As an alkaline cooking expert, I am always on the lookout for flavorful and nutritious dishes that perfectly fit into an alkaline diet. Today, I want to share a delicious recipe for an alkaline-friendly cauliflower and lentil curry. This dish is packed with fiber, protein, and a variety of essential nutrients, making it a perfect addition to any alkaline diet. Not only is it healthy, but it is also bursting with flavor, thanks to the aromatic blend of spices and fresh ingredients.

– 1 head of cauliflower, cut into florets
– 1 cup of dried lentils, rinsed and drained
– 1 onion, finely chopped
– 3 cloves of garlic, minced
– 1 inch ginger, grated
– 1 can of coconut milk
– 1 can of diced tomatoes
– 2 tablespoons of curry powder
– 1 teaspoon of turmeric
– 1 teaspoon of cumin
– 1 teaspoon of coriander
– 1 teaspoon of garam masala
– 1/2 teaspoon of cayenne pepper (optional for spice)
– Salt and pepper to taste
– Fresh cilantro for garnish

1. In a large pot, heat a tablespoon of olive oil over medium heat. Add the chopped onion, garlic, and ginger, and sauté until fragrant and translucent.
2. Add the cauliflower florets to the pot and cook for a few minutes, stirring occasionally.
3. Sprinkle the curry powder, turmeric, cumin, coriander, and garam masala over the cauliflower, and stir to coat the florets with the spices.
4. Pour in the can of diced tomatoes and coconut milk, and stir to combine.
5. Add the rinsed lentils to the pot, and season with salt and pepper. If you like some spice, add the cayenne pepper at this point.
6. Bring the mixture to a boil, then reduce the heat to low and let it simmer for about 20-25 minutes, or until the cauliflower and lentils are tender.
7. Once cooked, taste the curry and adjust the seasoning as needed.
8. Serve the cauliflower and lentil curry over a bed of alkaline-friendly grains such as quinoa or wild rice, and garnish with fresh cilantro.

– You can customize this recipe by adding in your favorite alkaline-friendly vegetables such as spinach, bell peppers, or sweet potatoes.
– Feel free to adjust the level of spice by increasing or decreasing the amount of cayenne pepper to your liking.
– Leftovers of this curry can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3-4 days.

Nutritional Info (per serving):
Calories: 320
Fat: 14g
Carbohydrates: 32g
Fiber: 12g
Protein: 15g

This flavorful twist on curry is a perfect dish for anyone following an alkaline diet. With the combination of cauliflower, lentils, and an array of aromatic spices, this dish is not only delicious but also packed with essential nutrients. Whether you are looking for a hearty and nutritious meal, or simply want to add more alkaline-friendly recipes to your cooking repertoire, this cauliflower and lentil curry is sure to become a new favorite. Enjoy!

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