Indian Chickpea and Sweet Potato Curry

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This is one of those recipes that I go back to whenever I need something warm and hearty. Previously to this recipe, I had never used curry paste in my cooking. I had been rather curious to buy it for quite some time, but it was not until I took part of the vegan challenge that I came over this recipe and was simply blown away by its rich taste. And who knew that putting sweet potatoes into a curry and eating it with rice could be this sensational!

Indian Chickpea and Sweet Potato Curry

  • Servings: 4
  • Difficulty: easy
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Ingredients:

  • 1 sweet potato
  • 1 can of chickpeas
  • 1 can of crushed tomatoes
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 can of coconut milk
  • 1 yellow onion
  • 3 tsp red curry paste
  • 4 cm ginger
  • ½-1 red chilli
  • canola oil
  • 1 lime
  • 2 Tbsp chopped coriander
  • 1 cup of spinach
  • rice
  • sesame seeds

Directions:

  1. Boil the rice.
  2. Chop the onion, ginger and chilli. Put into a heated frying pan with canola oil and the curry paste.
  3. Peel the sweet potato and chop it into fairly large cubes (twice the size of chickpeas).
  4. Add the sweet potato and chickpeas into the frying pan and continue to fry for a few minutes.
  5. Pour the crushed tomatoes into the skillet and add the salt and pepper. As it starts to boil, lower the heat and let it simmer until the sweet potato is soft.
  6. Add the coconut milk together with the spinach and chopped coriander. Squeeze the juice out of the lime. Stir and let it continue to simmer for a few minutes.
  7. Serve with rice and your desired salad. I decided to fry some addition tofu on the side.
  8. Sprinkle some sesame seeds over your curry.

Enjoy!

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Veggieburger à la Lindström

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Veggieburger à la Lindström

  • Servings: 4
  • Time: 30 min
  • Difficulty: easy
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Ingredients:

  • 1 can of mixed beans or kidney beans
  • 0,75 dl rolled oats
  • ½ yellow onion
  • 1 medium steamed beetroot
  • 1 salty pickled cucumber
  • 1 TBP wheat flour
  • 1 TBP apple cider vinegar
  • chopped parsley
  • salt and pepper

Directions

  1. Fill the bottom of a steamer with water. While the water is coming to a boil, wash the beet, cut off the stem and tap root. Do not peel.
  2. Steam covered for 15-20 min. The beet is cooked when you can easily insert a fork into the beet. Remove from heat and allow to cool.
  3. Rinse the beans and drain. Mix them in a food processor or with a hand blender. Add oats and blend, and pour the batter into a bowl.
  4. Finely chop the onion, beet, and pickle. Stir into the beans along with the flour, vinergar, parsley, salt and pepper.
  5. Shape into 4 patties and fry in oil. Approx. 5 min on each side.
  6. Serve with your desired side dish.

Enjoy!

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Warm Coconut Chia Pudding and Oats with Berries

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1st of March is here! I’m finally well again and my internet is back. Can I get a hallelujah?! This calls for a fresh start with things. Not only when it comes to falling behind on my running, but also facing new challenges.

A month back I registered to take part of a national vegan challenge (550 persons will take part) and today is the first day for me to eat purely vegan food during one month. I’ve previously consumed a lot of cheese, eggs (organic), créme fraîche and yoghurt, but everything will change from now on. Thankfully there are fascinating and versatile vegan options out there for me to try out. All I know is that I’m excited and nervous at the same tame. Now that I think of it, some of the things I eat are actually vegan, it’s just that I haven’t thought about it before! Just like this bowl of coconut chia and oats with berries that I eat for breakfast. Delicious and incredibly healthy at the same time. Yum!

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Warm Coconut Chia Pudding and Oats with Berries

  • Servings: 2 (small)
  • Difficulty: easy
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Ingredients:

  • 1 TBP chia seeds
  • 1 dl coconut milk + extra according to taste
  • 4 TBP rolled oats
  • Raspberries
  • Blueberries
  • Shredded coconut

Directions

  1. Stir together chia seeds and coconut milk in a bowl. 
  2. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate over night.
  3. Stir rolled oats into the chia mixture and add a dash of milk. 
  4. Put into the microwave or heat on the stove until warm.
  5. Spoon into serving bowls. Top with raspberries, blueberries (or preferred berries and fruit) and shredded coconut.

Enjoy!

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