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The Pantry Capsule: Coconut Curry

If you aren't a curry fan, or maybe you've never tried it, this is the place to start. Creamy, rich and not overpowering in curry flavor. Perfect for meatless mondays though you can totally throw in some chicken if that's your thing! Super filling and easy. Gluten free, dairy free and vegetarian.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Asian, Indian
Keyword: coconut curry, curry recipe, easy curry
Servings: 5 servings
Calories: 817kcal
Author: Jen Pinkston


  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 2 cups chopped onions
  • 1 potato peeled, cut into small cubes
  • 3 cloves large garlic minced
  • 1 tablespoon Curry Paste
  • 1 can coconut milk full fat
  • 1 can chickpeas drained & rinsed
  • 2 tablespoons aminos or soy sauce
  • 15 baby tomatoes halved
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon vinegar
  • Optional: 2 tablespoons cilantro
  • 4 cups cooked rice or quinoa


  • Cook rice or quinoa.
  • Heat oil in a large skillet over a medium high heat. Add onions and potatoes, cook, stirring occasionally until potatoes have softened (about 8 minutes).
  • Then, add garlic, curry paste and ¼ cup of coconut milk, set aside remaining. Stir until curry is dissolved.
  • Add chickpeas, soy sauce and remaining coconut milk. Bring to a boil for cook 3 minutes.
  • Add tomatoes, honey and vinegar. Turn to low and Simmer 3-4 minutes.
  • Serve over rice or quinoa and top with fresh cilantro and a side of naan or pita.


If you really feel the need for meat in this dish, simply start your protein when you cook your onions. This dish is great with chicken thighs or pulled pork.


Calories: 817kcal | Carbohydrates: 110g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 33g | Saturated Fat: 18g | Sodium: 432mg | Potassium: 1389mg | Fiber: 14g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 916IU | Vitamin C: 20mg | Calcium: 117mg | Iron: 9mg