Lilys Cauliflower and Apricot Dahl

As the nights draw in and it gets colder, this easy to make dahl is both comforting and very nutritious. Cauliflower is high in B vitamins, antioxidants and fibre and dried apricots are a good source of calcium and magnesium. The lentils and brown rice are also loaded with nutrients and combine together to make a good source of protein.

Serves 4

2 onions
2 garlic cloves
1 2cm piece of ginger
1 tsp mustard seeds,
1 tsp cumin seeds
1 tsp tumeric,
1 tsp curry powder
1 head cauliflower
1 cup red lentils
1 can coconut milk
1 can tomatoes
1 small bag spinach
10 unsulphured apricots, chopped

Let the spices, onion and garlic sautee together
steam cauliflower for 10 mins
then add steamed cauliflower, tomatoes, red lentils, coconut milk and apricots in with spices
add in half a cup of water
cook for 25 mins
add spinach, letting it wilt
keep on low heat for further 5/10 mins

Serve with brown rice, greek or coconut yogurt and freshly chopped coriander


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