Potatoes Madras


This dish makes a colorful main dish for a dinner party. Potatoes, cauliflower florets, and red lentils combine with onions, garlic, curry powder, ginger, tomatoes, malt vinegar, and chutney.

Prep Time:
30 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
1 hr
4 servings


  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil

  • 1 ½ pounds potatoes, cut into 1/2 inch dice

  • 2 ½ cups cauliflower florets

  • 1 large onion, sliced

  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed

  • 1 tablespoon curry powder

  • ½ tablespoon ground ginger

  • 4 ounces dry red lentils

  • 1 (14.4 ounce) can whole tomatoes, chopped

  • 1 ¼ cups vegetable stock

  • 2 tablespoons malt vinegar

  • 1 tablespoon mango chutney

  • salt and pepper to taste

  • chopped fresh parsley for garnish


  1. Warm oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Stir in potatoes, cauliflower, onion, and garlic; cook until the garlic begins to brown. Stir in the curry powder and ginger, and cook about 3 minutes. Stir in lentils, tomatoes, vegetable stock, vinegar, and chutney. Season with salt and pepper. Cover, and simmer, stirring occasionally, until the lentils are tender, about 20 minutes. Top with parsley.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

395 Calories
11g Fat
63g Carbs
14g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 395
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 11g 15%
Saturated Fat 2g 9%
Sodium 272mg 12%
Total Carbohydrate 63g 23%
Dietary Fiber 17g 60%
Total Sugars 9g
Protein 14g
Vitamin C 89mg 443%
Calcium 116mg 9%
Iron 6mg 33%
Potassium 1539mg 33%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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