onion – 1, Finely Chopped
  • Green Chilli – As required
  • Ginger garlic Paste – 1 tsp
  • Mint Leaves – small bunch
  • Oil – 2 tsp
  • Ghee – 2 tsp
  • Salt to Taste
  • Cashew nuts – few, for garnish (optional)


  1. Cut the cauliflower into florets.
  2. Heat a pan under medium flame.
  3. Add water with little salt and let it boil.
  4. Add the cauliflower florets in water and cook for 5 minutes.
  5. Drain the excess water and keep it aside.
  6. Grind the mint leaves with green chillies to fine paste.
  7. Heat a pan with required oil /ghee.
  8. Saute with onions and ginger garlic paste.
  9. When the raw smell disappears, add the mint paste.
  10. Add salt to taste and keep cooking until the paste is cooked well.
  11. Add the boiled florets and mix well.
  12. Cover and cook in low flame, until the florets are cooked completely.
  13. Add the cooked rice and mix gently.
  14. Fry the cashew nuts in little ghee and garnish if needed.
  15. Serve hot.

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