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Cauliflower & cashew pilaf with chickpea curry

Cauliflower & cashew pilaf with chickpea curry

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
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  • Easy
  • Serves 4

Bored of plain boiled rice? Adding some veg and a nutty crunch livens it up in this simple veggie supper

  • Freezable
  • Vegetarian
Nutrition:
NutrientUnit
kcal608
fat29g
saturates5g
carbs71g
sugars13g
fibre8g
protein18g
salt1.65g
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Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 onion , chopped
  • 100g cashews
  • 200g basmati rice
  • 400g cauliflower , cut into small florets
  • 425g jar curry sauce (we used Loyd Grossman's Dopiaza)
  • 400g can chickpeas , rinsed and drained
  • handful coriander leaves, roughly chopped

Method

  • STEP 1

    Heat the oil in a large pan, add the onion and fry until lightly coloured. Add the cashews and fry until golden. Stir in the rice until coated in the oil. Add the cauliflower and 600ml water, season, then bring to the boil. Cover, then gently cook for 12-15 mins until the rice and cauliflower are tender.

  • STEP 2

    Meanwhile, heat the curry sauce and chickpeas together, then simmer for 5 mins. Spoon the rice into 4 shallow bowls and spoon the curry on the side. Scatter over the coriander and serve.

RECIPE TIPS
MAKING YOUR OWN CURRY SAUCE

To make curry sauce, soften 1 sliced onion in oil with 1 tsp ground cumin, 2 tbsp curry powder and 1 tsp ground coriander. Stir in a 400g can chopped tomatoes and simmer for 10-15 mins until thick.

Goes well with

Recipe from Good Food magazine, October 2009

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