Vegetable Recipes

Spiced Cauliflower soup

Cauliflower soup

Spiced Cauliflower soup

I made this healthy eating soup for a family dinner this weekend and I thought it was yummy – not sure about the colour though – turmeric seems to give everything this off yellow colour – this is where lashings of chopped coriander comes in!! A great part of a healthy plan.

Spiced Cauliflower soup

Spiced Cauliflower soup


  • 120g desiccated coconut (soaked in a little water first)
  • 225g onions
  • 4 garlic cloves
  • 1/2 inch root ginger
  • 1 red chili
  • 1 tsp coriander seeds
  • Pinch of mustard seeds
  • Pinch of fenugreek seeds
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp powdered turmeric
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 225g potatoes – peeled and cubes
  • 1 large cauliflower
  • 1 400g coconut milk
  • 400ml boiling water
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Heat the cumin and coriander in a pan for a few minutes and grind.
  2. Cook onions in a little water till soft and add garlic. Add chili, coriander, mustard, fenugreek, cumin, pepper, turmeric, paprika, ginger and cook for one minute, stirring
  3. Add potatoes and desiccated coconut with the soaking water.
  4. Cook until potatoes start to stick to the bottom of the pan.
  5. Add the boiling water and cook till potatoes are almost done. Add cauliflower and coconut milk and cook for 12 mins.
  6. Liquidise and blend till smooth.
  7. Garnish with loads of coriander leaves
  8. Wheat free, gluten free, dairy free and sugar free

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