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How To Make Cauliflower Rice(2 Ways)

Cauliflower rice is very simple to make ,so lets learn how to make cauliflower rice with two easy preparation techniques.Its a perfect substitute for rice and is keto ,low carb and paleo friendly.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword cauliflower recipes, cauliflower rice, dairy free, gluten-free, gobi rice, healthy, keto rice, low calorie, low carb, low carb rice, under 15 minutes, vegan
Diet Keto, Low Carb, Vegan
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 80kcal
Author Bhavana Patil


Measuring cup used 1 cup = 250ml

  • 1 medium head cauliflower makes 2-3 cups cauliflower rice
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil or coconut oil
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Wash cauliflower throughly and dry with a towel and then remove the green part
  • Using Food Processor :Firstly ,separate cauliflower into 1-2 inch florets.Add 2 cups of florets or halve way through the processor.Pulse the cauliflower till small rice like grains are formed.
  • Using Grater:Firstly separate cauliflower into florets preferably bigger size so that its easier to grate.Using the box grater with medium size holes ,grate florets to resemble fine rice or couscous.
  • In a large skillet or pan ,heat 1 tablespoon of oil ,then add the cauliflower rice and saute for 2 minutes and cover with a lid and cook on medium low heat for another 2-3 minutes or till tender.Season with salt and pepper.Serve Hot.


Storage + How to freeze Cauliflower Rice

Cauliflower Rice can be made in advance and it can be kept for up to three days in the refrigerator in an airtight container, and it can be frozen for up to 1 month by freezing individual portions in freezer resistant containers or Ziploc freezer bags.Just defrost for 10 minutes before cooking.
Note:Nutrition values are my best estimates. If you rely on them for your diet, use your preferred nutrition calculator.


Calories: 80kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 196mg | Potassium: 166mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin C: 71.3mg | Calcium: 20mg | Iron: 0.4mg