Le Creuset Coconut Cauliflower Curry

Le Creuset Coconut Cauliflower Curry

Posted by Philip Morris and Son on 13th Oct 2023

| DIFFICULTY Easy | PREP TIME 30 minutes | COOK TIME 30 minutes| SERVES 4-6 |

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For this recipe, you'll need a Le Creuset 24cm Cast Iron Pumpkin Casserole Dish


  • 1.5 kg cauliflower, cut into small florets (approx. 2 heads of cauliflower or greens)
  • 2-3 cloves of garlic, sliced
  • 2-3 tablespoons ghee or coconut oil (vegan)
  • 2 teaspoons mustard seeds
  • 3 cardamom pods, crushed
  • 1-2 cinnamon sticks
  • 2 dried red chillies
  • 18 curry leaves
  • 2 tablespoons Madras curry paste
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric
  • 300g yellow cherry tomatoes
  • 1.5-2 cans of coconut milk, 400 ml each
  • Juice and zest of 1 lemon
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 8 sprigs of coriander


  • Toasted coconut chips
  • Basmati rice
  • Pappadum (Indian flatbread)


  1. Preheat the oven to 200°C. Wash the cauliflower, cut into florets, and place it in a bowl and mix with the garlic slices and a little oil. Place the cauliflower on a baking tray lined with baking paper and roast in the oven for about 10 minutes.
  2. Heat the ghee in a Le Creuset Cast Iron 24cm Pumpkin Casserole over low heat. Add the mustard seeds, cardamom, cinnamon, chilli, and curry leaves, and roast for 1-2 minutes until fragrant, stirring regularly. Add curry paste and turmeric and continue cooking for 1 minute. Add the roasted cauliflower florets, and cherry tomatoes and mix with the spice mixture. Add the coconut milk and lemon juice as well as the zest of a lemon and mix everything. Bring to a boil, season, and simmer for 2 minutes.
  3. Garnish with coriander and coconut chips and serve with steamed rice and/or pappadum.