Green curries are a very versatile dish and are a great meal for warmer weather. Thanks to their fresh and fragrant flavor. Ingredients in this recipe can easily be added or switched for anyone with allergies. This curry can be a simple way to add a few serves of veggies to your daily intake. It is also a family friendly meal- simply adjust the amount of curry paste to suit your little one’s palate.

 

The real heroes of this dish are the gorgeous green veggies! If you use a store bought paste, ensure that you check the label for animal ingredients such as fish extract or milk.

 

Prep time: 5-10 minutes

Cooking time: 25-30 minutes

Ingredients:
  • 1 small head of broccoli, cut into florets.
  • 1 green capsicum (bell pepper), cut into small strips.
  • 2 cups of green beans, roughly chopped.
  • 2 cups of pre-soaked or canned brown lentils.
  • 2 large white potatoes, diced and parboiled.
  • 375ml/ 13.5fl oz can of coconut milk.
  • 2 TBSp of green curry paste.
  • 1 cup of water.
  • Optional extras: mushrooms, bamboo shoots, water chestnuts.
Method:
  • Simmer the water, potatoes, capsicum, beans, broccoli, and any other veggies in a saucepan over a medium heat while stirring regularly for 10 minutes
  • Add the lentils and curry paste and continue to simmer while stirring for a further 10 minutes
  • As the water reduces, add the coconut milk and continue to stir as it simmers until the ingredients have combined and thickened slightly

This recipe serves 4-6 adults (with rice) and can easily be frozen in single servings for a quick work lunch or even dinner when it’s been ‘one of those days’! If you’re looking for a starter, head over and check out this, Toasted Pecan And Grapefruit Salad

 

A Note From The Staff At ‘Raise Vegan’ 

Happy Vegan Eating, and don’t forget to check us out on the Main Facebook Group, where we discuss toddlers and food. There are over thirty thousand vegan parents there, all raising little vegans.

There is also a Vegan Eats For Little Feet Group, where parents get together, share recipes, swap disaster stories, and generally learn the best ways to hide the broccoli in the food for kids. So it’s worth checking out, and know that even though your kids are vegan, it doesn’t mean they’re going to suddenly love those brussel sprouts and carrot soup.

 

If Facebook isn’t your go to social media, we can usually be found liking far too many amazing dishes on Instagram. If you’re raising a vegan family, be sure to tag us on there, and we’ll have a chance to feature your vegan family, or amazing vegan dishes on our main page!

Lastly, don’t forget to have a quick peak on Pinterest, where we pin all these amazing recipes, and ideas. We receive over 250,000 weekly viewers on Pinterest, so we must be doing something right.

 

Happy Veganing Everyone, we are very happy that you’ve found us, and you’re raising little vegans. The world needs more people like you.