Prep time: 30 mins
Cook: 3.5 hours in slow cooker on high
Serves: 4 adults and one baby
- 2 tbsp groundnut oil
- 1 large onion thinly sliced
- 2 tbsp mild curry paste
- 2 tsp minced ginger
- 2 tsp minced garlic
- 2 tsp black onion seeds
- 400g canned chopped tomatoes
- 300ml vegetable stock
- 250g cauliflower florets
- 350g new potatoes quartered
- 400g canned chickpeas drained and rinsed
- 2 tbsp mango chutney
- Heat the oil in a large frying pan over a medium heat. Fry onion for 5 mins until soft.
- Add curry paste, ginger, garlic and onion seeds and cook for another 2-3 mins stirring continuously.
- Add the tomatoes, stock, cauliflower and potatoes. Bring to boil.
- Transfer to slow cooker and cook on high for 3 hours
- Stir in spinach, chickpeas and mango chutney. Cook for another 30 mins.
Weaning: Don’t shy away from giving babies spicy foods as they can eat them straight away. My daughter tucked into a chicken curry at just seven months.
Tip: It might be nice to shred the spinach, more likely to be eaten!
Source: The Essential Slow Cooker cookbook. Note, I swapped madras curry paste for mild curry paste.
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