From group online classes to bespoke individual classes to reorganizing your kitchen and advising you on food choices everything Clara does is about bring the passion of food into the homes of her clients.

Phone:      0862396975
Address:   Cork, ireland

Clara Cooks

Monkfish and red lentil curry


1 onion

2 tbsp oil

2 clove of garlic

½ thumb-sized piece of ginger

2 Tsp harrissa chilli paste or ½ a red chili 

1 tbsp curry powder

1 tsp cumin powder

1 tsp ground coriander

1tsp turmeric

1 tsp ground paprika

1 g x 400g tin chopped tomatoes

1 g x 400g tin coconut milk

1 cup red lentils

500g monkfish fillet  (or white fish of choice) cut into chunks


175g basmati rice

1.5 ltr water

Chopped coriander

25 g butter

1 Tbsp lemon juice

Salt and pepper to season



For the rice bring the water and salt to the boil

Rinse rice and add to boiling water

Continue to boil uncovered and cook for 7 or 8 min (taste to make sure fully cooked)

Drain rice

Add butter to the pan, mix in rice, lemon and chopped coriander. Mix well.

Leave sit in pan and fork up just before serving


For the Curry

Put oil in a pan on a low to medium heat, dice the onion and garlic and add to the pan and cook for 5 min

Grate the ginger into the pan

Add harissa paste or thinly slice the chilli and add to the pan. (Leave in seeds if you want extra heat)

Stir in the spices, and cook for 30 seconds 

Add the lentils and mix through.

Mix in the chopped tomatoes and coconut milk 

Bring to boil, stir through a few times to ensure lentils do not stick to the bottom of the pan. Simmer and cook for approx 15 min stirring occasionally

Add in the chunks of monkfish and cook for 5 min

Turn off heat and leave sit for a further few minutes.


Serve up with your rice and enjoy! 



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