The humble cauliflower has been having something of a renaissance in recent years. It’s being carved and grilled like steak, roasted and sprinkled with nuts and spices – and, most trendily, being blitzed up and served as ‘rice’ (apparently it looks and feels like the traditional white stuff).

Grating cauliflower with a metal grater on a wooden kitchen board
Cauliflower rice is a perfect substitute for rice in a low-carb or Keto meal.
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Cauliflower rice

Like rice? Like cauliflower? You’re gonna love this recipe.
Cook Time10 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: British


  • Food processor
  • Frying pan


  • Cauliflower


  • Remove the leaves and stalk of one cauliflower and cut into quarters.
  • Coarsely grate or blitz the cauliflower in a food processor.
  • Melt a knob of butter in frying pan.
  • Add the cauliflower to the pan, stir so the butter is evenly distributed.
  • At this stage you can fry the rice until slightly crisp, or add a couple of tablespoons of water, pop on a lid and steam for five minutes.
  • Season and add any additional flavourings you fancy – meat, veggies or throw in an egg for egg fried cauliflower rice.

Need a box grater, try Lantana’s 6 sided Grater with Container from Amazon.



Prefer a food processor? Try the popular Kenwood Compact Food Processor with its large 1.4L bowl.

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