Air Fryer Fried Turmeric Cauliflower Steaks

Air Fryer Fried Turmeric Cauliflower Steaks

Air Fryer Fried Turmeric Cauliflower Steaks
Servings 2 people
Author Living Vegan Staff


  • 1-2 medium Heads of Cauliflower green leaves removed, stem intact
  • 2 tbsp Coconut Oil or Coconut Spray Oil
  • 1 tsp Ground Turmeric
  • 1/4 tsp Ground Ginger
  • 1/8 tsp Ground Cumin OPTIONAL
  • 1/8 tsp Salt
  • 1/16 tsp Black Pepper


  • Greens of your choosing
  • Tahini for drizzling
  • White Sesame Seeds for garnish, OPTIONAL


  • Cut the head of cauliflower down the middle, leaving the stem intact. Trim off the excess green leaves.
  • On either side of that half, cut 1" "steaks" taking care not to make them too thin and fragile. Reserve any fallen florets for snaking or buffalo cauliflower at a later date.
  • You can either spray the steaks and rub the spices in, or mix the spices IN the oil and brush into all of the cracks and crevices. 
  • This recipes can be prepared in the oven or in an air fryer at 390 to 400 degrees for about 15 minutes, flipping halfway through the cooking time.
  • Serve on a bed of mixed greens and with a drizzle of tahini. Garnish with white sesame seeds, if desired.