Cauliflower is like a versatile and talented actor, always impressing directors in various roles. For followers of the Keto diet, cauliflower has become a favorite ingredient in dishes like rice, wraps, pies, and pita breads.
However, I personally enjoy cauliflower just the way it is—prepared the same way my mom used to make it during my childhood. Aloo Gobhi, or cauliflower with potatoes, is a classic dish in North India, but since potatoes are not Keto-friendly, we need to find ways to let cauliflower shine on its own.
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That’s why I’m excited to share with you a recipe for Keto parallel of Tandoori Cauliflower. In this dish, cauliflower is partially baked in the oven and then coated with a rich masala that infuses it with incredible flavors.
Some people even add honey to the masala, but I prefer not to. The key is to be cautious not to overcook the cauliflower florets, as we want them to retain their texture rather than turning into a mash.
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Give this recipe a try today, and I’m confident that you’ll develop an even greater appreciation for cauliflower. It’s a lip-smacking dish that showcases the versatility and deliciousness of this humble vegetable.
Gobi Musallam is a vegetarian version of the famous Chicken Musallam from the Mughal Cuisine. Musallam means whole. Easy to prepare and eye appealing too — Sneha Singhi Upadhaya.
Keto Tandoori Cauliflower | Gobhi Musallam - Recipe
- 1 kg Cauliflower or 2 medium Whole Florets
- 1 tsp Garlic Paste
- 50 gms or half cup whole milk Yogurt
- 5 tsp Ghee for Masala
- 2 tsp Ghee for baking
- ½ tsp Turmeric powder
- Chopped Coriander about a tbsp
- Salt to taste
- Pink Salt
- Wash the cauliflower. Now drop it in a vessel of boiling water, add salt and turmeric powder to it.
- Let it boil for ten minutes, drain and let it cool.
- In a pan add 5 tsp Ghee and add the chopped onions, and fry them till pink.
- Add the ginger, garlic and the dry masalas and cook on medium heat.
- After three to five minutes add the curd or yogurt and cook more till the oil separates.
- Add the coriander, salt and switch off the heat. Allow this masala to cool down.
- Now apply this masala to the Cauliflower properly with your hands. Insert it inside and between the florets too.
- Whenever you are ready to eat, bake and grill these Cauliflowers in the oven at 250 degrees Celsius for 20 minutes. Pour the remaining 2 tsp Ghee over the Cauliflower. Bake till they get a nice golden crust on the outside.
- The dish really does not need any accompaniment. You can slice pieces and have it just like that.
Nutrition facts about Keto Tandoori Cauliflower | Gobhi Mussallam
- Cals – 93
- Net Carbs – 6 g
- Proteins – 3 g
- Fats- 6 g