Turmeric cauliflower rice is a simple twist to the Cauliflower rice with aromatic fragrance from the turmeric powder and cumin powder. Easy to make and so delicious!

Turmeric Cauliflower Rice [Vegan]

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For the Rice:

  • 2 teaspoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 large head cauliflower
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons turmeric powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon cumin powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

For the Garnish:

  • 2 sprigs of coriander (cilantro) including stems, roughly cut into 1 to 2 cm lengthwise
  • 2 spring onions (scallions) thinly sliced lengthwise


To Prep the Cauliflower:

  1. Wash and thoroughly dry the cauliflower. Remove any green leaves.

For Processing the Cauliflower Using a Food Processor:

  1. Cut the cauliflower into florets and cut the core into small pieces.
  2. Place all the cut cauliflower pieces into a food processor and pulse for around 20 seconds until the texture resembles rice.

For Cooking the Cauliflower Rice:

  1. Heat up a wok or frying pan with 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil.
  2. Transfer all the cauliflower rice and salt into the wok or frying pan and briefly stir-fry for 1 minute on medium heat.
  3. Add in the turmeric powder and cumin powder plus half of the spring onions (scallions) and stir-fry for another 2 to 4 minutes on medium heat. Stirring frequently.
  4. Garnish with some coriander (cilantro) and spring onions (scallions) and serve as a side dish or as a substitute for rice.


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