Benefits of curry sauce


Brown rice with coconut sauce, cashews and curry

Suggested recipe: Brown rice with coconut sauce, cashews and curry. Served with vegetables.

What are the benefits o curry sauce with turmeric?

Curry sauce is prepared with a sauce of vegetables, coconut sauce, cashews, spices and herbs. It is used to flavor rice dishes, pasta, vegetables, fish or meats.

It is a very tasty and energetic sauce, with a very characteristic flavor due to the coconut milk.

Also a very healthy sauce because it contains natural ingredients: Coconut milk and cashews are rich in minerals such as potassium, phosphorus, selenium and chromium.

Turmeric gives a very attractive touch, being in addition digestive, liver-protective and antioxidant.

Onion and parsley, in addition to providing flavor, have diuretic properties.

Ingredients to prepare curry sauce

  • 250 ml. coconut milk
  • 1 cup raw cashews can be used roasted or salted cashews. It can also be prepared with peanuts. Do not use fried nuts.
  • 1 onion
  • 2 tablespoons turmeric (There are many types of curry that can be used. Turmeric gives a lot of color and has a mild taste that goes well with coconut milk.)

chopped cashews with parsley

Photo of chopped cashews with parsley

Preparing curry sauce

  • Soak cashews in a glass of water for 20 minutes to hydrate and lose excessive salt (if purchased salted).
  • At that time you can start preparing brown rice, pasta, quinoa, vegetables or main dish to accompany the curry sauce.
  • Cut the onion into cubes.
  • In a pan, fry the onion with oil and a pinch of salt over medium heat.
  • In parallel, cut into strips and chop parsley with cashews with parsley.
  • Add the coconut milk and cashews with the fried onion parsley. Cook for 1015 minutes over low heat.
  • The last 5 minutes of cooking, add 2 tablespoons turmeric and stir well until mixed completely. It is added at the last minute, and kept at low heat so not to spoil the medicinal components of turmeric.
  • The remaining sauce has lumpy texture. Optionally it can be crushed to form a smooth sauce.
  • Serve over rice, vegetable dishes, pasta, etc. It is recommended to accompany dishes rich in proteins such as tofu, seitan, cheese or eggs.
  • Optionally you can add boiled or steamed vegetables and gratin in the oven.

punto rojoMore information about turmeric recipes and properties.

This article was endorsed by Elisenda Carballido - Dietitian nutritionist. Postgraduate in Phytotherapy and master in Nutrition and Metabolism.
Written by Editorial Botanical-online team in charge of content writing

1 August, 2022

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