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Indian Cauliflower Rice in cast iron skillet

Indian Cauliflower Rice

Whether you are watching your carbs or just like cauliflower, you will love this Indian Cauliflower Rice. It's full of smoky spices, carrots, onion, peas, and chickpeas. {gluten free}
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Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Indian
Diet: Gluten Free
Keyword: cauliflower, cauliflower rice
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 174kcal
Author: Karen Kelly


  • 2 cups cauliflower rice
  • 2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • ½ teaspoon turmeric
  • ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup shredded carrots
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 1 cup peas
  • 1 14 oz can chickpeas
  • 1 cooked chicken breast, sliced or shredded (optional)


  • Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a skillet over medium-high heat.  Add cauliflower rice and all seasonings.  Cook for about 4-5 minutes stirring often, until tender.
  • Remove cauliflower from pan and add another tablespoon oil.  Cook onions and carrots for about 4 minutes, stirring often. 
  • Return cauliflower to pan and add peas.  Add cooked chicken if using.  Toss gently and taste.  Add more salt and spice if necessary.  I added more cumin and salt at the end.
  • Serve with peanuts and cilantro.


Calories: 174kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 18mg | Sodium: 374mg | Potassium: 592mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 5715IU | Vitamin C: 57.3mg | Calcium: 48mg | Iron: 1.6mg
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