Vegan Jamaican Curry

Vegan Jamaican Curry

Background and History

Embark on a culinary journey to the Caribbean with our Vegan Jamaican Curry—a plant-based twist on a classic island dish. Rooted in the rich culinary traditions of Jamaica, this curry showcases a harmonious blend of vibrant spices, hearty vegetables, and coconut milk, capturing the essence of the island’s diverse and flavorful cuisine.

Ingredients

2 cups cauliflower florets

1 cup carrots, sliced

1 cup potatoes, diced

1 cup bell peppers, diced

1 cup zucchini, sliced

1 can (15 oz) chickpeas, drained and rinsed

1 can (14 oz) coconut milk

2 tablespoons Jamaican curry powder

1 onion, finely chopped

3 cloves garlic, minced

1 thumb-sized piece of ginger, grated

2 tablespoons vegetable oil

Salt and pepper to taste

Fresh cilantro, chopped (for garnish)

Cooked rice or Jamaican rice and peas (for serving)

Serves

4

Time

Preparation Time: 15 minutes Cooking Time: 30 minutes

Instructions

Prepare Vegetables

In a large pot, heat vegetable oil. Sauté onions, garlic, and ginger until fragrant.

Add Curry Powder

Stir in Jamaican curry powder and cook for an additional 2 minutes to release the flavors.

Cook Vegetables

Add cauliflower, carrots, potatoes, bell peppers, zucchini, and chickpeas to the pot. Coat them in the curry mixture.

Pour Coconut Milk

Pour in the coconut milk, stirring well. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

Simmer

Bring the curry to a simmer, then reduce the heat and let it gently simmer for 20-25 minutes or until vegetables are tender.

Garnish and Serve

Garnish with fresh cilantro and serve the Vegan Jamaican Curry over cooked rice or Jamaican rice and peas.

Nutrition Facts

(Per Serving)

Calories: 400

Protein: 10g

Fat: 20g

Carbohydrates: 45g

Fiber: 8g

Notes

Adjust the spice level by adding more or less curry powder.

Explore variations by incorporating other favorite vegetables.

Allergy Warning

Check for potential allergens in curry powder or coconut milk, adjusting ingredients to accommodate dietary needs.

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