This fun vegetarian pita features super-flavorful grilled cauliflower steaks topped with a seriously addictive and easy to prep Indian-spiced Cucumber Raita. This unique dish is a painless way to eat more veggies and is sure to become a healthy Meatless Monday favorite!

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Tandoori Grilled Cauliflower Pitas w Cucumber Raita
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
8 mins
Total Time
28 mins
Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 106 kcal
Cauliflower Steaks
  • 1 head cauliflower small
  • 1 TB olive oil
  • 2 tsp curry powder
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 4 pocketless pitas
  • 4 pieces red leaf lettuce large
Cucumber Raita
  • 1/2 cup Greek yogurt
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 1/4 cup cucumber peeled and chopped
  • 1/4 cup onion minced
  • 2 TB cilantro chopped
  • 1/4 tsp ground coriander
  • 1/4 tsp cumin
  • 1/4 tsp garlic minced
  • 1/4 tsp ginger minced
  • pinch cayenne pepper
  • 1 lime cut in wedges for serving
  1. To make Cucumber Raita – combine all ingredients in a small bowl and refrigerate until ready to serve, up to 1 day ahead.
  2. To make Cauliflower Steaks – trim leaves from cauliflower and cut into quarters, cutting through the center/core. Cut each quarter into 2 “steaks”, keeping center core intact.
  3. Mix together olive oil, curry powder, salt, and lemon juice in a large bowl. Toss all 8 cauliflower “steaks” in mixture to coat.
  4. Coat a grill or grill pan with cooking spray and heat over medium high heat.
  5. Cook cauliflower “steaks” for 4-5 minutes per side or until charred and fork tender.
  6. To assemble pitas – place one leaf lettuce on sandwich thin and arrange 2 steaks to fit. Top with Cucumber Raita and serve immediately.
Nutrition Facts
Tandoori Grilled Cauliflower Pitas w Cucumber Raita
Amount Per Serving
Calories 106 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5g 8%
Cholesterol 1mg 0%
Sodium 635mg 26%
Potassium 523mg 15%
Total Carbohydrates 11g 4%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 4g
Protein 5g 10%
Vitamin A 1.8%
Vitamin C 92%
Calcium 6.9%
Iron 6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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