Mince Curry and Cauli Rice
Number of servings: 4
Cost per serving: R35
Meal Total: R138
Ingredient List (Mince Curry):
2 tablespoons oil
1 large onion, finely sliced
500 grams minced meat (I used beef)
2 teaspoons garlic, finely grated or chopped
1 teaspoon ginger, finely grated or chopped
2 green chillies, finely chopped
1 teaspoon ground coriander
1 teaspoon ground turmeric
1 teaspoon ground fennel
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1/4 teaspoon chilli powder
1 teaspoon mild or hot curry powder
1/2 teaspoon brown sugar
1 teaspoon salt
150 grams tomato, diced or grated
3 medium potatoes, cut into cubes
1 heaped tablespoon yoghurt
20 grams coriander, finely chopped
1 1/2 cups of water
1 to 2 lemons to serve
extra chilli to serve
Ingredient List (Cauli Rice):
2 tablespoons olive oil
1/2 onion, finely diced
600 grams cauliflower, finely chopped (see not below)
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1/2 teaspoon mixed herbs
Method (Mince Curry):
Step 1: Place a medium to large deep pan or pot over medium heat.
Step 2: Add oil.
Step 3: Add onion and sauté until onions are golden brown.
Step 4: Add mince and cook until the mince is no longer pink (about 5 minutes with a covered lid).
Step 5: Add ginger, garlic, spices, salt, chilli, sugar and tomato.
Step 6: Stir well and cook for 5 minutes.
Step 7: Add potatoes, 1 cup of water and continue cooking on a medium heat for around 15 minutes.
Step 8: Add yoghurt and cook for 5 minutes on a low to medium heat.
Step 9: If the curry is too thick, add another 1/2 cup of water,
Step 10: Turn off the heat and stir in the coriander.
Method (Cauli Rice):
Step 1: Place a small pot over a medium heat.
Step 2: Add olive oil.
Step 3: Add onion and sauté until onion is soft and lightly caramelised.
Step 4: Add cauliflower, salt, pepper and mixed herbs.
Step 5: Cover with a lid and cook on a low to medium heat for 8 to 10 minutes or until cauli rice is soft and tender.
Serve cauli rice and mince curry with freshly squeezed lemon juice and chilli.
Note: To make the cauli rice, you can also place it in a blender and pulse it until you get your desired 'rice like' consistency.