Easy vegetable curry

Easy vegetable curry

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  • 2 medium potatoes (around 350g/12oz), peeled and cut into 2cm chunks
  • 1 large carrot, peeled and sliced diagonally
  • ½ cauliflower (around 300g/10½oz), cut into small florets and halved
  • 3 tbsp sunflower or vegetable oil
  • 1 large onion, coarsely grated or very finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp medium or hot curry powder
  • 1 x 227g tin chopped tomatoes
  • 300ml/10fl oz vegetable or chicken stock (made with ½ cube), gluten-free if required
  • 100g/3½oz frozen peas or two large handfuls of young spinach leaves, or a mixture
  • plain yogurt or vegan alternative, to serve
  • mango chutney, to serve


  1. Half-fill a saucepan with cold water and add the potatoes and carrots. Bring to a boil and cook for 8 minutes.

    1. Add the cauliflower florets and cook for 2 minutes more. Drain in a colander and set aside.

  2. Heat the oil in a large, non-stick frying pan or wide-based saucepan.

  3. Add the onion and cook over medium heat for 8 minutes or until well softened and lightly browned.

    1. Sprinkle over the curry powder and cook for 30 seconds more, stirring.

  4. Add the tomatoes to the onions and cook for 3 minutes, stirring constantly.

  5. Add the stock and bring to a gentle simmer. Add the vegetables and peas or spinach and simmer gently for 5 minutes, stirring regularly.

  6. If the sauce thickens too much, add a splash of water.

  7. Serve immediately with yogurt and mango chutney.

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