Turmeric Cauliflower Rice Chickpea Buddha Bowl

Are you hungry? Are you looking for a healthy, remedying, but satisfying and delicious meal? This Turmeric Cauliflower Rice Chickpea Buddha Bowl is for you.

The magic of this meal is the combination of turmeric and black pepper. Turmeric is an ancient super spice with antibacterial, antifungal and antiviral benefits. Did you know that when combined with black pepper, turmeric becomes 2000 times more available and effective?! Wow! This recipe features this power duo with the black pepper hummus and the black pepper in the spicy chickpea mix.

Turmeric Cauliflower Rice Chickpea Buddha Bowl

Recipe inspiration: Vegan Richa


Turmeric Cauliflower Rice:

  • 1 small head of cauliflower, chopped into florets
  • 1 tsp coconut oil
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • ¼ small onion, finely chopped
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • A dash of lime juice

Spiced Chickpeas And Carrots:

  • 1 can of chickpeas
  • ½ tsp of coconut oil
  • 1 tsp coriander
  • ½ tsp paprika
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp black pepper
  • ¾ cup sliced carrots
  • 2 tbsp water

Black Pepper Hummus:

  • 1 can of chickpeas
  • 1 tbsp tahini
  • 1 tsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp paprika
  • ½ tsp ground black pepper

To Serve:

  • Baby spinach, baby kale, baby arugula
  • Cilantro
  • Alfalfa sprouts
  • Pita bread or raw crackers


  • Cauliflower Rice: Grate the cauliflower in a food processor for a few seconds. Saute the onions and the salt over medium heat. Add the turmeric, then add the riced cauliflower. Cook for 5 - 6 minutes. Add a dash of lemon, mix and sit for 1-2 minutes before serving.
  • Chickpeas And Carrots: Add the chickpeas and spices into a skillet over medium heat. Cook for 1 minute, then add the carrots and 2 tbsp water and cook for 5 - 6 minutes until the carrots are cooked well. Add a little lemon juice if desired.
  • Hummus: Add all ingredients to your blender and blend well until smooth.
  • To Serve: First add a layer of baby spinach, baby kale and baby arugula (or any greens you want) in a bowl. Arrange the chickpeas, cauliflower rice, and hummus as you wish. Top with some alfalfa sprouts and cilantro on top. Serve it with raw crackers or warm pita bread as you wish. Enjoy.

This recipe is filled with magic, but one of the most powerful aspects of it is the turmeric and black pepper working together to create health beneficial superpowers. But you don’t have to eat this dish every day to receive the same benefits. 

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