Veggie curry with radish raita

Super easy to make and 3 of your 5 a day packed into this aromatic dish. Super quick and on the table in 40 minutes.


1 tbsp oil

1 tbsp fennel seeds

2 tbsp cumin seeds

1/2 tsp chilli flakes

1 tsp turmeric

4 tbsp tomato purée

600g potatoes peeled and cut into 2 cm dice

1 cauliflower cut into florets

200 ml skimmed milk

1 x tin of chickpeas, drained and rinsed

1 x 260g pack of spinach

For the raita

200g cucumber, grated coarsely

8 radishes, trimmed and cut into half moons

300g natural yogurt


Heat the oil in a large pan, add the fennel and cumin seeds and fry for 30 seconds until they sizzle. Remove pan from add chilli flakes, turmeric, tomato puree and a good pinch of salt. Mix well then add the cauliflower and potato and mix well again.

Return to hob, add the milk and 150 ml of water. Bring to a simmer, cover and cook for 15 minutes until tender.

Meanwhile, make the raita. Toss the grated cucumber and the radishes into a sieve with a good pinch of salt, leave to drain over a bowl for 5-10 minutes. Press out the excess liquid, then mix with the yogurt.

Stir the chickpeas and spinach into the curry, cover and cook for 5 minutes until the chickpeas are hot and spinach wilted.

Serve with the raita and naan bread.

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