In a hurry and fancy curry? You can make this easy cauliflower and lentil balti in just 30 mins.


1tbsp vegetable oil

1 onion, chopped

2 garlic cloves, crushed

1tsp ‘very lazy’ ginger

3tbsp balti curry paste

150g red split lentils

350g sweet potatoes, quartered

1.5litres vegetable stock

50g creamed coconut, grated

1 cauliflower, cut into florets

small bunch coriander leaves


1 Heat oil in a large pan, add the onion, garlic and ginger. Cook for 4 mins, add the curry paste, then stir-fry for 1 min.

2 Add lentils, sweet potatoes, stock and coconut. Bring mixture to the boil and simmer for 15 mins.

3 Season and add cauliflower. Cook for 10 mins, until tender. Serve sprinkled with coriander.

Per serving: 388 cals, 15g fat (8g saturated), 44g carbs