Turmeric Roasted Cauliflower

Turmeric Roasted Cauliflower

with Lentil and Coconut Dal

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Our crispy turmeric cauliflower is too delicious to miss. Baked in the oven and seasoned with turmeric dressing, Chef Mimi has really hit the mark with this delicious vegetarian recipe. Served with a lentil coconut dal and topped with fresh chopped coriander, this is a clean-plates-all-round kind of dish.

Tags:Under 600 calories
Preparation Time35 minutes
Difficulty levelLevel 2
serving amount
Ingredientsarrow down iconarrow down icon
serving amount

1 unit(s)


1 unit(s)


1 unit(s)

Garlic Clove

1 piece


1 pack(s)


1 unit(s)


1 sachet

Ground Turmeric

1 pot(s)

Curry Powder


1 sachet

Tomato Puree

200 milliliter(s)

Coconut Milk

200 milliliter(s)

Water for Curry

1 sachet

Vegetable Stock Powder


1 bunch(es)


1 unit(s)


1 bag(s)

Baby Spinach

Not included in your delivery

2 tbsp

Olive Oil

Nutritional information
Nutritional informationarrow down iconarrow down icon
Energy (kJ)2088 kJ
Energy (kcal)499 kcal
Fat30.0 g
of which saturates16.0 g
Carbohydrate40 g
of which sugars20.0 g
Protein20 g
Salt1.32 g
Boxes and ingredients are packed in facilities that handles Peanut, Nuts, Sesame, Fish, Crustaceans, Milk, Egg, Mustard, Celery, Soya, Gluten and Sulphites.
Utensilsarrow down iconarrow down icon
Cutting board
Garlic Press
Baking Tray
Instructionsarrow up iconarrow up icon
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Preheat your oven to 200°C. Halve, peel and thinly slice the onion. Trim the ends from the carrot, halve lengthways then cut lengthways again into 1cm wide strips. Chop into small 1cm chunks. Peel and grate the garlic (or use a garlic press). Peel and grate the ginger. Drain and rinse the lentils in a sieve.


Meanwhile, separate the cauliflower into florets (halve the florets if they are very big). Mix the turmeric with the oil (see ingredients for amount) in a large bowl, season with salt and pepper. Add the cauliflower and toss to coat in the mixture. Tip the cauliflower onto a baking tray, then roast in your oven on the top shelf until golden brown, and tender 15-20 mins. Turn halfway through.


Heat a drizzle of oil in a saucepan on medium-high heat. Once hot, add the onion and cook until slightly softened, 2-3 mins, then add the carrot, stir together and cook until tender, 4-5 mins more. Add the curry powder, garlic, ginger and tomato puree. Stir and cook for 2 mins, then pour in the coconut milk and the water (see ingredients for amount). Stir in the vegetable stock powder and lentils.


Bring the mixture to a simmer and cook until the carrot is tender and the flavours have developed, 8-10 mins. Meanwhile, roughly chop the coriander (stalks and all) and halve the lime.


Once cooked, add the spinach in handfuls and stir to wilt, 2-3 mins. Remove from the heat, add half the coriander and a squeeze of lime. Taste and add salt, pepper and more lime juice if you feel it needs it.


Spoon the dahl into bowls and top with the golden cauliflower. Sprinkle over the remaining coriander and enjoy!