Delicious Veggie Curry

Ingredients:

 

  • 1/2 cup (60g) unsalted cashews 
  • 1/2 cup (110g) Water
  •  1 cup (90g) mushrooms
  • 1 cup (170g)Sweet Potato
  • 1cup (70g) Cauliflower Florets
  • 1/2 of a Cayenne pepper
  • 1/4-1/2 cup (60-110g) Chicken Broth (to be used in place of oil)
  • 1 cup (110g) Shallots
  • 1.5 teaspoons grated ginger
  • 1-2 cloves garlic minced 
  • 1 teaspoon garam masala
  • 1 teaspoon gram madras 
  • 2 teaspoons cumin 
  • 1.5 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon lime juice 
  • ½ (110g) cup chicken broth
  • ¼ cup (50g) tomato paste
  • ½ cup (6-7g) chopped cilantro
  •  3 handfulls (1 cup) fresh spinach 
  • 1/2 cup ( 110g) coconut milk 

Method:

  1. Place 60g (1/2cup) cashews and 1/2 cup (110g) water into a bowl or blender and then set aside.
  2. Prep all the veg( mushrooms, cauliflower, sweet potatoes, shallots, and cayenne pepper) copping into small pieces before starting with step 3.
  3. Place the diced mushrooms and sweet potatoes into a pan over medium heat along with 3 Tablespoons chicken broth and let them cook for 5-7 minutes then add the diced cauliflower and continue to cook/fry the veg adding more chicken broth as needed to ensure the veg do not burn. Cook until all the veg is tender and set aside off heat.
  4. While the veg is cooking place  2 Tablespoon of Chicken broth into a frying pan over medium-high heat. Let the broth sputter, then add the shallots. Stir and cook the shallots for 4 to 5 minutes, or until they start to become translucent. Add the grated ginger,  garlic, spices, and lime juice  and cook while stirring for 1-2 minutes – adding more broth as needed. Stir in the tomato paste and (110g) ½ cup chicken broth.
  5. Add this shallot, garlic, spice mixture to the blender of water and cashews. Blend all ingredients together until smooth.
  6. Pour the blended sauce into the dish of veg (sweet potato, cauliflower, and mushrooms) Stir in the spinach, coconut milk, and cilantro. Heat on low and stir curry for 5 minutes  or until the spinach has wilted and the curry is hot and ready to serve. 
  7. Enjoy over rice or on its own.