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A bowl of green vegetable curry with rice and a slice of lime in a white bowl with chopsticks on the marble table

LIGHTENED UP GREEN VEGETABLE CURRY

Homemade green curry sauce mixed with coconut milk, eggplant, bell pepper, and tofu. The most delicious, healthy, and easy to make meal.
Course Entree, Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 4 Servings
Calories 201 kcal
Author Linda Meyer

Ingredients

FOR THE SAUCE

  • ½ cup fresh cilantro
  • ½ cup fresh pea tendrils optional
  • 3 green onions ends removed
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 1 Thai red chili or serrano chili seeds removed
  • Juice from 1 lime
  • 1 lemongrass stalk
  • 1 tbsp curry
  • 1 tbsp fresh ginger
  • 1 tsp coriander
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 1 tbsp fresh ginger

FOR THE VEGETABLES

  • ¼ cup water
  • 1 medium eggplant diced
  • 1 red bell pepper seeded and diced
  • 14 oz 397 g firm tofu, pressed
  • 14 oz 398 ml low fat coconut milk
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

FOR THE SAUCE

  1. Put the sauce ingredients in a blender and blend until it becomes a smooth thick pase.

FOR THE VEGETABLES

  1. Heat the water in a large skillet on medium-high heat. Add the eggplant and bell pepper and cook for approximately ten minutes, or until they soften. Stir frequently. Add more water to avoid sticking if necessary. Add the tofu and stir to combine. Cook for five minute, stirring often. Add the green curry sauce, coconut milk, and salt and pepper to taste. Stir well to combine and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat to low and simmer for 20 minutes. Stir frequently.
  2. Eat as is or make some rice to go with it.

Recipe Notes

If you like a stronger curry flavor, add more spices.

The Nutrition Facts are an estimate only.

Nutrition Facts
LIGHTENED UP GREEN VEGETABLE CURRY
Amount Per Serving
Calories 201 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Fat 10g15%
Saturated Fat 7g44%
Sodium 127mg6%
Potassium 593mg17%
Carbohydrates 17g6%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 7g8%
Protein 8g16%
Vitamin A 1785IU36%
Vitamin C 45.3mg55%
Calcium 63mg6%
Iron 2.4mg13%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.