Vegetarian curry with tofu

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Easy vegetable curry, Change4Life
Easy vegetable curry, Change4Life
  • Serves: 4

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  • Skill level: Easy peasy

  • Costs: Cheap as chips

Cooking for veggies doesn't have to be boring. Spice up the evening with this simple-to-make curry packed with fresh vegetables for an unforgettable dinner


  • 1tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 eating apple, cored and chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 2tbsp balti curry paste
  • 2 carrots, sliced
  • 400g can chopped tomatoes
  • 150g cauliflower or broccoli, broken into florets
  • 200g canned chickpeas, drained
  • 150g marinated tofu pieces
  • 300ml ( pint) vegetable stock
  • 200g brown long grain rice (or use white long grain rice)
  • 50g frozen peas, thawed

You can substitute Quorn pieces for the marinated tofu and instead of chickpeas, use 200g potatoes cut into small chunks.


  1. Heat the vegetable oil in a large saucepan. Add the onion, apple and garlic and stir-fry for 2-3 mins. Stir in the curry paste and cook for a few seconds.
  2. Add the carrots, tomatoes, cauliflower or broccoli, chickpeas, tofu and stock. Simmer, partially covered, for 25-30 mins, adding a little extra stock or water if the curry looks like it is getting too dry.
  3. At the same time, cook the brown rice in gently boiling water for 25-30 mins, or until tender. (If you are using white rice, it will only take 12 mins to cook).
  4. Add the peas to the curry and heat for a few moments. Season with some pepper, if needed. Drain the rice thoroughly and serve with the curry.

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Nutritional information per portion

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  • Calories 386(kcal)
  • Fat 11.0g
  • Saturates 1.0g
  • Sugars 14.0g
  • Salt 0.8g

This nutritional information is only a guide and is based on 2,000 calories per day. For more information on eating a healthy diet, please visit the Food Standards Agency website.

Guideline Daily Amount for 2,000 calories per day are: 70g fat, 20g saturated fat, 90g sugar, 6g salt.

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