Roast Cauliflower Korma Curry

Ingredients

  • cauliflower 1 large, broken into florets, leaves roughly torn
  • groundnut oil 2 tbsp
  • ground turmeric 2 tsp
  • sea salt flakes
  • cardamom pods 4, bruised
  • cumin seeds 2 tsp
  • onion 1 large, finely chopped
  • green chilli 1, chopped
  • garlic 2 cloves, crushed
  • ginger grated to make 1 tbsp
  • ground coriander 2 tsp
  • cloves 4, ground
  • vegetable stock 200ml
  • ground almonds 2 tbsp
  • natural yogurt 4 tbsp
  • coriander a handful, chopped
  • rice and naans to serve

Method

  • STEP 1. Heat the oven to 200C/fan 180C/gas 6. Put the cauliflower florets and leaves in a bowl with 1 tbsp oil, 1 tsp of the turmeric and a good sprinkling of salt. Toss together then spread on a non-stick baking sheet and roast for 15-20 minutes or until browning at the edges and starting to become tender.
  • STEP 2. Meanwhile, heat 1 tbsp oil in a pan, add the cardamom and cumin seeds, and sizzle until fragrant. Add the onion and chilli, and cook until the onion is softened and lightly golden. Add the garlic and ginger, and cook for 2 minutes, then stir in the remaining turmeric and the rest of the spices.
  • STEP 3.Tip in the roasted cauli and stir well, then add the stock and almonds. Simmer for 5 minutes then stir in the yogurt and heat through gently. Stir in the coriander and serve with rice and naans.

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