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Vegetarian Thai Curry Recipe
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
The vegetarian Thai curry recipe is the perfect comfort food. It is quick and easy to make. The curry paste and the coconut milk is the perfect flavor pairing.
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Fusion
Keyword: vegetarian thai yellow curry recipe
Servings: 3
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil
  • 1/2 white onion finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon ginger grated
  • 2 carrots diced
  • 1 red bell pepper julienne
  • 1 green pepper julienne
  • 1 yellow or orange pepper julienne
  • 2 tablespoons red curry paste store-bought or homemade
  • 2 cups 400ml organic coconut milk
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 cup basil leaves roughly chopped
  • 1/2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon soy sauce
  • 1 to 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • Garnish: Basil Leaves or cilantro
  1. Place a deep pot on heat and add oil.
  2. Once the oil is hot, add ginger and garlic and sauté for a few seconds. To this, add onions and cook until translucent.
  3. Add the Thai curry paste + 2 tablespoons coconut milk and fry till oil separates. Sprinkle a few drops of water if the mixture tends to get dry.
    vegetarian thai curry recipe step2
  4. Now add the carrots +bell pepper + salt and mix well. Let it cook till the carrots are almost cooked.
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  5. Pour the coconut milk + water and add the sugar and mix. Let it simmer for about 5 to 10 minutes. Stir occasionally.
    vegetarian thai curry recipe step5
  6. Turn off the heat and add fresh lemon juice and soy sauce. Taste and adjust the flavor as needed.
  7. Add the roughly chopped basil leaves.
  8. Transfer the curry into individual serving bowls and serve with sticky rice or any rice of your choice.