Are you looking for new ways to use the cauliflower you got from the grocery store? Look no further than these 12 amazing Indian cauliflower recipes.

Cauliflower is a staple in Indian cuisine. From spicy curries to crispy fritters, we’ve got you covered with the most delectable Indian cauliflower recipes.

You will find popular North and South Indian cauliflower recipes in this collection. They are all quick and easy to make with basic ingredients. Give them a try and enjoy healthy cauliflower side dishes!

Tandoori Cauliflower

Tandoori Cauliflower Tikka served on a platter
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Tandoori Cauliflower is an amazing gluten-free and low-carb appetizer. Tossed with a spiced yogurt marinade and roasted in the oven or air fryer, this Tandoori Gobi Tikka is so flavorful, golden, and crispy. The whole family will love this easy and healthy cauliflower recipe!  

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Aloo Gobi

Air Fryer roasted aloo gobi in a bowl

One of the most popular Indian cauliflower dishes is Aloo Gobi—a simple and delicious veggie stir fry, perfect for weeknights. Aloo is Potato, and gobi is Cauliflower, so this is a Potatoes & Cauliflower dish cooked with onions, tomato, and aromatic spices such as turmeric & garam masala. It can be made on the stovetop or roasted in an air fryer or oven.

Get the Roasted Aloo Gobi recipe.

Gobi Pakora

crisp cauliflower pakora sprinkled with chaat masala & cilantro

These golden-brown, crisp Gobi ke pakode are coated in an Indian spiced gram flour batter. These Cauliflower Pakoras make a wonderful appetizer or snack to share when paired with green chutney or ketchup!

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Roasted Cauliflower with Cilantro Chutney

Roasted cauliflower topped with green cilantro sauce

This Air Fryer Cauliflower seasoned with spices is easy to make and amazingly delicious, topped with Indian cilantro yogurt sauce. Enjoy as a wonderful low-carb side dish or appetizer.

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Gobi Paratha

Gobi paratha in a plate topped with a green chili pepper
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A healthy, nutritious, and filling breakfast – Gobi paratha is a popular flatbread from India stuffed with spicy cauliflower filling. It’s enjoyed with yogurt, pickle, and some chai on the side. It’s also great to pack for lunches.

Get the Gobi Paratha recipe.

Turmeric Cauliflower Soup

Instant pot cauliflower soup served in two bowls

A healthy and healing Turmeric Cauliflower Soup made in the Instant Pot. This vegan & gluten-free soup is so easy to make, and the result is creamy, satisfying goodness you will not want to stop eating! 

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Gobi Manchurian

Gobi manchurian in a bowl garnished with green onions
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Gobi Manchurian is crispy fried cauliflower coated in a sweet, tangy, spicy, and umami-rich Indo-Chinese sauce that is finger-lickin’ good.

It’s easily one of the best appetizers you’ll ever try and a must-make for your next party, game day, or any time you want to impress your friends and family.

Get the Gobi Manchurian recipe.

Whole Roasted Cauliflower

Whole roasted cauliflower in a tray garnished with cilantro
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Are you unsure what to serve your vegetarian guests instead of turkey on the Thanksgiving table? Try this Roasted Cauliflower Tikka. Whole cauliflower marinated with aromatic spices, then baked in the oven and served with a tomato-based creamy sauce! This will surely impress your vegetarian guests!

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Cauliflower Rice

Indian style cauliflower rice in a bowl
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This Indian Cauliflower Rice is loaded with delicious Indian flavors thanks to spices like turmeric, cumin, and cayenne pepper, fresh vegetables like carrots, onions, and peas, and packed with protein from chickpeas. It’s a quick and easy low-carb dish that comes together in just a few minutes.

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Achari Gobi

Achari Gobi in a silver plate
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Achari Gobi is a unique North Indian cauliflower curry prepared in a pickled sauce. It is tangy, and spice-filled with bold flavor. Achari means pickled, and Gobi means cauliflower. It goes very well with rice or Indian flatbread.

Get the Achari Gobi recipe.

Cauliflower Tikka Masala

Cauliflower tikka masala in a bowl with rice
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Vegan Cauliflower Tikka Masala with Instant Pot Tikka Masala Sauce. Flavorful Weekday Dinner. Freezer Friendly. Glutenfree Soyfree Nutfree option

Get the Cauliflower Tikka Masala recipe.

Vegetable Korma

Vegetable Korma served with rice in a bowl

This restaurant-style creamy vegetable korma curry is a perfect blend of vegetables such as cauliflower, green beans, and carrots in a creamy coconut sauce. A vegan & gluten-free curry that pairs perfectly with naan or rice.

Get the Vegetable Korma recipe.

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I strongly believe that each one of us has a chef inside us, we just need to explore the ingredients and create great food. My passion is to share easy, healthy, and wholesome recipes made using Instant Pot & Air Fryer, that are well tested, so you can cook with confidence.

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