Easy and Delicious Coconut Curry {Recipe}

Easy and Delicious Coconut Curry

Yield: 4-6 people

Easy and Delicious Coconut Curry

Easy and Delicious Coconut Curry


  • 1 teaspoon coconut oil
  • 1/2 yellow onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon of curry powder
  • 1 can coconut milk
  • 1 tablespoon of soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon pure maple syrup
  • 2 small purple yams or sweet potatoes , chopped
  • 1 small zucchini, chopped
  • 2 carrots, chopped
  • 1/2 a head of broccoli, chopped
  • 1 cup quinoa or rice, rinsed
  • 2 cups water


  1. Cook the quinoa or rice following packaging instructions.
  2. Melt the cocunut oil in a salute pan over medium heat, add onions and garlic and salute until fragrant for about 5 minutes.
  3. Add the coconut milk, curry powder, soya sauce and maple syrup and combine, bring to a boil.
  4. Bring the sauce to a simmer and add the yam or sweet potatoes, cover the pan and steam in the sauce for about 10 minutes.
  5. Add the rest of the vegetables, coat them with the sauce, cover and steam until fork-tender.
  6. Serve over quinoa or rice and enjoy!

Easy and Delicious Coconut Curry

This recipe was a hit last night and it was very easy to make!

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35 responses to “Easy and Delicious Coconut Curry {Recipe}”

  1. Looks yummy

  2. Yum! This looks delicious – very easy to recreate as well! Thanks for sharing

  3. We’ve done a similar version…..so tasty!

  4. What a fantastic dish! It looks so good! Thanks for the recipe!

  5. This looks lovely. Coconut and Curry is my favourite.I would never have thought of pairing sweet potato with it.

  6. I going to have to give this one a try, for sure. I LOVE anything coconut!

  7. Wow,this looks delicious

  8. Just the look of this dish would make me want to try it

  9. My guys requested curry tonight, this version might be happening!

  10. I’m planning on making this tomorrow!

  11. I love having curry with coconut in it, it really kicks it up a notch and makes it really creamy.

  12. This sounds like such a delicious and healthy curry that I plan to get the ingredients on my next grocery shopping trip and try it out. Thank you for this recipe.

  13. I love curry foods and this one sounds especially delicious!

  14. I’d have to use less curry (I’m not a fan) but this sounds so good that I don’t plan on missing out 🙂

  15. curry is one of my favourite foods though I have never added maple syrup to a dish befpre

  16. I am thinking maple syrup might be a nice addition

  17. I’ve never really made a curry before, but this looks really yummy!

  18. good combination of flavours

  19. This is a delicious dish

  20. This sounds very flavorful and tasty with the curry and coconut.I love the variety of veggies in it too.Thanks for posting it.

  21. This sounds so delicious, and with quinoa!

  22. This looks so appealing the way it’s displayed and I bet it is delicious too.Thank you for the recipe and the beautiful pictures.

  23. This looks and sound delicious and healthy.

  24. I always seem to order these curries when I go out for Thai food – I love the light coconut flavour.

  25. Mm love that it has sweet potato!

  26. Hubby enjoyed this dish,Curry after all is his favorite

  27. love adding coconut milk into curry, it really takes the flavour to another level

  28. sounds awesome , thanks for sharing i will def be trying it out , i think it would be a hit in our home , i love trying new recipes 🙂

  29. I like this for evening we want a light dinner,its delicious

  30. This recipe looks really good but I I’d have to leave out the curry because my body doesn’t react well to it.

  31. what a fine dinner or lunch this would make

  32. I love coconut and curry (Thai food fan), and this looks simple and delicious. Pinning.

  33. This looks like a very delicious recipe for coconut curry

  34. This looks healthy and super delicous. I’m a sucker for curries with coconut.

  35. Looks delicious and fancy! 🙂 Curries are so good.

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