HOW TO Make, spicy coconut cauliflower stew, cauliflower stew, winter stew, comforting dish,

1. Gather the ingredients

  • 2 tbsp of coconut oil
  • 1 onion
  • 3 cherry tomatoes
  • 1 medium cauliflower head
  • 1 cup of kale
  • 2 cardamom seeds
  • 1 tbsp of ginger paste
  • 1 tbsp of cumin powder
  • 1 tbsp of coriander powder
  • 1 tbsp of turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp of hot sauce
  • 1 can of coconut milk
  • a pinch of marine salt
  • fresh cilantro

HOW TO Make, spicy coconut cauliflower stew, cauliflower stew, winter stew, comforting dish,

2. Start with the coconut oil

Medium heat (350°F) two spoonfuls of coconut oil in a stock pot for about half a minute, until it all melts. Crush the cardamom seeds with the side of a knife blade and add to the pot, stir until they start to sputter.

HOW TO Make, spicy coconut cauliflower stew, cauliflower stew, winter stew, comforting dish,

3. Chop the onions and grind the ginger

Chop the onions into small pieces and grind the ginger, add both to the pot and stir. Chop the cauliflower and set aside.

HOW TO Make, spicy coconut cauliflower stew, cauliflower stew, winter stew, comforting dish,

4. Add the rest of the spices

Once the onions are softly cooked add the coconut milk, but don’t use it all, save some for garnishing. Add the rest of the spices, ground cumin, coriander and turmeric, season to taste, you can always add extra spice at any point of the recipe. Stir and add the chopped cauliflower, add a glass of water. Cover the pan and simmer for about 15 minutes, stirring every 5 minutes to keep from burning.

HOW TO Make, spicy coconut cauliflower stew, cauliflower stew, winter stew, comforting dish,

5. Add the fresh vegs

Once the cauliflower is soft add the chopped kale and halves of cherry tomatoes. Turn the heat off and cover the pan. Leave for 10 minutes.

HOW TO Make, spicy coconut cauliflower stew, cauliflower stew, winter stew, comforting dish,

6. Serve

Serve as an entree or side dish and don’t eat too much, as cauliflower’s high polyol levels could cause some unpleasant stomach bloating. Garnish with fresh coriander, a dash of chili sauce and extra coconut milk. Enjoy!