Tandoori BBQ cauliflower wings

Life in the South
4 servings Prep: 10 mins, Cooking: 30 mins
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Tandoori BBQ cauliflower wings are so tasty! If you like 'em spicy, these cauliflower wings are for you. They are so scrumptious and easy to make.

By Independent Contributor February 08 2021
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Ingredients (26)

2 cup cauliflower — cut into florets
1 cup chickpea flour — or all-purpose flour
1 cup water
1 tbsp nutritional yeast
1/2 tbsp smoked paprika
1/4 tsp salt
black pepper
onion seeds
fresh coriander — to garnish
lime — cut into slices, to serve
BBQ tandoori sauce
1/2 tsp coconut oil
1 tsp garlic flakes
1/2 tsp dried onion flakes
1 tin tomato purée
2 tbsp tomato paste
3 tbsp maple syrup
1/2 tsp red miso paste
1 tbsp apple cider vinegar
1 tsp soy sauce
1 tsp Dijon mustard
1/2 tsp smoked paprika
1/2 tsp ground cumin
1/2 tsp dried oregano
1 tsp tandoori spice
1/3 tsp salt
black pepper
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Preheat oven to 180°C.

Wash the cauliflower florets, pat dry and set aside.

Mix the flour, water, nutritional yeast, paprika, salt and pepper together.

Mix all the ingredients for the BBQ sauce together and set aside.

Dip the cauliflower florets in the batter and place on a parchment paper-lined tray. Bake for 15 minutes, then remove, dip into the sauce and bake again for 10–15 minutes until golden.

Serve with a sprinkle of onion seeds, extra BBQ sauce, chopped coriander and lime slices.


  • The chickpea flour can be replaced with plain all-purpose flour.
  • The onion seeds can be replaced with toasted sesame seeds.
  • Another curry spice like Cape Malay or Colombo, or even sriracha, can be used.
  • Make use of a fork for dipping the florets.

Reprinted with permission from Life in the South. Check out their website or follow along on Instagram.

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