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Hearty Jackfruit Curry with Potatoes and Green Veggies

Have you ever had Jackfruit? Jackfruit is a tropical fruit that grows in Southeast Asia, Africa and South America, but its pulled pork-like texture makes it a unique vegan meat alternative! Dive into the rich and exotic flavors of our Jackfruit Curry with Potatoes and Green Vegetables. This plant-based dish is a perfect blend of tender jackfruit, hearty potatoes, and fresh green veggies, all simmered in a fragrant curry sauce. It's a delicious and nutritious meal that's perfect for any night of the week.

Preparation Time: 15 minutes

Cooking Time: 30 minutes

Equipment You'll Need:

  1. Large Pot: For cooking the curry.

  2. Mixing Spoon: For stirring the curry ingredients.

  3. Knife and Cutting Board: For chopping the onion, garlic, ginger, potatoes, and green beans.

  4. Measuring Spoons and Cups: For accurate measurements of ingredients.

  5. Can Opener: For opening the canned jackfruit and coconut milk.

Nutrition Information (per serving): Serves 1

  • Calories: 288

  • Protein: 10g

  • Fats: 16g

  • Carbs: 35g

  • Fiber: 10g

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Ingredients - Serves 4
  • 1 tbsp. coconut oil

  • 1 onion, finely chopped

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 tbsp. fresh ginger, grated

  • 2 tbsp. curry powder

  • 1 tsp. ground cumin

  • 1 tsp. ground coriander

  • 1 tsp. turmeric powder

  • 14 oz. (400g) canned jackfruit, drained and shredded

  • 2 large potatoes, peeled and diced

  • 1 can (14 oz./400ml) coconut milk

  • 1 cup (240ml) vegetable broth

  • 1 tbsp. tomato paste

  • 1 tsp. salt

  • ½ tsp. black pepper

  • 2 cups (150g) green beans, trimmed and cut into 1-inch pieces

  • 1 cup (150g) peas

  • Fresh cilantro, for garnish

  • Cooked rice or naan, for serving


Step 1: Prep the Ingredients

  • Peel and dice the potatoes, chop the onion, mince the garlic, and grate the ginger. Trim and cut the green beans.

Step 2: Sauté the Aromatics

  • In a large pot, heat the coconut oil over medium heat. Add the chopped onion and sauté until translucent, about 5 minutes.

  • Add the minced garlic and grated ginger, cooking for another minute until fragrant.

Step 3: Add the Spices

  • Stir in the curry powder, ground cumin, ground coriander, and turmeric powder. Cook for 1-2 minutes, allowing the spices to bloom.

Step 4: Add Jackfruit and Potatoes

  • Add the shredded jackfruit and diced potatoes to the pot, stirring to coat them in the spices.

Step 5: Add Liquids and Simmer

  • Pour in the coconut milk, vegetable broth, and tomato paste. Season with salt and black pepper. Bring the mixture to a boil, then reduce the heat and let it simmer for 20 minutes, or until the potatoes are tender.

Step 6: Add Green Vegetables

  • Stir in the green beans and peas, cooking for another 5-7 minutes until the vegetables are tender but still bright green.

Step 7: Serve and Garnish

  • Serve the jackfruit curry over cooked rice or with naan bread. Garnish with fresh cilantro before serving.


Now it's your turn!

Enjoy the rich and exotic flavors of our Jackfruit Curry with Potatoes and Green Vegetables. This hearty and nutritious dish is perfect for any night of the week. Try it out, share your thoughts in the comments, and tag us on social media @fitandnu with your creations. For more flavorful recipes, stay tuned and explore our related posts.

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