Creamy Curried Caulisotto – Cauliflower Risotto Thermomix

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Creamy Curried Caulisotto is a cauliflower risotto recipe for the Thermomix. Cauliflower + Risotto = Caulisotto! Creamy in texture, curried flavours, this recipe is a tasty, healthy take on risotto.

I first created this fab recipe when I did my first Whole30 around early 2014. When I shared it originally in the Facebook group, it gained a lot of popularity very fast!

It was so popular that I knew that there just had to be room in my first cookbook, Main Meals Made Easy, for this Cauliflower Risotto Thermomix recipe.

This meal is so healthy and delicious. Using cauliflower “rice” instead of Arborio makes it a lighter option than regular risotto. Added bonus is that the Thermomix makes caulisotto so quickly – 20 minutes from start to finish!

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Creamy Curried Caulisotto

This low carb take on risotto, uses cauliflower 'rice' for the base and has been a very popular Thermobexta recipe for many years.
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time15 minutes
Total Time20 minutes
Course: Light Meal, Main
Cuisine: Australian
Keyword: cauliflower risotto thermomix, caulisotto, caulisotto thermomix
Servings: 4 serves
Calories: 233kcal


  • 400 g cauliflower florets
  • 150 g brown onion quartered
  • 2 garlic cloves 10g
  • 20 g coconut oil or olive oil
  • 1 tsp curry powder
  • 200 g mushrooms quartered
  • 100 g green beans or asparagus trimmed, sliced 1-2cm
  • 100 g red capsicum diced
  • 100 g frozen baby peas
  • 100 g coconut cream
  • 20 g Odds-and-Ends Vegetable Stock Concentrate


  • Place cauliflower in mixer bowl and turn it to "rice" by processing 10 seconds/reverse/speed 4/MC on. Remove from bowl and set aside.
  • Into the bowl, place onion, garlic, oil and 40g water. Chop 5 seconds/speed 5/MC on. Scrape down bowl. Cook 5 minutes/steaming temperature/speed 1/MC off.
  • Add curry powder. Cook 1 minute/steaming temperature/speed 1/MC off. (If contents is quite dry when you add the powder, add a dash more water now too).
  • Add the riced cauliflower, mushrooms, beans, capsicum, peas, coconut cream and stock. Combine thoroughly with a spatula then cook 9-10 minutes/100/reverse/speed 1/MC on, stopping to stir contents half way through this cooking time. Check after 9 minutes and if you want the vegetables a little more cooked, add the extra minute of cooking time.


Enjoy alone, or with a fried egg or side salad – either way this is a lovely filling meal.
To include chicken, at step 4, add 300g chicken thigh, diced into 2cm cubes.


Serving: 1serve | Calories: 233kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 889mg | Potassium: 774mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 1152IU | Vitamin C: 98mg | Calcium: 57mg | Iron: 2mg

Please note, nutrition information is calculated via an online recipe nutrition calculator and is a guide only. It is provided as a courtesy and is not guaranteed 100% accurate. I am not a nutritionist or trained health professional.

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Steve Martin
Steve Martin
9 years ago

AS I said on Bec’s Facebook group, this is absolutely fabulous! It may not be the best looking dish, but it is an incredibly great use of a cauliflower, easy to make and superb taste! Thanks Bec!

9 years ago


9 years ago

My 7 month old devoured this. I was hesitant thinking he wouldn’t like the curry taste/spice but he loved it! So happy! Oh, I enjoyed it too 😀

9 years ago

Absolutely delicious and very versatile with changing the veggies. Can’t stop making it!
Thank you x

Aggie Wegner
9 years ago

Great and highly satisfying risotto, what a lovely surprised. It hit the mark as a stand alone meal or to have with something else. Absolutely yummy

9 years ago

Thank you so much for another amazing recipe

9 years ago

Thanks again for another yummy recipe, made it for my husband & I for lunch – left overs for lunch tomorrow. ….Thanks again so yummy

9 years ago

Lovely thanks for a great recipe. I will be making that again. Whole 30 compliant and delicious

9 years ago

This dish is amazing. Quick, filling, tasty and easily adaptable to add meat if liked!

9 years ago

Had people over for dinner and served this as a side, it was delicious and everyone loved it, even the non paleo people. Highly recommended.

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Hi, I'm Bec

I specialise in great tasting vegetarian Thermomix recipes and cater for a wide range of dietary needs. I love sharing here and in my cookbooks my healthy, delicious recipes (of course the odd treat too!) Whether you’re looking to ignite your thermo mojo, or just after some new, really tasty family friendly recipes, there really is something here for everyone



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