3 fundamental spice mixes to make vegan cooking simple

These are epic and such a time saver, just add tinned coconut milk and veg and some cooked beans to make 3 quick delicious 5 minute meals, each spice mix below makes 5 dinners each serving 2-4 people so it’s handy to have on the shelf for your go to quick easy 5 mins dinner. Serve with your favourite grain of choice!




  • Korma spice mix x 5 servings
  • 5 Tbsp ground coriander
  • 5 tsp ground cumin
  • 2.5 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 5 tsp ground cardamom
  • 5 tsp ground ginger
  • 1.25 tsp ground turmeric
  • Tikka Masala spice mix x 5 servings
  • 10 tsp garam masala
  • 5 tsp paprika
  • 5 tsp ground coriander
  • 2.5 tsp ground cumin
  • 2.5 tsp ground ginger
  • Jalfrezi spice mix x 5 servings
  • 5 tsp red chilli powder – less if you prefer less heat
  • 5 tsp ground cumin
  • 5 tsp ground coriander
  • 2.5 tsp ground turmeric powder
  • 2.5 tsp allspice
  • 1.25 tsp ground cinnamon


  • Method;
  • Pick your spice mix and measure out the spices.
  • Chop the cauliflower into small florets. Chop the courgette into small bite size pieces so they cook quickly. Finely chop the scallions. Cover the peas in hot water to thaw
  • In a large flat non-stick pan heat 1 tbsp of oil on a high heat, when hot add all the veg (except the peas) and salt and cook for 2-3 minutes add your chosen spice mix ,reduce the heat a little and stir so all the veg is nicely coated in the spice mix. Add 1 tbsp of tamari and 3 tbsp of water to the pan, cover and cook for 1-2 minutes or until the veg is cooked
  • Add the coconut milk and chickpeas if using and bring to a boil and reduce to a simmer for a few minutes. Taste and season if needed to your liking. Serve with wholegrain rice or your favourite naan bread, toasted pita or sides,


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