Thai Coconut Vegetable Curry Recipe

Jump To Recipe
Avatar Author's default profile picture
Danielle Modified: May 31, 2021
Thai Coconut Vegetable Curry Recipe

How To Make Thai Coconut Vegetable Curry

This coconut vegetable curry is a nutritious meal loaded with eggplants, chickpeas, and more! It’s all simmered in a creamy coconut milk for a richer dish.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 25 minutes



  • 1tbspcoconut oil
  • 1red onion,thinly sliced
  • 1medium jalapeño,seeded and finely chopped
  • 3garlic cloves,minced
  • 1orange bell pepper,seeded, cut into thin strips
  • 1large eggplant,ends trimmed, diced
  • 3tbspred curry paste
  • 1tbspbrown sugar
  • 13.5ozlight coconut milk
  • 28ozdiced tomato
  • 13.5ozchickpeas,drained and rinsed
  • 5ozbaby spinach
  • ¼cupfresh cilantro,chopped
  • brown rice,cooked, for serving


  1. Melt the coconut oil in a large, high-sided pan over medium heat.

  2. Add the onion, then cook for 2 minutes, until just beginning to sweat. Add the jalapeño and garlic, then sauté for 1 minute, until just fragrant.

  3. Add the bell pepper and eggplant, then cook for 3 minutes, until the eggplant begins to soften.

  4. Add the curry paste and brown sugar, then stir to coat the vegetables, making sure there are no large clumps of curry paste.

  5. Pour in the coconut milk, then stir to combine until the milk is stained from the curry paste.

  6. Stir the in diced tomatoes and chickpeas, then bring to a gentle simmer for 5 minutes.

  7. Once the curry is simmering, add the spinach, half at a time, then stir until wilted. Remove the pan from the heat.

  8. Garnish the curry with cilantro, serve over brown rice, and enjoy!


  • Calories: 299.28kcal
  • Fat: 8.82g
  • Saturated Fat: 4.43g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 0.97g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.65g
  • Carbohydrates: 45.11g
  • Fiber: 11.61g
  • Sugar: 14.17g
  • Protein: 12.65g
  • Cholesterol: 0.55mg
  • Sodium: 183.75mg
  • Calcium: 98.90mg
  • Potassium: 920.17mg
  • Iron: 3.71mg
  • Vitamin A: 136.20µg
  • Vitamin C: 44.82mg
Chat Bubble Icon Share your own special recipe
Submit Your Own Recipe

Have your own special recipe to share? Submit Your Recipe Today!

Related Recipes


Red Vegetable Curry

Our vegetable curry recipe is made with fresh vegetables and…
Total 1 hr 30 mins
curried chickpeas recipe

Curried Chickpeas

A simple and easy chickpeas recipe for curried chickpeas! This…
Total 25 mins
Vegetable Curry Recipe

Vegetable Curry

This One Pan Vegetable Curry is super easy to make…
Total 30 mins
shrimp curry recipe

Shrimp Curry

Want a restaurant-quality dinner at home? This shrimp curry recipe…
Total 40 mins

Pork Curry

Do a different kind of curry with this pork curry…
Total 45 mins

Leave a comment

Replying to