Chickpea and Cauliflower Curry

Cauliflower and Chickpea Curry in a white bowl with rice, with a spoon nearbyCauliflower and Chickpea Curry in a white bowl with rice, with a spoon nearby

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This vegetarian curry is an EXPLOSION of awesome flavor. And the best part? It comes together in less than 20 minutes. Serve it up with some hot-off-the-presses naan, and you’ve got yourself an amazing healthy dinner that the whole family with love.

If you’ve never made curry before, it’s nothing to be afraid of. The best way to get the curry flavor you’re used to from your favorite South Asian restaurant is to use curry paste. Yes, they sell curry powder at most grocery stores, but the flavor of typical curry spices tends to fade very quickly after grinding—so powder form isn’t the best way to get robust flavor.

Spoon full of white rice and chickpea and cauliflower curry on a spoon that is resting on the edge of a white bowl of curry.
White bowl full of chickpea and cauliflower curry and white rice, with a torn piece of naan tucked into the rice.

Curry paste is the wet version of curry powder, and you can probably find it at your regular supermarket in the international foods aisle. Because it is wet, it keeps the flavor of the spices nice and robust, and having a bottle of curry paste in the fridge makes it a BREEZE to make a weeknight curry like this one.

For this recipe, you’re looking to pick up red curry paste—Mae Ploy brand is one that a lot of folks like, but I can’t find it at my supermarket, so I usually just use Thai Kitchen. If you’re a little more advanced, you can also make your own curry paste at home—here’s a great how-to from The Wanderlust Kitchen. Read the post »

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