Classy Rice Dish

Pat Duran


This rice and cauliflower dish(you can hardly tell there is cauliflower in this recipe)..The rice is light and has an Indian flavor , using garam marsla spice and a bit of chopped fine coconut, which is optional.

★★★★★ 2 votes
3 to 5
5 Min
10 Min
Stove Top


1 Tbsp
each butter and vegetable oil
1/2 tsp
sesame seeds or coriander seeds
1 1/2 c
finely chopped cauliflower
1/2 c
finely chopped onion
1 tsp
each of minced ginger and garlic
1/8 tsp
each of turmeric, and red chili powder
1 pinch
garam marsla, or to taste
1 large
1 1/4 c
cooked rice (al dente)
2 Tbsp
chopped coconut
1 pinch

How to Make Classy Rice Dish


  • 1Over medium heat in a large skillet, add the oil and butter, now add sesame seeds or coriander seeds and stir quickly so as not to burn , but sizzle slightly( they will bounce around be careful).
  • 2Add the cauliflower, onion, ginger, and garlic; sauté briefly. Stir in turmeric, chili, and garam marsla and mix well. Cook for about 4 minutes.
  • 3Add the beaten egg into the pan, scramble and mix well . Add the rice and toss lightly. Try not to make mush of the rice. Mix just until the cauliflower has been evenly mixed. Add the coconut and salt and cook over low flame for about 5 minutes.

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About Classy Rice Dish

Course/Dish: Vegetables, Rice Sides
Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy