How to make cauliflower rice pilaf

Create a tasty low-carb side dish

  • 20 mins cooking
  • Serves 4
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Rice can often leave dishes feeling heavy, for a lighter side dish you can substitute a vegetable where a starch would usually be. It's a great way to squeeze more servings of vegetables into your day.
Cauliflower rice gets some added flavour from cumin and fresh coriander in this low-carb side dish.
For even more flavour, try our cauliflower fried rice.


  • 1 coarsely chopped medium (1kg) cauliflower
  • 2 tablespoons olives oil
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • ¼ cup coarsely chopped fresh coriander


  • 1
    Process 1 coarsely chopped medium (1kg) cauliflower, in batches, until finely chopped.
  • 2
    Heat 2 tablespoons olive oil in a large heavy-based frying pan over high heat. Add 1 teaspoon cumin seeds and cauliflower to frying pan; cook, stirring occasionally, for 12 minutes or until cauliflower is just tender. Stir in ¼ cup coarsely chopped fresh coriander.

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