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Recipe: Simple vegetable curry

 When paired with the right spices vegetables will leave a delectable taste in your mouth (Photo: Shutterstock)

If you want a delicious alternative to eating meat, this vegetable curry could be the answer. It contains affordable, readily available veggies which, when paired with the right spices, leaves a delectable taste in your mouth.


Potatoes, chopped and parboiled 

Peas, pre-boiled

Carrots, chopped

Courgettes, chopped

Onions, chopped

Tomatoes, chopped

Garlic, crushed

Tomato paste

Coconut milk


Garam masala

Curry powder

Peppercorns, crushed (or ground black pepper)

Salt to taste


1. In a pan over medium heat, fry onions until translucent.

2. Add tomatoes and garlic and leave to cook until tomatoes are soft.

3. For the masala, add the garam masala, curry powder, royco, tomato paste and salt and leave to cook.

4. Add courgettes and carrots and leave to soften. Then add the potatoes and peas. Stir well. 

5. Once done, add the coconut milk and a bit of water to ensure the curry doesn’t burn. Leave to simmer. 

6. Serve with freshly ground peppercorns sprinkled on top and accompanied with rice or chapati. 

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