The coconut curry is one of my absolute favorite dishes. It’s vegan, gluten-free, easy to prepare and simply tastes heavenly. This recipe is perfect for a quick and easy meal. You only need a few ingredients and it takes just a few minutes to prepare. I call it 5 ingredient curry because it’s actually only 5-ingredients that you might need to get hold of.
the ingredients for the coconut curry with vegetables and tofu
For the coconut curry you only need the following few ingredients, which you may already have in your pantry.
1. Broccoli – Broccoli is a very healthy vegetable and contains many nutrients, vitamins and minerals. This little green bud is packed with nutrients and has many health benefits. Broccoli is high in vitamin C, beta-carotene, folic acid, calcium, magnesium, iron and fiber. It is also high in antioxidants that help protect cells from damage.
Some studies have shown that broccoli can reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and even cancer. Broccoli can also help relieve symptoms of asthma and allergies. So you should incorporate broccoli into your diet on a regular basis to reap all of its health benefits.
Broccoli is not only healthy, but also very tasty. It can be eaten raw, but most people like it cooked. Broccoli can be prepared in a variety of ways, such as in a salad, soup, casserole or pizza. You can smoke broccoli, but you shouldn’t. It is better to roast, boil, roast or eat the broccoli raw. 😉
2. Chickpeas – Not only are they a healthy food, but they also have a long history in the kitchen. They are an essential part of Indian cuisine and have been used in many dishes for centuries. Chickpeas are rich in nutrients and contain many vitamins and minerals. They’re a good source of fiber and protein, so they can be a healthy meal for people of all ages.
Chickpeas are also a good choice for people with diabetes as they help regulate blood sugar. Chickpeas can be used in many different dishes and are a healthy addition to any meal.
3. Tofu (also an optional ingredient here because the curry tastes delicious without it too)- Tofu is a popular food in Asian countries and is gradually becoming more popular in Western countries as well. Tofu is a healthy food rich in protein and nutrients. It also has some health benefits. Tofu is a good source of calcium, iron and vitamin B1. Tofu also contains antioxidants that can reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease. Tofu is also a good alternative to meat as it contains less fat.
Tofu can be prepared in a variety of ways. It can be boiled, fried, baked or used in soups and sauces. Tofu is a versatile food that can be used in many different dishes.
4. Coconut Milk – is a healthy alternative to regular milk. It contains less fat and more nutrients than conventional dairy products. Coconut milk is also a good source of fiber, which is important for healthy digestion. Coconut milk can be used in many different dishes and gives them an exotic taste. Coconut milk is a healthy food that can be used in many different situations. Coconut milk is commonly used in curries and other Asian dishes.
Coconut milk is also a good alternative to cream in coffee and tea.
5. Curry Paste – is an essential part of Indian cuisine and is made from a mixture of different spices. Curry paste has a variety of health benefits and can be used in a variety of dishes and is a flavorful way to enhance the flavor of dishes.
It contains a number of health-promoting ingredients such as ginger, garlic, turmeric and chili. These ingredients have anti-inflammatory properties and may promote digestive health. Curry pastes are also a good source of antioxidant phytochemicals, which may reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease and cancer.
you always have this ready:
Garlic (you don’t need onions, we can safely do without them here), vegetable oil (or coconut oil) and some cornstarch to thicken, if you like.
Tips for the 5-ingredient curry with broccoli, chickpeas and tofu
This curry tastes best with rice or pasta. If you like it a bit spicier, you can also add chili. For a healthier option, you can also use almond milk instead of coconut milk.
if you like our vegan and quick 5-ingredient curry with broccoli, chickpeas and tofu, you might also be interested in these recipes:
- vegan eggplant curry
- vegan lentil soup with curry and chutney
- Brussels sprouts and chickpea curry
- oriental roasted carrots on lentil salad
- vegan sweet potato quinoa salad
- spicy beetroot curry
5-ingredient curry with broccoli, chickpeas and tofu
- 1 broccoli fresh
- 1 can Chickpeas* approx. 400 g
- 250 mg tofu firm
- 2 garlic
- 500 ml coconut milk*
- 2 tbsp. Red curry paste
- 2-3 tbsp. coconut oil* or vegetable oil
- ½ tbsp. cornstarch
- Clean the broccoli and cut into small florets.
- Peel the garlic and cut into fine slices.
- Drain the chickpeas in a colander and rinse under running water.
- Cut the tofu into cubes (about 1×1 cm).
- Heat coconut oil in a high pan and fry the tofu until crispy. Remove tofu from pan and set aside.
- Briefly sweat the broccoli. Deglaze with the coconut milk and allow the broccoli to cook until tender, but the broccoli should still have a tender bite.
- Now carefully stir in the curry paste. Add the chickpeas and the fried tofu. When the whole thing boil again.
- Then bind with the cornstarch.
The variations are many…