A quick pulse in the food processor transforms raw cauliflower into rice-sized pieces that can replace regular rice in any dish. Ayurveda is extremely rice-based, so this is a great way to lighten the load with fewer carbohydrates and calories and more micronutrient-rich plants. Here are three of my favorite ways to prepare cauliflower rice, each with unique medicinal benefits. Eat your prescription!
MAKES 4 CUPS
1 head of cauliflower, cut into florets
1 tbsp sesame oil (Vata, Kapha) or coconut oil (Pitta)
1⁄2 yellow onion, diced
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 medium lime (zest and juice)
1⁄4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
1⁄2 tsp sea salt
1 Place cauliflower in a food processor ...