Cooking Cauliflower Rice – Done?
Cooking cauliflower rice? Easy, done in no time and you can make the tastiest things out of it. For example, cauliflower porridge, for a super tasty breakfast with all kinds of seeds and nuts, fruit and chocolate. Hey What??, yes we are talking about cauliflower! But first answer the question:
Cooking cauliflower rice: Cut the cauliflower into pieces. Place the cauliflower in a blender that will make the cauliflower rice the size of rice. After 2 minutes, see for yourself how big you want the rice, stop the blender and cook the cauliflower rice for 1 to 2 minutes. Taste to see if you think they are cooked enough and drain the cauliflower rice. How to cook cauliflower rice.
There are many things to do with cauliflower. I will come back to that later. If you want to know how to make cauliflower rice, in detail, read our blog about making cauliflower rice.
Cauliflower Rice How Long To Cook
When you want to cook cauliflower, first remove the green leaves. You cut off a piece of the stump, the rest can go in the blender. Cut the cauliflower into pieces that can go in a blender or food processor. Close the blender and grind the cauliflower as long as you want the cauliflower to be small. Of course you can also grate the cauliflower, then you also get cauliflower in small pieces, in a different way but just as good!
Meanwhile, put water on and let it boil. Make sure the cauliflower is just submerged in water, so don’t put too much water in the pan. Cook the rice, possibly with a little salt. It depends on the amount and size of the cauliflower rice when it is cooked.
If you want to puree the rice (after cooking), when you have cooked the cauliflower rice, the cauliflower may be soft. This will take about 2-3 minutes. If you want the cauliflower a little less soft because you still want to taste some structure, cook the cauliflower rice for 1-2 minutes.
Taste when you’re not sure. Simply scoop out a few pieces of cauliflower from the boiling water, blow on it and taste to see if it’s cooked through.
Buy cauliflower rice
You can of course also cook cauliflower rice that can be bought prepackaged, but I think making rice yourself is easy, fresh and a lot cheaper. Cauliflower rice is available from different brands. Some are in the freezer and others in the fridge.
Pay particular attention to the expiration date. Until when can you buy and make the cauliflower. If you buy cauliflower whole, it will stay fresh a little longer in the refrigerator. But, and that is certainly true, when you are short on time it is always useful to buy cauliflower rice prepackaged, but that is the case with any vegetable…
You can make anything from cauliflower. Cauliflower porridge, cauliflower curry, cauliflower puree and cauliflower risotto rice. There are many possibilities! Have fun cooking!