Lentil and Cauliflower Curry

with Brown Rice and Pistachios
Lentils are packed with fiber, folic acid, and potassium. Making them excellent promoters of heart health.
Cooking time: 30 min
Cals 875 · Prot 28 · Carbs 129 · Fat 31
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Basmati rice
150 Grams
300 ML


Red onion
1 Piece
300 Grams
Canned lentils
265 Grams
Cardamom pods
4 Pieces
Vegetable oil
2 Tbsp
Ginger garlic paste
20 Grams
Coriander cumin powder
4 Grams
Garam masala
4 Grams
Turmeric powder
2 Grams
Chilli powder
2 Grams
Tomato paste
30 Grams
200 ML
Vegetable stock cube
1 Piece
Coconut milk
200 ML
Mango chutney
50 Grams
0.5 Tsp
Black pepper
0.5 Tsp

To serve

Peeled pistachios
20 Grams
1 Piece


1 Cook rice
Add the basmati rice, the measured water and a pinch of salt to a pan with a lid and bring to a boil. Once boiling, reduce the heat to low, cover, and cook for 10-12 min or until the water is absorbed and the rice is cooked. Remove the pan from the heat and keep covered until serving.
2 Prep
Meanwhile, peel and chop the red onion. Separate the cauliflower into small florets. Rinse and drain the lentils in a colander. Split the cardamom pods open with the back of a knife and discard the pods, keep the seeds.
3 Fry
Heat a pan over a medium heat with a drizzle of oil. Once hot, add the onion and fry with a pinch of salt for 5 min until soft. Add the ginger garlic paste, cardamom seeds, coriander cumin powder, garam masala, turmeric and chilli powder (spicy!). Cook for 1 min further.
4 Simmer
See pro tip! Add the tomato paste and stir for 1-2 min. Add the measured water, stock cube, coconut milk, mango chutney, cauliflower florets and lentils. Reduce the heat to low, cover with a lid and simmer for 15 min. Add a splash of water if necessary.
5 Season
Season the curry with salt and pepper to taste. Chop the pistachios roughly. Slice the limes into wedges. 
6 Serve
Serve the curry over the cooked rice. Garnish with the chopped pistachios and the lime wedges.
Tips for fussy eaters
Go easy on the spices!
Pro tip
If you prefer it less sweet, only add a little bit of the mango chutney.

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