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Mixed Vegetable Curry

Yields4 ServingsPrep Time15 minsCook Time15 minsTotal Time30 mins

This is a light and very healthy curry. Add some Greek yogurt at the end if you like a richer tasting curry. Most vegetables that need rescuing in the bottom of the fridge can be used in this curry. Serve with basmati rice.

 450 g potatoes or sweet potatoes
 225 g vegetables such as carrots, broccoli, babycorn, brussel sprouts, cauliflower and French beans
 2 tbsp vegetable oil
 1 onion, peeled and chopped
 4 garlic cloves, peeled and chopped
 50 g creamed coconut, grated
 400 g can canned chopped tomatoes
 1 level teaspoon of salt
 4 handfuls of fresh spinach
 Coriander sprigs to garnish
 Basmati rice, to serve
 4 tbsp of curry paste, we used Madras curry paste

Cook the potatoes in boiling salted water for 10 minutes. Drain and set aside. Meanwhile, prepare the vegetables.


Heat the oil in a large pan, add the onion and garlic and cook for a bout 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.


Add the coconut and curry paste and cook, stirring, for 1 minute. Add the tomatoes and cook until mixture resembles a thick paste.


Add the vegetables, salt and 150ml water. Bring to the boil, cover and simmer for about 15 minutes, then add the spinach. Cook for a further 5 minutes or until all the vegetables are just tender. Season and add the coriander sprigs just before serving.