Indian Roasted Cauliflower with Curry Yogurt Sauce

Apr 20, 2011 by

Back in NJ there was a Melting Pot – a pretty large chain fondue restaurant. It was one of my favorite places to eat, especially for a date night or a girl’s night out. The whole process – cheese, meat, dessert – often took hours, making it a perfect place to catch up or just enjoy each other’s company.

This may seem silly but one of the things I loved the most from this place was the sauces/dips that came with the main course – “green goddess” for the boiled potatoes: a sort of chives meets sour cream, plum thai sauce, “angry” sauce for the shrimp, and this creamy yellow curry yogurt sauce that I loved on chicken.

So when I decided to roast cauliflower tonight with some Indian spices, I decided to recreate the sauce to the best of my memory and pour it over the top. It took three or four tries and it’s still not exaaaaaaactly how I remember it, but it’s dang close and still delicious in it’s own right. The cool creamy curry sauce was perfect over the hot crispy cauliflower.

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6 Comments

  1. Just delectable! ;)

  2. I just walked by a Melting Pot the other day in A.C. and thought of our fun night! I’m curry-stupid, so do you think this would work with the red curry powder I have? I’ve never used it and have no idea what it tastes like!

    That dish looks DELISH!

  3. Dayna

    That pic is making my mouth water.

  4. nicoleg

    wow looks delicious! making this tonight and your fish recipe from the other day!

  5. ooh, cauliflower roasted in bacon fat … now that my be a way to get my husband to eat Cauliflower! Love the Indian spices too.

  6. Sarah

    Amazing flavor! And I used allspice…can’t wait to try this again with the right spices. My little family of 4 gobbled the whole head of cauliflower right up, fighting over the last bits! I think I’m going to make this next week for Thanksgiving dinner in place of mashed potatoes…my parents like Indian flavors, too, so this should be a big hit. Thanks!

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