Samstag, 1. Februar 2014

Veggi Galore: Massaman Curry

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How do you put as many different vegetables as possible in one pot? Curry is definitely a good option here!

The last leftovers that I could save for the photo before the
boyfriend devoured it all!

Disclaimer: This is most likely not a traditional Indian curry. That's ok. I just don't know any better. So far everyone who has tried this curry, though, said that it was good. Still - I'm not claiming any sort of authenticity.


  • 4 tablespoons of coconut oil
  • 8 tablespoons of curry paste
  • 1 l of veggi stock
  • 1 l of tomatoes
  • 1 pineapple
  • 5-6 small onions
  • 250g spinach (I used frozen)
  • 300g peas (I used frozen)
  • 5 carrots
  • 1 eggplant
  • 2 large bell peppers
  • 1 can of coconut milk
  • As much rice as you want - we ended up not making any rice in order to keep this a low carb dish.
  • This is also a dish in which you can nicely add a couple of TSP (texturized soy protein) chunks. Cook a handful or two in salt water, press out the excess water and add them to the pot.


  • Cut everything into nice little chunks.
  • Thaw spinach and peas.
  • Get a big pot, melt the coconut oil, add the curry paste and roast for a little bit.
  • Add the onion chunks. Stirr.
  • Add the carrot chunks. Stirr.

  • Allow everything to roast for a few minutes.
  • Add veggie stock and puréed tomatoes. 
  • Add pease and spinach.
  • Add pineapple chunks.
  • Stirr well.

  • This is where I realized that the pot I was using was too small. So I mixed all of the ingredients in the pot well and transferred part of the curry into another pot.
  • Add eggplant.
  • Add bell peppers.
  • Add coconut milk.
  • Allow the whole think to simmer lightly for 2 or 3 minutes.
  • Taste and check if you would like more salt or curry paste.
Done! :) We like it spicy, so we usually add some extra chili to the whole thing.

This is also a dish that works well at parties. Just put the whole pot on the stove for everyone to serve themselves. I also like to take it to work, because you can easy bring two containers (one for the curry, one for the rice, so nothing gets soggy) and have a full meal full of healthy veggies!