Cauliflower Thai Red Curry Recipe

Cauliflower Thai Red Curry Recipe is a classic recipe with the addition of cauliflower as the star ingredient. Those earthy notes from the thai curry paste and cauliflower go really well together.

Alka Jena
Cauliflower Thai Red Curry Recipe
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Cauliflower Thai Red Curry Recipe is a traditional, fiery-red Thai curry with sauteed cauliflower that goes well with some sticky rice. The curry paste lend their characteristic aroma to this dish, while coconut milk balances the spices.This Thai Red Curry with cauliflower made for lunch makes one of the most comforting foods to remember. This is a quick recipe which can be made in a jiffy for weekday dinner.

Serve Cauliflower Thai Red Curry Recipe with sticky rice or lemongrass rice along with veg papaya salad recipe.

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Cuisine: Thai
Course: Dinner
Diet: Vegetarian
Prep in

20 M

Cooks in

20 M

Total in

40 M


4 Servings


  • 2 Cauliflower (gobi) , heads
  • Salt , to taste
  • 2 Bay leaves (tej patta)
  • 2 tablespoon Oil
  • 2 Onions , finely chopped
  • 2 teaspoon Ginger , finely chopped
  • 3 Cardamom (Elaichi) Pods/Seeds
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds (Jeera)
  • 2 sprig Coriander (Dhania) Leaves , finely chopped with stalks
  • 1/4 cup Thai Red Curry Paste
  • 400 ml Coconut milk
  • 1 Lemon

How to make Cauliflower Thai Red Curry Recipe

  1. To prepare Cauliflower Thai Red Curry Recipe, heat a pa with water and salt and bring it to a boil. 

  2. To this add the cauliflowers, bay leaves. Boil for about 2 minutes. Turn off the flame. 

  3. Drain the excess water and transfer to a bowl with chilled water so that they remain firm and does not continue to cook further.

  4. Heat oil in a pan on medium flame, add the cardamom and cumin seeds,

  5. Next add the chopped onions, chopped ginger, and the finely chopped coriander stalks over medium heat and saute for a minute or until raw smell goes away. 

  6. Add the Thai Red curry Paste and the coconut milk and bring to a boil.

  7. You can either use store bought curry paste or here's how you can make Thai Red curry Paste

  8. Add the cooked cauliflower to the pan and simmer for about 8 to 10 minutes or till the flavours get blended well.

  9. Check seasoning and squeeze in some lemon juice and take the cauliflower Thai curry off from heat.

  10. Garnish Cauliflower Thai Red Curry with chopped coriander and serve it with sticky rice or lemongrass rice along with veg papaya salad recipe.

Cauliflower Thai Red Curry Recipe is part of the The East Asian Recipe Contest With FreshMenu