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    Cauliflower and spinach dhal

    • Preparation time: 10 minutes
    • Cooking time: 35 minutes
    • Total time: 45 minutes 45 minutes

    Serves: 4


    160g basmati brown rice
    2 tsp olive oil
    2 onions, sliced
    1 garlic clove, crushed
    2.5cm fresh root ginger, chopped
    3 tbsp Cooks’ Ingredients achari curry paste
    150g red lentils, rinsed
    1 cauliflower, cut into florets
    250g essential Waitrose spinach
    ½ lime, juice
    ½ x 20g pack coriander, roughly chopped


    1. Cook the rice according to pack instructions.

    2. Meanwhile, heat the oil in a large frying pan over a medium heat. Fry the onions for 5 minutes until starting to soften, then add the garlic and ginger; cook for a further minute. Stir in the curry paste and cook for 2-3 minutes.

    3. Add the lentils and 500ml water. Bring to the boil, then simmer for 10 minutes. Add the cauliflower and cook, covered, for 8 minutes before stirring in the spinach and cooking, covered, for a final 2 minutes.

    4. Stir in the lime juice, then serve with the rice and a scattering of the chopped coriander.

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