Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Vegetables in Curried Coconut Milk

It’s difficult to get my curries not to look like cat food, so you’ll just have to trust me that this one tastes good. I’m guessing this is the reason I see more curry recipes without images than with.

This creamy vegetable filled curry is even better the next day. So pack it up for lunch and know that you’re taking something healthy and flavorful with you.

Vegetables in Curried Coconut Milk
Serve as a main dish over steamy brown rice.
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1 large onion, sliced

6 cloves garlic, minced

3 large carrots, diced

2 tablespoons olive oil

1 large potato, cubed

1-1/2 cups cauliflower florets, sliced

8 mushrooms, sliced

1 1/2 tablespoons curry powder

1/2 teaspoon cumin

1/2 teaspoon turmeric

Pinch of cayenne pepper

14.5 ounce can vegetable broth (or chicken if you prefer)

1 cup light coconut milk 

1 cup peas

Salt & pepper, to taste

1. In a large saucepan, sauté the onions, garlic, and carrots in oil on medium-high heat until the onions become translucent.

2. Add the vegetables, curry, cumin, turmeric, and cayenne, stirring often so they don't stick to the pan, cooking for 2-4 minutes.

3. Add the broth and coconut milk, cover, and reduce the heat to medium-low. Simmer for 10-20 minutes, stirring occasionally, until potatoes can be pierced easily with a fork.

4. Stir in the peas. Cook uncovered on medium-high heat stirring constantly until the liquid has thickened.

5. Season generously with salt and pepper to taste. Serve over brown rice.

Servings Per Recipe: 6 Serving. Size: 1/6 recipe. Brown rice not included in calorie count. Per Serving: Calories 159.3 Total Fat 5.4 g Saturated Fat 3.0 g Polyunsaturated Fat 0.6 g Monounsaturated Fat 2.1 g Cholesterol 1.5 mg Sodium 355.9 mg Potassium 737.6 mg Total Carbohydrate 24.4 g Dietary Fiber 5.2 g Sugars 4.7 g Protein 4.7 g


VegeCooking Club said...

Oh Laura I'm all over this one. I definitely have to bookmark it!

The Atwoods said...

Mmmm I love curry!!! This one is a must-try!

Joanne said...

My curries always look slightly disastrous also. But I like to imagine that the worse they photograph, the better they taste! Love the sound of this one!

Lauren (PB&G) said...

This looks fab! I'm a sucker for curry and especially dishes with cooked cauliflour!! I wish I had this in my lunchbox.. =)

My Italian Smorgasbord said...

it doesn't look like cat food :) It actually looks delicious and I may give it a try soon (I'm Barbara E.).

Monica said...

I have stayed away from curry in my cooking because spicy things make me nervous. I haven't tried coconut milk either. Maybe I should make this recipe!

notyet100 said...

Platter looks delicious

Holly said...


Amy J. and Tiffanie A. said...

What is not to love!?!?! Curry yum! Veggies yum! Great recipe! Now I do not need to spend loads of money getting Thai food!

Desserts In My Kitchen said...

Yummy. I love curry. I must try this one :)

Anonymous said...

If that is cat food, i want in!!! :)

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