Grilled Cauliflower with Toasted Almonds

Number of Portions: 2

Ingredients

Caluliflower (small) - 1 no
Garlic Cloves - 4 nos
Pepper - to taste
Olive Oil - 2 tbsp
Almonds (skin on) - Handful
Almonds (blanched & peeled) - 1 cup
Butter - 50 gms
Milk - 300 ml
Mint Leaves - handful

Method

  • Cut the cauliflower into half from the center. Crush the garlic cloves and chop them up. Mix with salt, pepper and olive oil. Apply the same to the cauliflower. Heat a pan and put the flat side down to give it a nice colour. Remove after 3 minutes and put it in a pre heated oven at 160c for 20 mins or till it is cooked completely.
  • Seperately chop the almonds with skin and flash them in the oven to lightly roast them. As for the blanched almonds, add a glug of milk just enough to make a puree.
  • For the sauce melt butter and add the almond puree and saute. add salt, pepper and saute for 2-3 mins. now add the res of the milk and thicken up the sauce.
  • To plate, pour the sauce with a spoon on to a plate. Place the grilled cauliflower and add toasted almonds. Garnish with handful of fresh mint leaves.