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

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.


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