Cauliflower Curry

This Cauliflower Curry is such an easy recipe yet packed with flavour and provides a nourishing, meat free, seasonal dish.

You can adapt it to include any vegetables you may have in your fridge but we find cauliflower takes on the spices so well, and is also rich in vitamin C to help support immune health. Carrots are also rich in vitamin C as well as the antioxidant beta-carotene.

The chickpeas are a lovely source of vegetarian protein, important for growth and repair. Spices like turmeric, ginger, garlic and chilli are great for providing support for the respiratory system at a time of year when we may need a bit of extra help in fighting bugs.

Serves 4 children or 2 adults

Ingredients

  • 1 onion
  • 4-5 cm ginger, finely chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 2 carrots, chopped into even sizes about 1-2cm cubes
  • ½ potato, chopped into even sizes about 1-2cm cubes
  • 1 tin chopped tomatoes
  • 1 small tin chickpeas (approx 200g), drained and rinsed
  • ½ cauliflower florets, broken into bite sized pieces
  • ¼ tsp turmeric
  • ¼ tsp mild chilli powder
  • 2 tsp curry powder
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • water

Method

  1. Sweat the onion until soft, then add the ginger and garlic and cook for about 30 seconds.
  2. Next add the chopped potatoes and carrots. Give them all a good stir around and allow to begin to soften slightly.
  3. Next add the spices (turmeric, chilli, curry and cumin) and cook out for a minute. Heating spices brings out their flavour.
  4. Add the chopped tomatoes and about 300ml of water.
  5. Give everything a good stir again and leave to simmer gently with the lid on for 15-20 minutes. Then add the chickpeas and cauliflower and continue to simmer for another 5-10 minutes (until cauliflower cooked through).
  6. Serve with dollop of natural yoghurt or sour cream.

Recipe by Cooking Them Healthy

The Cooking them Healthy girls are excited to announce the launch of their next in their Supercharged series – their Digestive Support Workshops. These workshop will focus on the foods to boost and avoid for tummy troubles & digestive discomfort. 

They will explore ways to boost your good bacteria with a focus on making your own fermented foods such as sourdough, kefir, kimchi, sauekraut & kombucha. They will be talking through kefir grains & SCOBY’s and providing plenty of gut boosting tips to keep your family’s tummies happy. 

Their Digestive Support workshops are on Thursday 19th April (Hampshire) and Thursday 3rd May (Berkshire). To book click here 

About The Author

Chef Georgie Soskin set up Cooking them Healthy with her sister Minnie and nutritionist Jo Saunders. They create child friendly recipes in accordance with modern nutritional advice (less gluten and dairy, more grains, fresh fruit and vegetables) whilst at the same time keeping them achievable and most importantly delicious. Cooking Them Healthy feels passionately about using ingredients to heal and strengthen and therefore they specialise in recipes which can be used to help common childhood complaints and conditions. With 7 children between them (and one on the way) Georgie, Jo and Minnie are also fully aware of the challenge of cooking inspiring, time efficient meals for a growing family and this has had a large influence on the recipes and helpful tips they specialize in.

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