Chou-fleur et patate douce

Source: Spice Goddess: Cauliflower with Sweet Potatoes

Preparation time: 7 minutes
Cooking time: 30 minutes
Yield: 4


  • 2 tablespoons grape seed oil (huile d’olive)
  • 1 tablespoon ginger, chopped
  • 1/2 an onion, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon cumin seeds
  • 1 tablespoon coriander powder
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • pinch of freshly ground pepper
  • 1 tomato, chopped (1 c. à table de pâte de tomate)
  • 1 large sweet potato, peeled and cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1/2 (3/4) cup water
  • 1 small cauliflower, cut into bite sized florets


  1. Place oil in a large non-stick skillet and heat over medium-high heat. Add the onion and ginger and cook for 4 minutes.
  2. Stir in the spices and salt and pepper and toast for 15 seconds and then add tomatoes (pâte de tomate), sweet potatoes and water. Bring to a boil and then turn down the heat and cook until they are tender, about 10 minutes.
  3. Add the cauliflower and stir well. Place a tight fitting lid on the pan and cook until the cauliflower is tender-crisp, about 5 to 8 minutes.

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