Coconut Curry

BY : PUBLISHED : June 8th, 2015 UPDATED: August 5th, 2022

A yummy coconut curry if you don't have curry paste.  this recipe makes a big batch. Leftover curry is the best! Serve with rice or quinoa!

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Coconut curry in a small bowl next to rice on a plate.

Coconut curry in a small bowl next to rice on a plate.

Coconut Curry

Stephanie Lundstrom
A yummy coconut curry if you don’t have curry paste.  this recipe makes a big batch. Left over curry is the best! Serve with rice or quinoa!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Course Dinner
Cuisine Indian
Servings 6 servings
Calories 389 kcal
METHOD Stovetop
DIET Vegan


  • 2 Tablespoons of coconut oil
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 7 cloves of garlic, mined
  • 1 Tablespoon of ginger, grated
  • 2 ¼ teaspoons of curry powder
  • ¾ teaspoon of turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon of salt
  • 2 cans of coconut milk
  • 1 cup of veggie broth
  • 2 small potatoes, cut into bite sizes
  • ½ block of extra firm tofu, cut into bite sized cubes
  • 1 large carrot, chopped
  • 1 cup of cauliflower florets
  • 1 cup of broccoli florets
  • 1 handful of snow peas


  • Heat oil in a large pot then add in onion cook about 4 minutes then add in garlic, ginger, and all spices.
  • When it becomes fragrant, add in coconut milk, broth, and potatoes and tofu
  • When potatoes begin to soften, add in carrots and cauliflower
  • When all veggies soft enough, mix in broccoli and snow peas and turn off heat. Let is sit a few minutes with the lid on. Then server with rice or quinoa.


Curry is amazing leftover. Make a big batch of rice or quinoa to serve this over.


Calories: 389kcalCarbohydrates: 22gProtein: 8gFat: 33gSaturated Fat: 28gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 2gSodium: 606mgPotassium: 779mgFiber: 3gSugar: 3gVitamin A: 2194IUVitamin C: 38mgCalcium: 71mgIron: 6mg
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