Candy Potato + Kale Inexperienced Curry with Tofu

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Shawn Lukas

Right here in Vancouver, it’s been raining continuous for what actually looks like weeks on finish. There have been (fortunately) a couple of little breaks right here and there, however the rain, it simply retains on coming! Large, juicy drops that make that dreadful drought final summer season really feel like a far-off fairy story (that we by no means wish to inform once more). It’s simply that point of 12 months for this a part of the world, after we long-time Vancouverites simply attempt to hold on till the clouds break and we are able to see some mild – and hopefully steal in a couple of moments to absorb the entire spring blooms which have began to indicate us their little (attractive) faces.

This recipe makes a beautiful little meal that may be created rapidly and can heat the bones in a flavourful method on a dreary winter’s night time. The spice from the inexperienced curry paste brings slightly warmth together with it, and I really like discovering extra methods to feed the household slightly extra kale and people extremely nutritious orange veggies. Use this recipe as a base to attempt different veggies too – carrots, peppers, cabbage – they might all work completely on this combination and I extremely encourage experimentation to seek out your favorite combo. Use agency tofu right here, and make sure you salt it a short time you prepare dinner it, it should prove completely chewy with a beautiful outer texture.

Sweet Potato + Kale Green Curry with Tofu

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Sweet Potato + Kale Green Curry with Tofu
Sweet Potato + Kale Green Curry with Tofu

Candy Potato + Kale Inexperienced Curry with Tofu:

1 400 gram package deal agency plain tofu, rinsed and cubed
3 tbsp cooking oil (grapeseed or sunflower is nice)
1 medium orange yam, peeled and cubed
1/2 massive purple onion, chopped coarsely
2 cans coconut milk
2 tbsp inexperienced curry paste (extra to style)
1 tbsp pure sugar
2 tbsp soy sauce
1 cup sliced snow peas
4 cups washed child kale

To garnish:

recent cilantro
sambal oelek (spicy chilli paste)
black sesame seeds
sesame oil

First, put together the entire veggies and have them prepared earlier than you begin the cooking course of. Warmth the oil in a big wok and add the cubed tofu and a sprinkle of salt. Cook dinner till crispy on the skin, about 10 minutes, stirring right here and there to prepare dinner evenly. Take away from the pan and put aside.

In the identical wok, warmth one other tablespoon of oil. Add the chopped yam and purple onion, and prepare dinner one other 3-4 minutes. Add the coconut milk, inexperienced curry paste, sugar, and soy sauce and prepare dinner for 10 minutes on medium warmth till the yam has softened. Add the sliced snow peas and child kale and prepare dinner till the greens are simply wilted and vivid inexperienced. Stir within the cooked tofu and style for salt.

Serve scorching garnished with recent cilantro, sambal oelek, black sesame seeds, and sesame oil. Be happy to serve over rice or noodles too! Scrumptious dinner in 20 minutes. Leftovers will hold within the fridge for a number of days. Recipe serves about 4-6 hungry people relying on what it’s served with.

Sweet Potato + Kale Green Curry with Tofu
Sweet Potato + Kale Green Curry with Tofu