► Makes 4 Servings
1¾ cups plus 2 tablespoons (445 ml) vegetable broth, divided
3 teaspoons ground cumin, divided
8 ounces (227 g) tempeh, simmered, cut into ¾-inch (2 cm) cubes
2 teaspoons ground coriander
2 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon (35 ml) neutral-flavoured oil, divided
½ medium red onion, minced
1 tablespoon (6 g) minced garlic
1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger root
½ teaspoon fine sea salt
1 tablespoon (6 g) curry powder (mild or hot)
½ teaspoon turmeric
½ teaspoon cayenne pepper, optional
1½ cups (150 g) cauliflower florets
½ cup (49 g) 1-inch (2.5 cm) pieces green beans
¼ cup (33 g) sliced carrot rounds
¼ cup (36 g) diced red bell pepper
3 tablespoons (48 g) tomato paste
Chopped tomato, for garnish Minced fresh cilantro, for garnish
Stir together 2 tablespoons (30 ml) of broth, 2 teaspoons cumin, the coriander, and 1 teaspoon oil in an 8 x 11 inch (20 x 28 cm) baking dish. Add the tempeh cubes, stirring to coat. Marinate for 1 hour or cover and refrigerate for up to 12 hours.
Heat the remaining 2 tablespoons (30 ml) of oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the tempeh and cook for 8 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until browned. Remove the tempeh and set aside.
To the same skillet, add the onion and reduce the heat to medium. Cook for 3 to 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until softened. Add the garlic, ginger, and salt and cook and stir for 2 minutes or until fragrant. Add the curry powder, turmeric, the remaining teaspoon cumin, and the cayenne pepper if desired.
Cook and stir for 2 minutes. Add the cauliflower, green beans, carrots, and bell pepper, the remaining 1¾ cups (415 ml) broth, and tomato paste.
Bring to a boil, and then reduce the heat to a simmer. Cook for 25 to 30 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the vegetables are the desired tenderness. Add the tempeh back to the skillet and stir to combine. Simmer for 5 minutes. Taste and adjust the seasonings. Garnish with tomato and cilantro.