It’s getting hot in here! 🎵 Or maybe it’s just all that delish curry. It’s awfully tough to beat a bold, creamy curry, especially on a chilly day, and what makes them even better is the plethora of vegetarian curry recipes out there to try! For us, it’s the combination of spices and getting the texture just right that really makes a curry stand out above the rest, and these recipes below are not only incredibly tasty, but also vibrant and beautiful when served. So buckle up for this vegetarian curry adventure, and make sure to show some love to the recipe creators when you find one you love!
1. Dishing Out Health‘s Tofu Tikka Masala
Jamie is a registered dietitian, and as her blog’s name suggests, she dishes out all kinds of delicious and healthy recipes! We love the fact that she preserves the traditional flavors of a tikka masala (which is normally prepared with chicken), and by using extra firm tofu you still get that chunky texture like you would with the chicken. Definitely worth a try!
2. My Green Passion‘s Palak Tofu
My Green Passion’s Palak Tofu is actually a veganized version of the traditional palak paneer, which uses spinach and cottage cheese. This one has a more refreshing taste, and their addition of coconut cream makes the consistency a bit creamier and rounds out the flavor with a touch of sweetness.
3. Real and Vibrant‘s Coconut Chickpea Curry
While some curries can take over an hour to prepare, this mouth-watering recipe takes just 30 minutes. What makes this one special is that you have the flexibility to eat it on its own as a soup, or you can complete the meal with naan or rice. Of course, you can technically eat all curries by themselves, but this vegetarian curry recipe is more full of whole ingredients as apposed to mixing them all into a paste, so it’s like eating a chunky soup. Not to mention, the chickpeas add a heartiness to it that really fills you up!
4. Happy Veggie Kitchen‘s Butter Halloumi Curry
If you’re as big a fan of cheese as we are, you’ll absolutely love this simple, delicious butter halloumi curry! Halloumi has a high melting point, which makes it perfect for tossing into a hot curry, and it adds a decadent twist to a traditional Indian curry.
5. Nora Cooks‘ Vegan Thai Red Curry
This vegan Thai red curry is a classic dish that packs big flavor and plenty of spice. It’s made with a variety of fresh ingredients and fragrant spices, which creates an intensely flavorful sauce that’s perfect when paired with crunchy vegetables and served alongside rice.
6. Savory Tooth‘s Roasted Cauliflower Curry
Savory Tooth’s Roasted cauliflower curry is a culinary delight that bursts with flavor. It’s basically a tikka masala with roasted cauliflower, and the subtle sweetness of the roasted cauliflower really compliments the spices in the curry sauce to create an aromatic and savory experience. And when paired with some cooked basmati rice, it’s a healthy vegetarian meal that’s perfect for any night of the week.
7. VegeVega‘s Easy Vegan Sweet Potato Chickpea & Spinach Curry
This vegan sweet potato chickpea & spinach curry is a delicious and nutritious dish that’s perfect for weeknight dinners or entertaining. The combination of sweet potatoes, chickpeas, and spinach is brought to life with the addition of aromatic spices like cumin, and paprika. And potatoes are the heartiest of hearty ingredients, so this is guaranteed to fill you up! The result is an intoxicating mix of sweet and savory flavor that tastes amazing. So easy to make yet so satisfying, this curry can easily become your go-to vegan meal!
8. The Fiery Vegetarian‘s Creamy Black Bean Curry
Creamy black bean curry is an incredibly flavorful and unique vegan dish that is sure to tantalize your taste buds. The combination of black beans, coconut cream, and the right mix of spices creates a distinctively delicious flavor unlike any other. Serve it over rice or with naan for a comforting meal that’s sure to satisfy. It’s truly one-of-a-kind and perfect for special occasions.
9. Wok & Kin‘s Cà Ri Chay (Vegetarian Vietnamese Curry)
Wok & Kin’s Cà Ri Chay is an incredible Vietnamese vegetarian curry recipe that has a buttery, nutty flavor and uses all kinds of vegetarian-friendly ingredients, which makes every bite unique and different. They recommend dipping bread into it to soak up the curry, and we can attest to how delicious it is!
10. Contentedness Cooking‘s Massaman Curry with Roasted Potatoes
Massaman curry is an utterly delicious and comforting dish that is sure to satisfy your taste buds. This spicy Thai curry is made with aromatic massaman curry paste, coconut milk, potatoes, peanuts, and other ingredients for a flavor unlike any other. It’s not overly hot but still packs a punch of flavor that lingers on the palate long after the meal is over.
11. My Green Passion‘s Peanut Tempeh Curry
Peanut tempeh curry is a delicious and vegan meal that’s packed with flavor. Made with protein-rich tempeh, lots of fragrant spices, and even some peanut butter, this recipe brings an incredible depth of flavor and richness to the dish.
These 11 vegetarian curry recipes have something for everyone. Whether you’re looking for a quick weeknight dinner or a more involved recipe for the weekend, these dishes will hit the spot. Enjoyed with naan bread, jasmine rice, or steamed vegetables, each of these dishes offers an exquisite and delicious flavor experience that is sure to satisfy any meat-free meal craving. With so many delicious options to choose from, it may be hard to decide which curry dish you’ll make next!