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Vegetable Korma Recipe

A delicious Vegetable Korma Recipe packed with flavorful spices, veggies and a super creamy base. Serve this over rice or quinoa for a wholesome vegetarian and vegan meal. Naturally gluten-free.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Entrées
Cuisine: Indian
Diet: Gluten Free, Vegan, Vegetarian
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 230kcal
Author: Kristen Wood


  • Raw Cashews
  • Tomato Paste
  • Curry Powder


  • 1 tablespoon oil I like to use avocado oil (use ghee if not vegan/dairy-free)
  • 1 onion any variety, chopped
  • 5 garlic cloves minced or grated
  • 1 one-inch knob fresh ginger root grated
  • 1 jalapeno or serrano chile finely chopped
  • ½ cup raw cashews ground or finely chopped
  • 1 potato any variety, peeled and chopped
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1 tablespoon curry powder
  • 1 tablespoon granulated sugar we like to use coconut sugar
  • 1 teaspoon garam masala
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 2 green cardamom pods contents emptied, or ¼ teaspoon ground
  • 2 13.5-ounce can full fat coconut milk
  • ½ cup plain plant-based yogurt use plain Greek if not vegan/dairy-free
  • 4 cups fresh or frozen vegetables any variety you like
  • ¼ cup fresh cilantro chopped (plus extra for garnishing)
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • sea salt or pink salt to taste


  • In a large pot or skillet over medium heat, add the oil, onion, garlic, ginger and chile. Saute for 10 minutes.
  • Add the cashews, potato, tomato paste, curry powder, sugar, garam masala, coriander and cardamom. Saute for 5 minutes longer, stirring frequently.
  • Stir in the coconut milk, yogurt and vegetables. Simmer for 25 minutes, or until the vegetables are tender and the sauce is creamy.
  • Stir in the cilantro and lime juice and then salt to taste. Garnish with more cilantro before serving alongside rice or quinoa. Enjoy!



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Serving: 1bowl | Calories: 230kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 6g | Trans Fat: 1g | Sodium: 76mg | Potassium: 528mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 246IU | Vitamin C: 25mg | Calcium: 82mg | Iron: 3mg