Jackfruit Curry – Loving It Vegan

This wealthy and creamy jackfruit curry is made with a aromatic mixture of spices and ‘meaty’ jackfruit in a creamy tomato primarily based sauce!

Jackfruit curry with rice in a black bowl.

In the event you love a very good curry then you should do that superior jackfruit curry. It’s tremendous easy to make and tastes superb.

The jackfruit gives a ‘meaty’ texture that’s much like pulled pork or hen. So it actually works nice in a curry and with a creamy tomato primarily based sauce, we actually have a winner!

You’ll additionally love our BBQ Jackfruit Pulled Pork and our Vegan Jackfruit Tacos.

Recipe Substances:

Labeled ingredients for jackfruit curry.

Ingredient Notes

  • Vegetable inventory – or broth are each nice to make use of.
  • Coconut cream – ought to be canned and unsweetened. You may as well swap this for canned, full fats, unsweetened coconut milk.
  • Younger inexperienced jackfruit – ought to be canned in brine or water (NOT syrup).
  • Coconut sugar – will be switched for mild brown sugar. It’s merely for taste steadiness (balancing out the tartness from the crushed tomato) and doesn’t make the curry candy.
Bowl of jackfruit curry with rice.

Step By Step Directions

You will see full directions and measurements within the recipe card on the backside of the publish. This can be a abstract of the method to go together with the method pictures.

  • Add olive oil to a pot with chopped onions and sauté on medium warmth till the onions are softened (5 minutes).
Olive oil and chopped onions added to pot and sautéed.
  • Add crushed garlic, minced ginger, pink chilis, garam masala, floor coriander, cumin, turmeric and cayenne pepper and sauté for a minute to toast the spices.
Crushed garlic, minced ginger, red chilis, garam masala, ground coriander, cumin, turmeric and cayenne pepper added to pot and sautéed.
  • Add jackfruit and toss with the onions and spices. Cook dinner till the jackfruit is smooth (10 minutes).
Jackfruit added to pot and cooked with the onions and spices until lightly browned.
  • When the jackfruit is smooth use a spatula and a fork to interrupt up the jackfruit and shred it. Cook dinner for an additional 5 minutes till barely browned.
Shredding the jackfruit with a fork.
  • Add crushed tomatoes, vegetable inventory and coconut cream and blend in.
  • Carry to a delicate simmer, then scale back the warmth and simmer gently for half-hour.
Crushed tomato, vegetable stock and coconut cream added to pot and mixed in and then simmered.
  • Add coconut sugar and stir it in. Style check and add salt and pepper to style.
Coconut sugar added to curry and mixed in.
  • Your jackfruit curry is able to serve!
Jackfruit curry in a pot.

Serving Options

Serve it over basmati rice topped with recent chopped cilantro, with some lemon wedges on the facet.

If you wish to add extra sides, then some vegan naan would go rather well to mop up any additional sauce!

Jackfruit curry with rice and lemon wedges in a black bowl.

Jackfruit Curry FAQ

What’s jackfruit?

Jackfruit is a big spiky fruit that is quite common to see in South East Asia. When it’s ripe it’s a candy yellow fruit, however when it’s unripe, the flesh is inexperienced and has a very impartial style in order that it takes on the flavors of what it’s cooked with. It additionally has a ‘meaty’ texture, so it may be utilized in savory dishes to imitate pulled pork or hen.

What does jackfruit style like?

Younger inexperienced jackfruit has a really impartial style so it takes on the flavors of what you’re cooking it with. So it really works completely in savory recipes, taking over the savory flavors it’s cooked with, and offering a scrumptious ‘meaty’ texture to savory dishes.

Jackfruit curry with rice and lemon wedges in a black bowl.

Storing and Freezing

Preserve leftover curry saved in an hermetic container within the fridge for as much as 5 days. It may be reheated within the microwave.

It additionally freezes properly for as much as 3 months. Thaw it in a single day within the fridge after which reheat within the microwave.

Jackfruit curry with rice in a bowl with a fork.

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Jackfruit curry with rice and lemon wedges in a black bowl.

Jackfruit Curry

This wealthy and creamy jackfruit curry is made with a aromatic mixture of spices and ‘meaty’ jackfruit in a creamy tomato primarily based sauce!

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Course: Essential Course

Delicacies: American

Food regimen: Vegan

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook dinner Time: 55 minutes

Whole Time: 1 hour

Servings: 6

Energy: 462kcal

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Directions

  • Add olive oil to a pot with chopped onions and sauté on medium warmth till the onions are softened (5 minutes).

  • Add crushed garlic, minced ginger, pink chilis, garam masala, floor coriander, cumin, turmeric and cayenne pepper and sauté for a minute to toast the spices.

  • Add jackfruit and toss with the onions and spices. Cook dinner till the jackfruit is smooth (10 minutes).

  • When the jackfruit is smooth use a spatula and a fork to interrupt up the jackfruit and shred it. Cook dinner for an additional 5 minutes till barely browned.

  • Add crushed tomatoes, vegetable inventory and coconut cream and blend in.

  • Carry to a delicate simmer, then scale back the warmth and simmer gently for half-hour.

  • Add coconut sugar and stir it in. Style check and add salt and pepper to style.

  • Serve it over basmati rice topped with recent chopped cilantro, with some lemon wedges on the facet.

Notes

  1. Coconut cream – ought to be canned and unsweetened. You may as well swap this for canned, full fats, unsweetened coconut milk.
  2. Storing: Preserve leftover curry saved in an hermetic container within the fridge for as much as 5 days. It may be reheated within the microwave.
  3. Freezing: It additionally freezes properly for as much as 3 months. Thaw it in a single day within the fridge after which reheat within the microwave.
  4. Dietary info is for curry solely and excludes rice. 

Diet

Serving: 1Serve | Energy: 462kcal | Carbohydrates: 65g | Protein: 5g | Fats: 24g | Saturated Fats: 15g | Polyunsaturated Fats: 1g | Monounsaturated Fats: 6g | Sodium: 370mg | Potassium: 847mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 554IU | Vitamin C: 39mg | Calcium: 153mg | Iron: 4mg

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