Cauliflower coconut curry

Cauliflower coconut curry
Curry sauces are often heavy with cream, but here's one that's non-dairy, made with coconut milk, so much lighter. It's every bit as delicious.
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Last modified on: February 27th 2022

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For 4 Cauliflowers coconut curry, you will need:
  • 1 cauliflower 1 cauliflower
  • 2 olive oil 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 sesame seeds 2 tablespoons sesame seeds
  • 4 onion 1 onion
  • 5 leek 1 leek
  • 6 olive oil 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 7 unsweetened coconut milk 400 ml unsweetened coconut milk
  • 8 curry powder 2 tablespoons curry powder
  • 9 lime ½ lime
  • 10 salt salt
  • 11 pepper pepper
  • Total weight: 2,165 grams

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Time required for this recipe:
PreparationCookingStart to finish
25 min.29 min.54 min.
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Step by step recipe

Stage 1 - 10 min.
Cauliflower coconut curry
Preheat the oven to 390°F (200°C).

Prepare 1 cauliflower, put in a bowl and add 4 tablespoons olive oil, 2 tablespoons sesame seeds, salt and pepper. Mix well.

Stage 2 - 20 min.
Cauliflower coconut curry
Spread the cauliflower out on a sheet of cooking parchment laid on a baking sheet.

Roast in the oven for 15-20 minutes.

Stage 3 - 4 min.
Cauliflower coconut curry
Meanwhile, Prepare 1 onion and chop finely.

Set aside.

Stage 4 - 10 min.
Cauliflower coconut curry
Prepare 1 leek and slice thinly.

Set aside.

Stage 5
Cauliflower coconut curry
Take the cauliflower out of the oven once it is nicely browned.

Stage 6 - 1 min.
Cauliflower coconut curry
Heat 3 tablespoons olive oil in a large saucepan on medium heat. When good and hot, add the chopped onion.

Salt, pepper and cook for 1 minute without colouring.

Stage 7 - 3 min.
Cauliflower coconut curry
Add the sliced leek, salt lightly, mix well and cook for a further 2 or 3 minutes.

Stage 8 - 1 min.
Cauliflower coconut curry
Add the cauliflower...

Stage 9 - 5 min.
Cauliflower coconut curry
...then 2 tablespoons curry powder and the juice of ½ lime. Mix well and leave to simmer on low heat for about 5 minutes, stirring from time to time.

Check the seasoning.

Stage 10
Cauliflower coconut curry
Your cauliflower coconut curry is ready.
If you're not keen on the combination of sweet and savoury, don't worry, the coconut milk adds only a hint of sweetness to the recipe, without being sugary.

To pep up the flavour, add the zest of the lime as well in stage 9.
1 or 2 days in the fridge, covered with plastic film.
Home made.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
2,462 Kcal or 10,308 Kj40 gr82 gr220 gr
123 %15 %8 %33 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
114 Kcal or 477 Kj2 gr4 gr10 gr
6 %1 %<1 %2 %
Per piece
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
616 Kcal or 2,579 Kj10 gr20 gr55 gr
31 %4 %2 %8 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).
Possible allergens in this recipe: Sesame
How much will it cost?
  • For 4 Cauliflowers coconut curry : 5.31 €
  • Per Cauliflower coconut curry : 1.33 €

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This recipe uses (among others)
Unsweetened coconut milkUnsweetened coconut milk: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Coconut-vanilla cream for Elsa , Like Bounty, Bounty-style tart for Alison, Mixed vegetable curry, African style chicken, ... All
Olive oilOlive oil: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Potimarron and leek soup, Bacon and cabbage omelette, Hummus, Tex-Mex chicken burger, Potimarron (chestnut pumpkin) "au gratin", ... All
Sesame seedsSesame seeds: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Grilled fillet of salmon with corn-salad cream, Mixed seed grissini, Ali Baba bread, Sushi, Sesame fried scampi, ... All
Curry powderCurry powder: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Curried prawn risotto, Avocado with Sautéed Prawns , Cauliflower curry, Madras rice, Curried tuna cubes, ... All
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