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Mince Curry and Cauli Rice

Number of servings: 4

Cost per serving: R35

Meal Total: R138

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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. 



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