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1-Pot Cauliflower Dahl

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Delicious 1-pot cauliflower curry made with red lentils, coconut milk and thaï curry paste. It is the perfect quick and healthy weeknight dinner.
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Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes
Servings: 4
Author: Eloïse Jennes


  • 1 onion
  • ½ cauliflower (approx. 500 g)
  • 1 large sweet potato (400 g)
  • Olive oil
  • 200 g red lentils
  • 1 can diced tomatoes (400 g)
  • 1 can coconut milk (400 ml)
  • 400 ml water
  • 2-3 teaspoon red curry paste or garam masala seasoning
  • 1 pinch of salt


  • Wash the cauliflower and chop the head into small florets (or take them apart with your fingers). Peel and dice the onion and the sweet potato.
  • Heat a pot or cocotte with olive oil. When hot, sauté the onion until translucent (see post above for step-by-step pictures).
  • Add the cauliflower and the sweet potato and sauté for 10 minutes over medium-high heat.
  • Add the lentils, coconut milk, diced tomatoes and water. Cover with a lid and simmer for 20 minutes over medium heat.
  • Add the garam masala and a pinch of salt.
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