This is it – THIS is the ultimate dreary day comfort food. The warming spices of curry complement sweet, creamy coconut milk and savory vegetable broth to form the base for this curry, while sweet potatoes and peas lend texture, flavor, and nutrition. A sprinkling of peanuts and sesame seeds adds delightful crunch that ties this curry together.
Sweet Potato and Pea Curry
To make this curry, you will need:
– 1 T curry powder
– 1 t salt
– 1/2 t pepper
– 1/2 cumin
– 1/4 turmeric
– 1/2 t ginger
– 1 medium sweet onion, diced
– 12 oz peas, either fresh or heated from frozen
– 2 medium sweet potatoes, cubed
– 1 cup vegetable broth (STILL OBSESSED with this powder from Giant!)
– 14 oz light coconut milk
– Peanuts, cilantro, sesame seeds, etc for garnish
To start out, heat a large pot on the stove over medium. Add your spices and let toast for about 30 seconds, stirring constantly. Add your onion and half of the vegetable broth and let cook for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Once the onion pieces are translucent, add the cubed sweet potato, coconut milk, and remaining vegetable broth. Bring to a boil, reduce to a fast simmer, and cover your pot. Let simmer for 15-20 minutes (until the sweet potatoes are fork-tender), stirring every 5 minutes. Add the peas in with 5 minutes of cook time remaining.
That’s it! That’s literally it! I told you it was easy! Serve it up over some brown rice (or basmati… or white… or quinoa! Quinoa is always good), garnish however you please, and relish in the cozy warmth of your homemade curry.