High Protein Vegetarian Curry

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You cannot go wrong with a tasty vegetarian curry that is bursting with flavour and packed full of veggies, with plenty of protein to leave you full and satisfied. Perfect for a healthy winter dinner!
3.38 from 151 votes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Dinner, Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Servings 2
Calories 654 kcal


Veggie Curry

  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 100 g brown onion small, finely chopped
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 2 centimeters ginger minced
  • 1/4 cup coriander stems finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon chilli flakes optional if you prefer mild flavours
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 1/2 small head broccoli cut into florets
  • 100 g carrot 1 small carrot, cut into bite-size pieces
  • 100 g zucchini 1 small zucchini, cut into bite-size pieces
  • 1/2 punnet cherry tomatoes halved.
  • 270 ml coconut cream can
  • 2 cups baby spinach leaves
  • 1 cup coriander leaves


  • 60 g full-fat Greek yoghurt


  • Heat coconut oil in a saucepan, add onion and cook until softened. Add garlic, ginger, coriander stems and spices. Stir constantly, ensuring that they do not burn.
  • When the spices smell fragrant add remaining ingredients, except spinach, coriander leaves and yoghurt. Cover and simmer until vegetables are tender for approximately 15-20 minutes. If it is too dry, add a little water.
  • Remove from heat and stir through spinach until wilted.
  • Place half of the curry into a container to enjoy for lunch tomorrow and place the remaining in a bowl to have for dinner tonight. Serve both with a dollop of yoghurt.
Keyword Freezable, High Protein, Meat Free Ideas, One-Pan Meals, Slow Cooker, Winter

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