Recipe: Quick Cauliflower Coconut Stew

Comfort food, with Indian flair
Recipe: Quick Cauliflower Coconut Stew
This delicious stew is perfect for vegetarians or meat eaters. And it’s full of healthy fats! Add in some chicken or tofu for extra protein. If you’re enjoying a bit of grains, this pairs nicely with wild rice.


2 tablespoons coconut oil 1 teaspoon cumin seeds 1 medium onion, finely chopped 3 ripe tomatoes, finely chopped 1 medium head cauliflower, stemmed and cut into bite-size florets 1 jalapeno, stemmed, seeded, chopped 1 cup chopped kale 2 teaspoons ginger paste 1 tablespoon cumin powder 1 tablespoon coriander powder 1 teaspoon turmeric powder 1 can full-fat, unsweetened coconut milk 1 teaspoon sea salt 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro


  1. In a medium stock pot, heat the coconut oil for 30 seconds on medium heat.
  2. Add the cumin seeds and stir until they start to sputter. Then add the onions and cook for another minute, and then, add the tomatoes, stir and cook for a few more minutes until the tomatoes soften.
  3. Add the rest of the ingredients and stir together. Cover the pan and simmer for about 15 minutes, stirring every 5 minutes to keep from burning.
  4. Ladle the soup into 4 serving bowls and enjoy! Leftover stew can be stored in air-tight container and saved for lunch the next day.

Nutrition information

Calories 204 Fat 24g Saturated fat 20g Cholesterol 0mg Fiber 6g Protein 6g Carbohydrate 18g Sodium 588mg From the book, Eat Fat, Get Thin, by Mark Hyman, MD

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