Wash and clean cauliflower head and break into large florets.
Grate with a food processor or cheese grater.
Add a pinch of salt and let it rest for 10 minutes.
Squeeze out excess water with the help of cheesecloth.
In a large mixing bowl, add in the cauliflower rice, flour, all the spices mentioned above in the list, cilantro/ spring onions, salt (if required*), flax egg, nutritional yeast.
Mix well and make a dough-like mixture.
Grease your palms and take a small portion of the mixture.
Flatten it with the help of palms and shape it oval like hash browns.
Air Fryer Cauliflower Hash Browns
Preheat the air fryer at 375 F for 4 - 5 minutes.
Grease the basket nicely to avoid sticking the hash browns.
Place the shaped patties in the basket.
Start the air fryer at 400 F for 15 minutes flipping midway through.
Spray oil on top if required.
For Shallow Frying:
Heat oil generously in a pan or griddle.
Place the shaped patties on pan.
Cook on medium-low flame.
Fry each side for 3 - 5 minutes or till it's golden brown in color.
Don't overcrowd the pan. Cook it in batches of 3 - 4 one time.
Baked Cauliflower Hash Browns
Preheat oven at 400 F (200C).
Line parchment paper in a baking tray.
Place shaped patties on the tray.
Brush with little oil each side.
Bake for 30 - 40 minutes flipping in midways at 20 minutes.
Use perforated parchment papers for the air fryer. Don't place the parchment paper while preheating the air fryer (without the patties/ weight)Every air fryer is different. So keep an eye on them after 20 minutes.For extra crisp- cook last 5 minutes at 400 F.Make sure to remove all extra moisture from the cauliflower rice for better binding. Otherwise, it will stick to the basket.