Cauliflower tikka masala
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Cauliflower tikka masala

Cauliflower tikka masala is the perfect easy vegetarian dinner served with steamed rice. It's also a great recipe for feeding a crowd.
Course Dinner
Cuisine Indian
Keyword Cauliflower curry, cauliflower tikka masala, tikka masala
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 218
Author Alida Ryder

Ingredients

For the roasted cauliflower

  • 1 large head of cauliflower (you need approximately 1kg of cauliflower)
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 2 tsp garam masala
  • ½ tsp chili powder
  • 2 tsp ground coriander
  • ½ tsp turmeric
  • 2 tsp salt

For the tikka masala curry

  • 1 onion finely chopped
  • 3-4 garlic cloves crushed
  • 2 tsp ginger grated/crushed
  • 2 tsp garam masala
  • 2 tsp paprika
  • 2 tsp ground coriander
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • ½-1 tsp chili powder
  • ½ tsp ground cardamom
  • 2 400g/14oz cans crushed tomatoes
  • 2 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 cup heavy/whipping cream
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1-2 tsp sugar
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Pre-heat the oven to 200ºc/390ºF.
  • Slice the cauliflower floret off the head of cauliflower. Chop the remaining stalk into bite size pieces. Place the cauliflower into a large roasting tray and drizzle over the oil and season with the spices then place into the oven and roast for 30 minutes until golden brown and cooked. 
  • In the meanwhile start making the sauce. Fry the onions in the oil until soft and translucent then add the garlic and ginger and fry for another 30 seconds. 
  • Add all the spices and fry for a minute before adding the tomatoes and tomato paste. Simmer for 5 minutes then add the cream and sugar then simmer for 10 minutes
  • Add the roasted cauliflower and butter and stir together then allow to simmer for 5-10 minutes. Season to taste and serve. 

Nutrition

Calories: 218kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 15mg | Sodium: 1368mg | Potassium: 953mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 1100IU | Vitamin C: 128.4mg | Calcium: 83mg | Iron: 2.6mg