Cauliflower Cashew Vegan Curry Recipe

Cauliflower Cashew Curry Recipe

This is a really tasty vegan curry that suits as a stand-alone meal with rice or quinoa. Alternatively, serve as a side to another curry dish or as part of a Thai plate.

Serves: 4



Cauliflower Cashew Curry Recipe

By: Georgia Harding

This is a really tasty vegan curry recipe that is perfect as a nourishing stand-alone meal or served with rice or quinoa.


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  • 150g raw cashews
  • 5 cloves garlic, peeled
  • 5cm fresh ginger, peeled & chopped
  • 1 chilli (optional)
  • 2 tsp ground coriander
  • 2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp garam masala
  • Sea salt & black pepper, to taste
  • 2 onions, finely chopped
  • 4 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 head cauliflower, broken into small florets
  • 400mL tin coconut milk
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • 1 bunch coriander, leaves finely diced, to serve
  • 1 lime, to serve
  • Cooked rice or quinoa, to serve


  • Heat a lidded pan over a low heat. Start with toasting the cashew nuts, watching carefully that they don't burn. Set aside once golden brown.
  • Make a paste with garlic, ginger, spices and sea salt by processing in a food processor or with a mortar and pestle.
  • Cook onion in the olive oil until soft. Add the garlic/ginger/spice paste and sauté for a few mins until aromatic.
  • Add the tomato paste, cauliflower and coconut milk and simmer with a lid on for 10-15 mins until the cauliflower has softened to your liking.
  • Add in the peas, cook for 2 mins.
  • Mix in the toasted cashews, lime juice and coriander.
  • Serve with rice or quinoa.


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Georgia Harding

Georgia Harding

Georgia Harding is a naturopath with almost 20 years experience, a mother and a passionate health educator. After many years consulting in a busy practice, lecturing in natural medicine and sharing her knowledge on talkback radio, Georgia decided to reach out and share her passion for holistic health by developing her blog, Well Nourished.
On her website, she shares fad-free health advice and intolerance/allergy-friendly recipes to inspire people to live happy, healthy lives and create delicious food memories.

Georgia’s ebook Rise and Shine: A Well Nourished Breakfast will inspire and guide you to prepare the most important meal of the day in just minutes. Her latest ebook The Well Nourished Lunch Box contains over 50 nut-free, allergy-friendly wholefood sweet and savoury snacks, lunches and meals to inspire you to pack a nourishing lunch box that your kids will love to eat and you will love to make.

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