Fast Recipes

Cauliflower curry with tomato and coriander

The British love a good curry, and London's Brick Lane is famous for its curry houses.

By Alice Storey
  • 30 mins cooking
  • Serves 4
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  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
  • 5 gm ginger, finely chopped (1cm piece)
  • 2 tsp ground coriander
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp ground turmeric
  • ½ tsp ground chilli
  • 500 ml vegetable stock (2 cups)
  • 400 gm tinned crushed tomatoes
  • 120 gm butternut pumpkin (about ¼), cut into 1cm dice
  • 450 gm cauliflower (about ½), cut into florets
  • 1 tsp garam masala
  • 60 gm Greek-style yoghurt, plus extra to serve
  • To serve: coriander and naan bread (see note)


  • 1
    Heat olive oil in a saucepan over medium-high heat, add onion and garlic and stir occasionally until tender (5-7 minutes). Add ginger, cook until fragrant (1-2 minutes), add spices (except garam masala) and stir until fragrant. Add stock, tomato and pumpkin, cover and simmer until starting to become tender (5 minutes). Add cauliflower, cover and simmer until tender (7-10 minutes). Stir in garam marsala and yoghurt, scatter with coriander and serve hot with naan bread and extra yoghurt.


Note Naan bread is available from most super­markets. Warm it in the oven before serving.