Curcuma longa recipes
NUTRIONAL PROPERTIES OF CURRY SAUCE WITH TURMERIC
Suggested recipe: Brown rice with coconut sauce, cashews and curry. Served with vegetables.
What are the benefits o curry sauce with turmeric?
It is a very tasty and energetic sauce, with a very characteristic flavor due to the coconut milk.
Onion and parsley, in addition to providing flavor, have diuretic properties.
Ingredients to prepare curry sauce
250 ml. coconut milk
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.)
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).
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.
More information about turmeric recipes and properties.
22 April, 2019