Vegan Cauliflower Nasi Goreng


This super healthy, simple and delicious Vegan recipe is based on the infamous Indonesian Nasi Goreng. To switch things up I decided to supplement the rice for some shredded cauliflower making this dish completely packed with veggies yet have that delicious Indonesian fried rice effect. The key to making a good Nasi Goreng is a freshly made sambal as this will take the dish to a whole other level. Super tasty, super simple, and super healthy let's cook!

Cook Time 30 minutes / Prep Time 20-25 minutes

To serve 4


Vegan Sambal:

6 long red chillies

2-4 Birdseye chillies (optional)

2 tomatoes

2 shallots

6 garlic cloves

1 tbsp kecap manis or dark soy

1 tbsp vegan fish sauce (optional)

2-3 tbsp palm sugar

salt to taste

40ml cooking oil for frying

Fried Vegetables:

1 whole cauliflower

1 red onion

3 garlic cloves

1 carrot

75g kale

75g shimeji mushrooms

100g tenderstem broccoli

1/2 bunch Thai basil or basil

Sauce and Toppings:

Sambal from above

2 tbsp kecap manis or dark soy

2-3 tbsp vegan fish sauce (optional)

salt to season

1/2 bunch Thai basil or ordinary basil

2 shallots

100ml cooking oil for frying basil and shallots