Healthy Kids

Spiced cauliflower & chickpea masala

Who said cauliflower had to be boring? This spicy, colourful dish will make even the most mild-mannered vegetables the life of the party.

Written by Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden Foundation
  • Serves: 6

  • Fresh from the garden: cauliflower, chillies, coriander, garlic, onion, tomatoes

  • Season: Winter/Summer


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What to do

    1. Prepare all of the ingredients based on the instructions in the ingredients list.

    2. Heat the oil in the frying pan over medium heat.

    3. Fry the mustard seeds until they start to pop.

    4. Fry the ginger, garlic, onion, cumin and turmeric, stirring with the wooden spoon until the onion is soft (about 8 minutes).

    5. Fry the cauliflower, turning with the tongs to coat every piece with the spice mixture.

    6. Add the chickpeas, tomatoes, chillies and salt. Stir to mix.

    7. Cover and cook, stirring once or twice, until cauliflower is just tender (8–10 minutes).

    8. Pour into serving dishes, scatter with coriander and serve.  

Written by Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden Foundation

The Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden Foundation is a not-for-profit charity whose vision is to see children form positive food habits for life. The Foundation provides the inspiration, information, professional development and support for educational institutions to deliver pleasurable food education, in conjunction with educators, partners and the wider community.

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