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Air Fried Cauliflower in Bowl with Yogurt Dip

Air Fryer Cauliflower

Air fryer cauliflower is easy, quick and delicious. Make it as a side dish, to enjoy with a range of meals, or serve as a tasty snack along with a yogurt dip.
Course Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine Western
Keyword Air-fried Cauliflower
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 3
Calories 126kcal


  • Air Fryer


  • 1 medium small head cauliflower
  • tablespoons olive oil
  • ¼ teaspoon salt Skip if serving a baby/young child
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parmesan FRESH, finely grated (sandy texture)


  • Cut cauliflower into quarters, remove hard stem and break up into florets. Aim for small uniform pieces, cut the bigger florets in halves / quarters.
  • Toss cauliflower in a large bowl with oil, salt, pepper and garlic, parmsan until evenly coated.
  • Preheat the air fryer to 200°C / 395°F for a couple of minutes.
  • Add the cauliflower florets into the air fryer basket (in a single layer)
  • Cook for 4 minutes. Check/ shake/ flip the florets and cook for a further 4-11 minutes (checking every couple of minutes) until crispy and tender.



  • Do not overcrowd the air fryer. You want the cauliflower to fit in a single layer. If you have too much, cook in batches
  • Timings will vary depending on the air fryer used and the size of cauliflower florets, make sure to continually check and shake/stir.
Nutritional information is a ROUGH guide only, calculated using an online nutrition calculator. 


Calories: 126kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 3mg | Sodium: 303mg | Potassium: 586mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 31IU | Vitamin C: 93mg | Calcium: 83mg | Iron: 1mg