Sweet potato curry

This vegan sweet potato curry is bursting with great flavors and very easy to make. For me, the perfect dish for a busy week night.


Difficulty: Easy

Time: 40 min. preparation time, 0 min. baking time

Nutrition: Calories ca 240 / Protein 7g / Carbohydr. 31g / Fat 9g

Ingredients (4 servings)

100 gonion (red)
1 clovegarlic
1 tbspginger (fresh)
200 gHokkaido pumpkin
100 gbell pepper (red)
80 gcherry tomatoes
300 gsweet potatoes
2 tbspolive oil
1 tbsptomato paste
1 tspcurry powder
1 tbspcurry paste
500 mlcoconut milk
20 gmint
20 gbasil
80 gcashews
80 gsnow peas
1lime (juice)
chili flakes


vegetable peeler, large frying pan, cooking spoon, cutting board, knife

Wine Tip

Pouilly Fumé, 2012
With its spicy aromas, this full bodied wine complements the flavors of the curry very well. The combination of mango and passion fruit is invigorating and rich.

Step 1

Sweet potato curry

Finely dice onion and mince garlic. Peel ginger and finely mince. Next, cut pumpkin and bell pepper into cubes. Halve cherry tomatoes. Peel sweet potato and cut into equally sized cubes.

vegetable peeler, cutting board, knife

100 g onion / 1 clove garlic / 1 tbsp ginger / 200 g Hokkaido pumpkin / 100 g bell pepper / 80 g cherry tomato / 300 g sweet potatoes

Step 2

Sweet potato curry

Heat olive oil in pan over medium heat. Sauté onion, garlic, and ginger for approx. 1 – 2 min. Next, add cubed sweet potato, pumpkin, and red pepper. Stir in tomato paste, curry powder, and curry paste. Season to taste with salt, pepper, and chili flakes. Continue to sauté for an additional 3 – 5 min.

frying pan, cooking spoon

2 tbsp olive oil / 1 tbsp tomato paste / 1 tsp curry powder / 1 tbsp curry paste / salt / pepper / chili flakes

Step 3

Sweet potato curry

Add coconut milk to frying pan and stir thoroughly. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and allow to simmer for approx. 10 – 15 min. until tender.

500 ml coconut milk

Step 4

Sweet potato curry

Roughly chop mint and basil.

cutting board, knife

20 g mint / 20 g basil

Step 5

Sweet potato curry

Add cashews, cherry tomatoes, and snow peas to frying pan. Stir thoroughly.

80 g cashews / 80 g snow peas

Step 6

Sweet potato curry

Squeeze juice from lime and add to the curry. Gently stir in mint and basil. Serve with rice or bulgur and enjoy!

1 lime