Birthday Cauliflower Recipe

This recipe was inspired by the famous Indian dish Aloo Gobi and Hetals’ Indian Cauliflower recipe on


  • 1 large head cauliflower
  • 4 tablespoons high quality coconut oil
  • 2 1/4 teaspoons curry powder
  • 1/2 yellow onion, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon mustard seeds
  • 1 cup tomatoes, pureed
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon fresh ginger, grated
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • salt to taste


  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F. Roughly chop the cauliflower and place pieces in an oven safe dish with 1/8 cup water on the bottom.

  • Heat two tablespoons of coconut oil in a pan and add 1 teaspoon mustard seeds and 1/4 tsp curry powder together. Mix the cauliflower in with the oil to completely cover it.

  • Bake the cauliflower for 45 minutes.
  • While the cauliflower is cooking, heat twotablespoons of coconut oil in a frying pan, mix in the minced onions and saute for about 5 minutes. Add the chopped tomatoes, garlic, 2 teaspoons curry powder, ginger and salt.  Add the cayenne towards the end of cooking. Let this mixture simmer for a while.

  • To serve, put the cauliflower pieces on a plate and cover with the tomato curry sauce. Serve hot with indian bread (naan), rice or quinoa.


1 Comment

  1. Carla says:

    Yum! Looks delicious!

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