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Roasted Cauliflower and Chickpeas

Simple yet a very delicious recipe which can eaten with rotis or parathas.

Ingredients

1 tablespoon ground coriander

1 tablespoon ground turmeric

1 teaspoon cumin seeds

1 teaspoon fennel seeds

1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper

1/4 cup vegetable oil

1 tablespoon grated fresh ginger

1 head cauliflower, cut into florets

One 19-ounce can chickpeas, drained

1/2 sweet onion, sliced

Kosher salt and freshly cracked black pepper 

Kosher salt and freshly cracked black pepper

Fresh cilantro sprigs, for garnish

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. 
  2. Toast the coriander, turmeric, cumin seeds, fennel seeds and cayenne in a dry skillet over high heat until fragrant, 2 to 3 minutes. Pour the oil into a large mixing bowl, and then add the toasted spices. Add the ginger, cauliflower, chickpeas and onions, and toss to coat everything evenly. Place on a sheet tray and season with salt and pepper. Roast in the oven until browned and the cauliflower is tender, 30 to 35 minutes. Serve with cilantro sprigs and finish with a squeeze of the fresh lime juice.