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Easy Cauliflower Pea Curry

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  • Author: Monkey and Me Kitchen Adventures
  • Prep Time: 10 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 25 Minutes
  • Total Time: 35 Minutes
  • Yield: 4-5 Servings 1x
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: Indian
  • Diet: Vegan


Bursting with pops of sweet peas and tender cauliflower, this Easy Cauliflower Pea Curry is a warming, aromatic dish the whole family will love.



Base Ingredients:

  • 1 medium yellow onion, fine dice
  • 1 Tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 Tablespoon minced ginger
  • 1 – [ 14.5 oz. can ] petite diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 – [ 14 oz. can ] light coconut milk (from can) *
  • 1 cup frozen peas (thawed)
  • 2 cups frozen small cauliflower florets (steamed)

Spice/Herb Ingredients:

  • 1 Tablespoon curry powder (+/-) *
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • ¼ to 1 teaspoon sea salt (+/-) * 

Optional Toppings:

  • Chopped fresh cilantro

Serving Ideas:

  • Steamed rice
  • Naan bread


  1. Place the Spice/Herb Ingredients into a small bowl, whisk to incorporate, set aside.
  2. Steam or microwave the cauliflower until it reaches the desired tenderness, set aside. Thaw the frozen peas, set aside.
  3. In a large skillet, add the diced onions, sauté over medium-high heat for 7 to 9 minutes to soften. Add a splash of water to prevent burning, if needed, then lower the heat to medium, add the minced garlic and ginger, sauté, stir constantly over for one minute.
  4. Add all the remaining Base Ingredients, and the Spice/Herb Mix, stir to incorporate, bring the mixture to a low boil, then immediately lower to a simmer. Simmer for 5 minutes to allow the flavor to develop.
  5. Add the steamed cauliflower and thawed peas, simmer for 4 more minutes.
  6. Serve with naan, steamed rice, and chopped fresh cilantro.


*Please reference the blog post for Tips for Success, Pantry Items Used, Storage and Freezing, and Kitchen Products Used.

*Sea Salt:  Please adjust the sea salt based upon your family’s sea salt preferences and/or based upon dietary needs.   

*Servings: 4-5