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I've got cauliflower, I've got curry powder. What should I make?

terlin Sep 14, 2013 10:33 AM

Any great recipes?

  1. drongo Sep 14, 2013 10:41 AM

    I have tried all of the following with success. Some use curry powder, others don't -- but may give you some ideas anyway.


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    1. re: drongo
      Dglehrer Sep 14, 2013 10:45 AM

      I love to roast cauliflower with a little olive oil sprinkled with curry powder salt-and-pepper in the oven at a high temperature for a short time
      I cut the cauliflower up in pieces first plus it would be olive oil it'll come out crunchy

      1. re: Dglehrer
        weezieduzzit Sep 14, 2013 12:24 PM

        I love it this way but I cut it into "steaks" by slicing it through the core (more surface touching the pan= more caramelization.)

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          financialdistrictresident Sep 18, 2013 02:29 PM

          I also like to make large cauliflower steaks.

        2. re: Dglehrer
          kitchengardengal Sep 15, 2013 07:54 AM

          My vote is for roasted cauliflower, too. The darkened crunchy bits are the best!

          1. re: Dglehrer
            nlgardener Sep 15, 2013 11:43 PM

            That's exactly what I would do with it! Delicious.

        3. Ruthie789 Sep 14, 2013 10:42 AM

          Some kind of gratin using the cauliflower and milk and curry powder.

          1. gingershelley Sep 14, 2013 12:34 PM

            Roasted curried cauliflower soup!

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              sandylc Sep 14, 2013 12:36 PM

              I'd put unsweetened coconut into whatever you make...

              1. chowser Sep 14, 2013 12:55 PM

                Aloo gobi is one of my favorites. It usually mixes spices but you can use curry as a replacement.

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                  Musie Sep 15, 2013 05:30 AM

                  I was going to suggest the same.

                  1. re: chowser
                    pine time Sep 18, 2013 01:58 PM

                    As I wrote in some other thread recently, aloo gobi makes a mighty fine filling for samosas, too.

                  2. Ttrockwood Sep 15, 2013 09:30 PM

                    This sounds crazy but its really good- cauliflower crust for a pizza! Swap in the curry as the spice and use interesting veggies as a topping

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                      schrutefarms Sep 17, 2013 09:32 PM

                      I would make a soup- boil the cauliflower in chicken stock until really soft, then blend it with just a bit of liquid, coconut milk, and curry powder, adding more liquid if necessary.

                      1. financialdistrictresident Sep 18, 2013 02:28 PM

                        One possibility:

                        Roast the cauliflower (easier and healthier) or sautee it in a pan with breadcrumbs and a little butter. Make a white bechamel sauce and add the curry power to create curry sauce. Combine curry sauce, golden raisins, cooked orecchiette (little ears) pasta. If you're a meat eater add some crumbled bacon.

                        This also freezes well.

                        1. BobB Sep 19, 2013 10:59 AM

                          One thing I like to do with cauliflower is use it to top a spicy lamb curry. Make your favorite lamb curry recipe. While it's cooking, break the cauliflower into large florets and steam it until it's just barely tender. Put the finished curry into a baking dish and top with the cauliflower, then bake in a very hot oven until the cauliflower just starts to brown. Remove from oven and sprinkle with fresh-squeezed lemon juice. Yum!

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