Creamy and comforting, hearty and healthy, vibrant veggie curries are the ultimate adaptable dinner. You can turn up the heat or skip on the spice depending on your tastes, and add in whichever veggies you like best.
Try our West Indian sweet potato curry with creamy coconut and Madras spices for a gobstopping five of your five-a-day. Whether you’re ready to spend time in the kitchen creating an authentic masterpiece or a super speedy 20 minute meal, we have your perfect recipe.
From storecupboard dhals to delicious dopiazas, get even more veggie curry recipes in our ultimate collection.
1. Chickpea curry
King of curries, sultan of the storecupboard, the humble chickpea is perfect for whipping up a veggie feast. This South Indian Kadala curry makes a simple veggie dinner or a substantial side dish paired with a range of veg-packed plates.
Try pairing it up with fluffy rice and our healthy, budget tarka dhal. You can prep it in just 10 minutes with a handful of ingredients.
2. Spinach, sweet potato & lentil dhal
Once you’ve tried our easy lentil one-pot, you’ll be making a batch every week. This vegan dhal is low-fat, low-calorie and counts as three of your five-a-day. Simply prep in 10 minutes and bubble away to your liking. It’s even freezable if you want to parcel up future meals for busy evenings. Try topping with crunchy spring onions and basil to serve.
Want to bulk up your curry offering? Pair this dish with our speedy red pepper chana masala you can make in 20 minutes.
3. Roasted aloo gobi
This extra-special aloo gobi uses roasted veg for maximum flavour. It’s hard to believe this punchy potato-based dish is healthy and takes just fifteen minutes to prepare. Stir in a dollop of cooling yogurt and sprinkle with coriander to serve.
If you’re feeling adventurous, try making your own Indian flatbreads as a fresh side dish. You’ll never go back to buying them once you’ve tasted them warm from the pan.
4. Roasted aubergine & tomato curry
Rich, fragrant and slightly sweet, this roasted aubergine curry makes a great midweek fix. Baby aubergines are ideal for using in curries and stews and they have an almost meaty texture that’ll bulk up your mix. Add in a tin of chopped tomatoes, coconut milk and a few spices for a simple family meal.
Try a traditional Indian side dish like our easy chapatis. You can cook these on a pan using just a handful of ingredients. Use them to scoop up mouthfuls of curry and mop up those all-important final morsels.
5. Kidney bean curry
This rescue recipe will save you from hunger when there’s nothing in the fridge. Our cheap and delicious kidney bean curry can be put together in just five minutes. You can add in any veggies languishing in the fridge (like mushrooms, peppers or a sorry bag of spinach) for extra flavour.
Hungry for even more classic veggie sides? Try our matar paneer with chunks of smooth cheese, peas and a spicy tomato sauce. Throw in a couple of chillis if you’re ready to bring the heat.
6. Coconut & squash dhansak
Our coconut & squash dhansak is a 20-minute time-saver that uses squash cooked in the microwave rather than roasted in the oven. It’s rich, satisfying and is packed with nutritious ingredients you might already have to hand. Serve with a spoonful of yogurt and a naan warm from the oven.
Our toasted cumin flatbreads make a the perfect side dish. Use our clever hack for a stretchy two ingredient dough and season with toasted cumin seends.
7. Jerk sweet potato & black bean curry
Go for a Caribbean-style curry with our sweet potato & black bean dish. Our five-star veggie feast is choc-full of jerk seasoning and goes well with traditional rice and peas. Add a splash of coconut milk to tone down the heat if you prefer and box up leftovers for lunch the next day.
8. Creamy veggie korma
Creamy and healthy aren’t normally two words that go together, but we’ve managed it with our simple veggie korma recipe.You can even pop it in the slow cooker and leave it to simmer if you don’t fancy time spent in the kitchen. Be sure to bookmark this, we guarantee you’ll be adding it to your weekly meal rotation.
Try making a batch of our easy mango chutney naan breads to serve with your curry.
9. Thai curry
Take a trip to Southeast Asia with our easy vegan Thai curry. This wholesome bowl of noodles, fragrant spices and chunky veg makes a flavoursome, warming family meal.
Go all out and serve up a feast of flavours with our crunchy sesame pak choi, some fresh veg parcels and a Thai cucumber salad.
10. Carrot biryani
Try a brilliant biryani with a twist. This Indian-spiced delight is packed with grated carrot, crunchy roasted cashews and a smattering of chilli. Great for casual entertaining, this budget-friendly meal can be served straight from the pan with fresh coriander.
For a showstopping finish, serve with our easy onion bhajis and our spinach & sweet potato samosas.
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