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Creamy Vegan Curry with Cyrpiot New Potatoes, Roasted Cauliflower, Tomatoes and Green Beans served with naan bread.

Creamy Vegan Curry

An easy midweek winter warmer made with Cypriot New Potatoes, Roasted Cauliflower, Tomatoes and Green Beans in a spicy coconut sauce.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian, vegan
Keyword curry, easy vegan recipes
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 2
Author Chris Mosler @thinlyspread


  • 2 tbsp sunflower oil
  • 1 leek, trimmed and chopped
  • 100 g Tesco Cypriot New Potatoes
  • 1/2 cauliflower, broken into florets
  • 2 large tomatoes, quartered
  • 30 g french beans, toped, tailed and sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled and chopped
  • 1 inch fresh ginger, peeled and chopped
  • 1 1/2 tbsp cumin seeds
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1 tsp ground coriander
  • 1 tsp ground paprika
  • 1 tsp ground turmeric
  • 1 tbsp medium blend curry powder
  • 1 vegetable stock cube I used Kallo
  • 1/2 can coconut milk I used full fat
  • 1/2 cup water
  • chopped chillis and naan bread to serve


  • Preheat the oven to 180C/350F
  • Drizzle 1 tbsp of the sunflower oil into a baking tray, add a good pinch of cumin seeds and the cauliflower florets and roast in the oven for 10 - 15 minutes until just beginning to brown.
  • Heat the rest of the sunflower oil in a large, heavy bottomed, frying pan.
  • Add the chopped leeks, cover and fry for 5 minutes until soft.
  • Add the ginger and garlic and fry gently for a further minute.
  • Add the rest of the cumin seeds, the coriander, paprika, curry powder, turmeric and the cinnamon stick and fry for a few seconds until aromatic.
  • Add the potatoes and stir to cover with the spice mix.
  • Crumble in the stock cube, add the coconut milk and water and cook for 15-20 minutes until the potatoes are soft.
  • Add the tomatoes, the beans and the roasted cauliflower, stir and cook, covered for a further 5 minutes until the beans are cooked. Add more water if the sauce is too dry.
  • Serve, topped with chopped red chilli and warm naan bread on the side.