Pop, pungent and wholly loaded with authentic flavours, this healthy, high fibre, low carb Mexican Cauliflower Rice recipe is a must try.

Mexican Cauliflower Rice

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 146 kcal
Author: Neha Mathur

Pop, pungent and wholly loaded with authentic flavours, this healthy, high fibre, low carb Mexican Cauliflower Rice recipe is a must try.

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Ingredients

  • 1 medium Cauliflower
  • 2 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 2 tsp Garlic Finely Chopped
  • 1 cup Onion Chopped
  • 1 Pickled jalapeno Chopped
  • 1/4 cup Red Bell pepper Chopped
  • 1/4 cup Yellow Bell Pepper Chopped
  • 1/4 cup Peas
  • 1/4 cup Corn
  • 1/4 cup Carrot Chopped
  • 1/4 cup Tomato Puree
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/2 tsp Black Pepper Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Paprika

Instructions

  1. Cut the cauliflower into small florets and wash it well.

  2. Put it in a food processor and pulse until it is broken down into rice like pieces.

  3. Heat olive oil in a large pan.

  4. Once the oil is hot, add garlic and onion and fry till onion turns pinkish.

  5. Add the riced cauliflower and fry for 3-4 minutes.

  6. Keep stirring gently.

  7. Add Jalapeno pepper, bell peppers, peas, corn and carrot and cook for 2-3 minutes.

  8. Add tomato puree, salt, pepper powder, cumin powder and paprika.

  9. Cover the pan and cook the cauliflower rice on low heat for 4-5 minutes.

  10. Remove the lid and cook for another 5 minutes.

  11. Top with fried egg, cilantro and sour cream.

  12. Serve hot.

Nutrition Facts
Mexican Cauliflower Rice
Amount Per Serving
Calories 146 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7g 11%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Sodium 58mg 2%
Potassium 628mg 18%
Total Carbohydrates 17g 6%
Dietary Fiber 5g 20%
Sugars 6g
Protein 4g 8%
Vitamin A 39.2%
Vitamin C 132.3%
Calcium 4.7%
Iron 6.2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.