Spicy Slow Carb Cauliflower and Pea Curry

When you get sick of eating greens on the Slow Carb Diet, this Indian inspired dish will give you a lively, but healthy break.  Cauliflower and peas are both packed with fiber and nutrients.

You can add beans, lentils, prawns or chicken to make it a full meal.  Or serve with a side of daal and chicken.

Spicy Slow Carb Cauliflower and Pea Curry

Rating: 41

Serving Size: Makes 4 side servings or two meal sized servings.

Spicy Slow Carb Cauliflower and Pea Curry


  • 1/4 cup oil
  • 2 teaspoons mustard seed
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon ginger
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon red chili powder or cayenne pepper (only use 1/4 t)
  • 1 teaspoon coriander powder
  • 1 large cauliflower, cut into tiny florets
  • 1 cup water or broth
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 5 ounces frozen peas
  • 1/4 cup cilantro, chopped (optional)


  1. Heat oil in large pot.  Add mustard seed. When mustard seeds start to pop, add the garlic and let cook for almost a minute.
  2. Add the onion and cook until t is translucent. Add the spices and blend well in pot.
  3. Add the cauliflower and water/broth.  Allow it to simmer for 5 minutes. Add the lemon juice, salt, and peas.  Cook until cauliflower is done, about 15 minutes.
  4. Garnish with fresh cilantro.

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