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Eggplant, Apple & Snow Pea Curry Recipe

Eggplant, Apple & Snow Pea Vegan Curry

Image: Adam Guthrie

Surprisingly, apples can be enjoyed in a savoury meal and add a sweet element to this vegan curry. They add loads of fibre to make you feel full but without consuming lots of calories.

Serves: 4




  • 3 cups vegetable stock
  • ½ cup raw cashews
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2cm fresh ginger, grated
  • 1 red chilli, sliced
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • 2 tsp turmeric
  • 1 lemongrass, finely chopped
  • 1 large eggplant, cut into 2cm cubes
  • 2 green apples, cut into bite-size cubes
  • 1 tbsp rice vinegar
  • Salt, to taste
  • Fresh coriander leaves
  • 4 handfuls of snow peas, topped & tailed
  • 2 cups cooked rice
  1. Blend the stock and cashews in a blender to a smooth milk.
  2. Heat a deep frying pan, add the garlic, ginger and chilli, then add mustard seeds and turmeric. Sauté for a min.
  3. Add all the other ingredients except the rice and snow peas, then stir. Simmer, covered for 15 mins.
  4. Add the snow peas and season with salt to taste, top with coriander leaves and serve with cooked rice.


Adam Guthrie

Adam is a vegan whose passion for food began with a life-threatening illness and continues today in a lifestyle built around healthy cooking and eating. Adam is a qualified chef and wellness coach who specialises in a wholefood, plant-based diet. Adam shares how to prepare delicious, healthy food for health, energy and vitality. He conducts online healthy eating and wellness programs and gives keynote talks, live cooking demonstrations and cooking classes on the subject of healthy eating and living well.