Jackfruit Thai Peanut Noodles

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Jackfruit in Thai Peanut sauce with Noodles
This is a quick and easy meal to make. It is full of flavour and the sauce combines well with the jackfruit. Jackfruit is a giant fruit that's often used as a meat substitute. Jackfruit is a healthy source of essential nutrients, including vitamin C, potassium, and dietary fiber. It is also high in magnesium, calcium, vitamin B6 and antioxidants.
  1. Heat the oil in a large pan and add the onion, cabbage, garlic and red pepper. Cook for about 8 mins.
  2. In the meantime drain the jackfruit, cut off the hard core and discard. Using your hands slightly shred the jackfruit. Then add it to the pan and cook for a further 5 minutes.
  3. While the jackfruit in cooking, prepare the peanut sauce. In a food processor, add all the ingredients for the sauce and process until smooth.
  4. Then pour the sauce into the pan, stir well and let this cook for 5 minutes to warm through.
  5. To serve, divide the noodles into serving bowls and top with the jackfruit. Top with fresh coriander and sliced red chilli. Serve also with some lime.

Roasted Tumeric Cauliflower with Dhal

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Roasted Tumeric Cauliflower with Dhal
This is an easy dish to prepare and is satisfyingly filling as well as delivering great flavours. Lentils are a great plant based source of protein as well as being packed with fibre.
  1. Heat the oven to 180C. Place the cauliflower steaks and any remaining florets into a large roasting tin and sprinkle over the olive oil.
  2. Roast the cauliflower for 15 minutes and then remove from the oven and scatter over the turmeric and garlic. Return to the oven for a further 15 minutes or until they start to brown.
  3. Meanwhile heat the coconut oil in a large saucepan and gently fry the onion and chilli for 5 minutes.
  4. Add the cumin, garlic and curry powder and cook for a further 2 minutes before stirring in the lentils, followed by the coconut milk and stock. Cover the pan and gently cook for 15 minutes or until the lentils are soft.
  5. In the meantime, place the tomatoes in a roasting tin and place in the oven with a drizzle of olive oil for 15 minutes.
  6. Add the spinach to the lentils together with the coriander and cook until the spinach has wilted. Season.
  7. Serve the cauliflower onto a large serving dish and top it with the dhal, flaked almonds, tomatoes, and some freshly chopped coriander.

Sweet Potato Rosti with Spinach Masala and Spiced Tofu

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Sweet Potato Rosti with Spinach Masala and Spiced Tofu.
This is a smooth and subtle curry made with spinach, tomatoes, onions and spices. The sweet potato rosti is spicy and delicious and goes well with the curry and spiced tofu.
  1. Squeeze the grated raw potato in a clean teacloth or kitchen towel to remove most of the water.
  2. Mix all the ingredients together in a bowl to combine.
  3. Heat 1 tbsp of olive oil or coconut oil in a pan over a medium heat
  4. Shape spoonfuls of the sweet potato mixture into patties.
  5. Place the patties into the hot pan and cook until golden brown on both sides - about 7/8 minutes on each side.
  6. Remove from heat and serve.
  1. Heat 2 tablespoons of olive oil in a pan and gently fry the onion for 5 minutes until softened.
  2. Whilst cooking, place spinach in a steamer and steam until wilted. Then place spinach in a food processor with half tablespoon of oil. Season. Blend until you have a coarse puree. Set aside.
  3. Add the spices to the onions in the pan and cook for a further few minutes.
  4. Add the chilli, ginger and garlic and cook for a further 2-3 minutes.
  5. Then add the spinach puree and the tinned tomatoes and chopped tomatoes and cook for a further 5 minutes. Season.
  1. Place tofu in an oven proof dish. Mix the oil, tamari, and spices in a separate bowl and then pour over the tofu. Season.
  2. Put tofu into oven on 180C and cook for 25 minutes.
  3. To serve, place some sweet potato rosti, spinach masala and spiced tofu onto each plate and garnish with fresh chopped coriander.