Tandoori Marinating Steak with Roasted Curried Cauliflower
This exotic recipe is made with simple market-fresh ingredients. You can use a Tri-tip or your favourite Marinating Steak such as: Flank, Sirloin Tip, Inside or Outside or Eye of Round.
- 1 cup (250 mL) plain yogurt
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 small onion, minced
- 1 tbsp (15 mL) minced gingerroot
- 1 tbsp (15 mL) fresh lemon juice
- 1 tbsp (15 mL) hot curry powder
- 1 tsp (5 mL) chili powder
- 1 tsp (5 mL) salt
- 2 lb (0.91 kg) thick-cut Marinating Steak (e.g. Flank, Sirloin Tip or Inside Round)
- Roasted Curried Cauliflower (recipe follows)
- Bombay Dipping Sauce (recipe follows)
- Combine yogurt, garlic, onion, gingerroot, lemon juice, curry powder, chili powder and salt in large zipper-type freezer bag.
- Pierce steak all over with fork. Place in freezer bag with yogurt mixture; refrigerate for 8 to 12 hours to marinade.
- Discard marinade. Pat steak dry with paper towel; season lightly with salt and pepper. Grill over medium-high heat, turning with tongs at least twice. Cook to medium-rare doneness, until thermometer inserted sideways into steak reads 145°F (63°C).
Curried Roasted Cauliflower
- Break 1 medium-sized head of cauliflower into large florets (about 8 cups/2 L).
- Toss with ¼ cup (50 mL) olive oil, 2 tsp (10 mL) curry powder and ½ tsp (2 mL) EACH chili powder and coarse salt, ¼ tsp (1 mL) coarsely ground pepper.
- Roast in single layer on lined rimmed baking sheet in 425°F (220°C) oven, stirring occasionally, until softened and golden, 15 to 20 minutes.
- Toss with 1/4 cup (50 mL) toasted pine nuts and 2 tbsp (30 mL) drained capers and chopped parsley (optional). Makes 8 cups (2 L).
Bombay Dipping Sauce
- Combine 1/3 cup (75 mL) mayonnaise, 2 tbsp (30 mL) EACH vinegar and mango chutney, 1 tbsp (15 mL) minced green onion or chives and 1 tsp (5 mL) EACH curry powder and minced garlic.
Cut UsedEye of Round
- Difficulty: Intermediate
- Occasion: Everyday, Entertaining