Chloe’s spinach, potato and pea curry

I like coming to Q Gardens, a community garden in Rochdale, Manchester, because I learn more about different plants and vegetables. It has a great vibe, which is very calming; I also like finding out about all the different food and meals I can make using the plants we grow.

1 hour
4-6 people


  • 120ml sunflower oil
  • 1 tsp black mustard seeds
  • 2 brown onions, peeled and finely chopped
  • 6 garlic cloves, peeled and minced, or 6 tsp garlic paste
  • 3cm piece fresh ginger, peeled and grated, or 3 tsp ginger paste
  • 1 chili
  • 200g tomatoes, chopped, or 200g tinned chopped tomatoes
  • 1½ tsp ground cumin
  • 2 tsp ground coriander
  • ½ tsp ground turmeric
  • 450g new potatoes, halved and cut into 1½ cm-thick slices
  • 1kg chopped whole leaf spinach


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