Tag: Coconut

Vegan Moqueca

Vegan Moqueca

Plant-based living is sweeping the world, and where traditional recipes were once considered sacrosanct, many are now open to adapting fish and meat-based recipes to plant-based. So here is moqueca veganised! I was a bit nervous about adapting this recipe because these traditional recipes are…

Vegan “Kukul Mas” Kariya – Sri Lankan Curry

Vegan “Kukul Mas” Kariya – Sri Lankan Curry

Kukul Mas Kariya/Sri Lankan Curry Kukul Mas Kariya is a chicken curry from Sri Lanka, but naturally there’s no kukul in this! It’s totally 100% plant-based. This is perfect for anyone wanting to reduce meat in their diet, who are meat-free, or have chosen to…

Jackfruit Rendang

Jackfruit Rendang

Rendang Curry- is what? There are many recipes online today for chicken rendang (rendang ayam), but this particular dish comes from west Sumatra in Indonesia and is traditionally made with beef. It became really popular in Malaysia and Singapore where you’ll find most of your…

Mangalorean Curry Base

Mangalorean Curry Base

Mangalorean Curry Mangalore is a region of southern India, and this curry is usually made with chicken where it t is known as Kori Ghassi. Mangalorean curry is firy, but offset with the sweetness from the shredded coconut and coconut milk. The spice from the…

East African “Kuku Paka” Curry

East African “Kuku Paka” Curry

Kuku Paka – Curry of East African Origin Kuku paka is a chicken and coconut curry popular across East Africa, such as Malawi, Tanzania, Kenya, and Uganda. Its origins are from India, but has a distinctly African influence and is very easy to make. This…

Coconut Rice

Coconut Rice

Coconut rice is eaten all around south-east Asia, and is not difficult to make. All you need is Jasmine rice, a little salt and can of coconut milk. This recipe is a basic coconut rice recipe, and there’s no reason why you couldn’t pimp it…

Thai Curry – Red Thai Curry with Chickpea & Squash

Thai Curry – Red Thai Curry with Chickpea & Squash

Thai Curry – Red Style with chickpea and squash Most Thai dishes contain shrimp paste and/or fish sauce, neither of which is vegetarian-friendly. This makes it difficult to buy pre-made Thai curry sauces available in packets or jars. So here’s how to make your own…

Lotus Root Curry (Nelum Ala)

Lotus Root Curry (Nelum Ala)

Lotus Root Lotus root isn’t something we eat a lot of in the UK and you’ll rarely see lotus root dishes, let alone lotus root curry,  in most Asian restaurants. Yet if you go into any Asian supermarket, you’ll find a basket full of it!…

Jackfruit Curry (Gulai Nangka)

Jackfruit Curry (Gulai Nangka)

The easiest way to buy jackfruit in the UK is in a tin (around 565g tin). Larger Asian supermarkets may sell them fresh or frozen, but tinned is often easily obtainable. You can buy jackfruit either young and unripe, which is better for curries, or…