Thai Green Sweet Potato & Peanut Curry Recipe | Abel & Cole
Thai Green Sweet Potato & Peanut Curry
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Prep: 15 mins
Cook: 30 mins
A one-pot Thai curry bursting with the fragrant flavours of Bangkok and the rich creaminess of peanut butter with tender sweet potato.
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657 kcal
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Ingredients you'll need
  • A thumb of ginger
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 2 tomatoes
  • 1 chilli
  • 2 sweet potatoes
  • 2 tsp coriander seeds
  • 1 star anise
  • 1 vegetable stock cube
  • 1 tbsp green Thai paste
  • 40g peanut butter
  • 400g tin of chickpeas
  • 100g spring greens
  • A handful of coriander
From your kitchen
  • 1 tbsp coconut or olive oil
  • 400ml boiling water
  • Sea salt
  • Freshly ground pepper
Step by step this way
  • 1.

    Peel and finely grate the ginger and garlic. Roughly chop the tomatoes. Halve the chilli and flick out the seeds for less heat. Finely chop it. Peel and chop the sweet potatoes into 2cm cubes.

  • 2.

    Place a deep pan on the hob for a couple of mins. When warm, add in 1 tbsp oil. Add the ginger, garlic, coriander seeds and star anise. Fry for a min. Add the tomatoes and chilli. Fry for 5 mins stirring regularly till the tomatoes are soft.

  • 3.

    Crumble the stock cube into a jug. Pour in 400ml boiling water. Squeeze in the green Thai paste and peanut butter. Swirl together.

  • 4.

    Drain and rinse the chickpeas.

  • 5.

    Add the sweet potatoes and drained chickpeas to the pan. Stir to coat in the tomatoey sauce. Pour in fragrant stock. Pop a lid on the pan for 12 mins.

  • 6.

    Finely shred the spring greens. Finely chop the coriander stalks, keeping them separate from the leaves.

  • 7.

    The sweet potatoes should just be cooked. If they are still hard, cook for a few mins more. Taste and adjust the seasoning. Add the shredded spring greens and coriander stalks and stir. Pop the lid back on for 3 mins.

  • 8.

    Spoon the curry into warm shallow bowls. Scatter over the coriander leaves.

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