Keralan Coconut Curry Recipe | The Spice Tailor
Keralan Coconut Curry
  • 8
  • 25
This is a typical Keralan curry, lighter in flavour and fresher than a North Indian curry, and quicker to make because of it. This is a great base sauce to which you can add many different vegetables: try aubergines, okra, spinach, broccoli, peas, mushrooms, chickpeas, green beans and pumpkin or squash. If you like fruity curries, some pineapple, peppers and peanuts would also be lovely (you will need to use less tamarind and perhaps add a pinch of sugar). Here I have used sweet potatoes, chickpeas and seasonal greens. Serve with rice, naan or parathas.
Keralan Coconut Curry
Discover
Share on social
Ingredients
  • 1 packet The Spice Tailor Keralan Coconut Curry
  • 200g sweet potatoes, peeled, in 3cm chunks
  • 50g shredded greens or spinach, washed
  • 200g can chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 1 tsp. vegetable or olive oil
Method
  1. Put the sweet potatoes on to boil and cook for 10 to 12 minutes or until the sweet potatoes are just tender on the outside but resistant in the center when pierced with a knife.
  2. Heat the oil in a small non-stick saucepan and add the spices from the spice packet, including the chilli if you like the heat. Once the seeds are popping, add the drained sweet potatoes and the chickpeas.
  3. Add the sauce and spinach and bring to a boil. If the sauce looks thick, add a splash of hot water. Bring back to the boil and serve.
Related recipes
Bengali Coconut Daal
View Recipe
Classic Tarka Daal
View Recipe
Punjabi Chickpea Masala Daal
View Recipe
Delhi Black Lentil Daal
View Recipe
Black Lentil Quesadillas
View Recipe
Crispy Lentil Cakes
View Recipe
Comforting Spiced Sprouts
View Recipe
Classic Tarka Daal with Cauliflower, Spinach and Ginger
View Recipe
Hot Spiced Chickpea Bruschetta With Fresh Tomato
View Recipe
Thai-Style Yellow Lentil and Vegetable Curry
View Recipe
Anjum’s Special Black Lentil Daal
View Recipe
Spiced Chickpea Cakes with a Radish and Yoghurt Topping
View Recipe
Tarka Daal Stuffed Peppers with Crispy Potatoes and a Yoghurt Drizzle
View Recipe
Creamy Cannellini-Bean Topped Grilled Naan
View Recipe
Carrot and Lentil Soup
View Recipe
Spiced Roasted Butternut Squash and Lentil Soup
View Recipe
Pepper, Feta and Tomato Chutni Tart
View Recipe
Vibrant Chickpea Daal Burger With Herby Mayo
View Recipe
Baked Ricotta-Stuffed Chard in a Spiced Chickpea Curry
View Recipe
Spicy Goan Prawn Curry
View Recipe
10-Minute Lentil and Bean Chilli
View Recipe
Crispy Vegetable Roesti and Lentil Pan Pie
View Recipe
Quick Spiced Chickpea Falafels
View Recipe
Spiced Chickpea Tortillas with Avocado Crema
View Recipe