Kid Chef Indian Veggie Masala

Kids can make yummy Indian dish with organic cauliflower, potato, peas and a tasty tomato sauce, served over brown rice. Masala is any of a number of spice mixtures ground into a paste or powder for use in Indian cooking. This healthy mix of veggies is full of energy for active kids. Cauliflower contains antioxidants, fiber, and protein; potatoes contain vitamin C, fiber, and iron; and peas contain protein, fiber, and vitamin A.

Kids can put ½ cup organic basmati rice in a pot with 1 ¼ cup water and 1 tbsp organic extra virgin coconut oil. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer for 50 minutes. Preheat the oven to 350°. Toast ¼ cup organic cashew nuts for 10 minutes. Chop the cashews and add to the rice.

Kids can steam to fork tenderness 2 cups chopped organic cauliflower, 1 chopped organic potato, ½ cup of organic peas, 1 minced organic garlic clove, and 1 minced organic deseeded red chili, about 18 minutes.

In a sauce pan, mix and heat ½ cup organic tomato sauce, ¼ cup organic coconut yogurt, ½ tsp fresh lemon juice, ½ tsp sea salt, ½ tsp curry power and ⅛ tsp ground ginger. Pour the steamed veggies in a bowl and mix the sauce with the veggies.  Spoon the veggies over the organic brown basmati rice to serve. 

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