Tandoori cauli wedges served in a roasting dish

Tandoori cauli wedges

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Prep: 15 mins Cook: 25 mins plus overnight marinating

Easy

Serves 4

Marinate cauliflower steaks overnight in our tandoori dressing and you'll be rewarded with a fabulous vegetable side dish. They're brilliant for a barbecue

Nutrition and extra info

  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: Per serving

  • kcal208
  • fat10g
  • saturates1g
  • carbs15g
  • sugars10g
  • fibre5g
  • protein11g
  • salt0.2g
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Ingredients

  • 150g fat-free natural yogurt
  • thumb-sized piece ginger, finely grated
    Ginger

    Ginger

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    Mainly grown in Jamaica, Africa, India, China and Australia, ginger is the root of the plant. It…

  • 2 large garlic cloves, finely grated
  • 1 tsp garam masala
    Garam masala

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    Meaning 'warming spice mix', garam masala is the main spice blend used in North Indian…

  • 1 tsp ground cumin
    Cumin

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    An aromatic spice native to eastern Mediteranean countries and Upper Egypt. This warm,…

  • 1 tsp ground coriander
  • ½ tsp turmeric
    Turmeric

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    Turmeric is a fragrant, bright golden-yellow root that is most commonly seen and used dried and…

  • ½ tsp hot chilli powder
  • 2 tbsp tomato purée
  • ½ lemon, juiced
    Lemon

    Lemon

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    Oval in shape, with a pronouced bulge on one end, lemons are one of the most versatile fruits…

  • 1 large cauliflower
    Cauliflower

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    A brassica, like cabbage and broccoli, cauliflower is a mass of tiny, tightly packed flower…

  • 1 red chilli, deseeded and chopped, to serve

For the chutney

  • 25g coriander
  • 25g mint
    Mint

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  • 30g unsalted peanuts
  • 1 green chilli, deseeded and chopped
  • 1 lemon, zested and juiced
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  • 2 tbsp rapeseed oil
    Rapeseed oil

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Method

  1. Mix the yogurt, ginger, garlic, spices, tomato purée and lemon juice in a bowl. Pull the outer leaves off the cauliflower, trim off the very bottom of the stalk, then cut into 8-12 wedges, 3-4cm thick. Blanch in a pan of simmering water for 3 mins. Drain, then leave to dry before tipping into a large bowl. Mix with the marinade, cover and leave in the fridge overnight.

  2. Make the chutney by blitzing all the ingredients in a blender or food processor until smooth. Loosen with 2-3 tbsp water if it seems too thick.

  3. Put the cauliflower directly on the barbecue grill. Cook for 7-10 mins on each side or until nicely charred and you can pierce the stalk easily. Alternatively, cook in a griddle pan, turning, over a high heat for the same amount of time. Drizzle with the chutney and scatter over the chopped red chilli.

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