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Roasted Whole Cauliflower in Yogurt Marinade

Amazingly Delicious, fun and dramatic presentation...Roasting a whole head of cauliflower? This recipe has you slathering cauliflower in a spicy yogurt marinade and roasting it at a high temperature.
Prep Time30 minutes
Cook Time35 minutes
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: healthy, Indian


  • 1 large head of Cauliflower bottom leaves removed
  • 2 Pints cherry Tomatoes rinsed
  • 1 Tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Yogurt Marinade

  • 1.5 cup Koko Kai Coconut Yogurt Simple Plain
  • 1 whole lime juice and zested
  • 1 Tbsp Chili Powder
  • 1 Tbsp Smoked Paprika
  • 1 Tbsp Turmeric
  • 1 Tbsp Cumin
  • 1 Tbsp Curry Powder or Garam Masala
  • 2 tsp Sea salt
  • 1 tsp White Pepper


  • Preheat the Convection Roast oven to 425F and lightly grease a small baking sheet with vegetable oil. Set aside.
  • Trim the base of the cauliflower to remove any green leaves and the woody stem.
  • In a medium bowl, combine the yogurt with the lime zest and juice, chile powder, cumin, garlic powder, curry powder, salt and pepper.
  • Pour the entire marinade over the cauliflower and rub it all over..Leave at room temperature for about 30-45min.
  • In a oven safe pan such as cast iron, add a drizzle of Olive oil and lay the cherry tomatoes at the bottom season with salt and pepper and give it a quick mix. Place the marinated cauliflower on top bottom down.
  • Roast for 35-45 minutes until golden brown and the cauliflower can easily be pierce by a knife.
  • Remove from the oven and let it cooled for 5-10minutes. Cut quarters and place on a serving plate with the cherry tomatoes and optional cilantro chutney.

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