Quick curried cauliflower

    20 min

    A mixture of yogurt, mayo and curry powder is spread on a whole head of cauliflower. It is then cooked in the microwave for a quick vegetable side dish.

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    Serves: 4 

    • 1 head cauliflower
    • 4 tablespoons light mayonnaise
    • 4 tablespoons plain Greek yogurt
    • 2 tablespoons curry powder, or more to taste

    Prep:10min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Ready in:20min 

    1. Remove core from cauliflower, but leaving enough core that it remains whole.
    2. Mix mayonnaise, Greek yogurt and curry powder in a bowl.
    3. Spread curry mixture over cauliflower head to cover; place in deep microwave-safe bowl and cover the bowl with a plate.
    4. Cook on High in microwave until cauliflower is tender, 9 to 15 minutes; let stand covered for 2 minutes.
    5. Cut in quarters and serve.

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    While I love each of the individual ingredients, I wasn't a big fan of cauliflower prepared this way. It definitely was simple, but I found the end result was dry with weird pasty areas where the curry mixture had cooked on top of cauliflower. It just seemed like the mixture should have been very evenly and thinly spread over the cauliflower to prevent the clumpy texture. I ended up scraping some of the mixture off after it was cooked. The tops had tons of curry flavor, while the rest of the florets were still white with no flavor. A sprinkle of salt definitely improved things. I almost would have preferred heating the sauce separately and using it as a dip for the cooked cauliflower. Thanks for sharing your recipe Griz!  -  12 Jan 2015  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)


    This was great! I often do curried cauliflower in the microwave but knew it needed a little something (fat?) to give it more oomph. This was perfect! I did individual cauliflower florets because I prefer to prepare it that way. Didn't have yogurt, but it didn't matter. Turned out perfect just using the mayo! This one is a keeper!  -  06 Mar 2017  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)


    I love Califlower and curry. I used regular yogurt instead of Greek. Came out delicious and made two dinner side dishes for my husband and me. So quick and easy and special. Will make again and again.  -  11 Dec 2016  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)

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