This Roasted Turmeric Cauliflower (Aloo Gobi) is the plant-based comfort food that dreams are made of!
If there is one thing we know for sure, it’s that we LOVE Indian cuisine! The use of spices such as ginger, coriander, cumin, and turmeric give this delicious recipe a huge boost of flavor, and most importantly a healthy kick.
If you enjoy this recipe, make sure to try some of our other fun and healthy Indian inspired recipes.
Whether you’re a seasoned batch-cooking vet, or just learning the ropes, this Roasted Turmeric Cauliflower (Aloo Gobi) is the perfect recipe to incorporate into your repetoiré. It’s quick and easy to make, packed with healthy vitamins and nutrients, and stores perfectly in our favorite glass containers.
Health Benefits of Turmeric
The spotlight is on curcumin here. Curcumin in the main component found in turmeric that is responsible for the well-known medicinal benefits and properties. Turmeric and curcumin have been studied for their involvement in improving IBD (Inflammatory Bowel Disease), symptoms of Crohn’s disease, immune health, rheumatoid arthritis, and cystic fibrosis.
Curcumin also inhibits cancer cell growth and has been shown to help prevent colon cancer, pancreatic cancer, tumor growth, and even prostate cancer. It can help reduce the risk of childhood leukemia and also improve liver function. Turmeric has also been associated with the prevention of diabetes, cardiovascular complications, and Alzheimer’s disease.
Health Benefits of Cauliflower
Cauliflower can provide protection against cancer, anti-inflammation, cardiovascular benefits, and improved digestive health. Sulforaphane found in cauliflower helps protect the digestive lining and prevents bacterial overgrowth such as H. pylori.
Cauliflower-containing diets and the cruciferous vegetable family have been studied most in relation to cancer protection. As with most fruits and vegetables, cauliflower also contains great amounts of fiber which helps keep our digestive system moving, keeps us fuller for a longer period of time and releases a steady flow of energy into our bodies.
We can’t take the full credit for this brilliant recipe. Aloo Gobi is a traditional Indian dish and this recipe was inspired by chef and author Priya Krishna.