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coconut curry with tofu and veggies in a bowl

Vegetarian Tofu Cashew Coconut Curry

Tofu, Cauliflower, sweet potatoes, bell pepper, garlic, turmeric, ginger and simmer in vegetarian coconut milk based curry dish in partnership with Nasoya Tofu!
Course Dinner, Gluten Free, Grain Free, Vegan, Vegetarian
Keyword coconut curry
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 342 kcal
Author Monique of AmbitiousKitchen.com


  • 1 tablespoon virgin coconut oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon freshly grated ginger
  • 1 jalapeño, diced
  • 1 medium sweet potato, diced into 1 inch cubes
  • ½ head of cauliflower, cut into small florets (about 2-3 cups)
  • 1 bell yellow or orange pepper, diced
  • 2 carrots, thinly diced or chopped
  • 2 tablespoons curry powder
  • ½ teaspoon turmeric
  • ½ teaspoon cumin
  • teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 (15 oz) can lite coconut milk
  • 1/2 cup tomato sauce
  • ½ cup vegetarian broth
  • ¼ cup roasted cashews, ground
  • 1 package firm or extra firm Nasoya tofu, cubed
  • To garnish: Cilantro and extra cashews


  1. Add coconut oil to a large pot and place over medium high heat. Add in garlic, ginger, jalapeno, sweet potato, cauliflower, bell pepper, and carrots. Saute for 10 minutes, stirring frequently, until carrots start to soften.
  2. Next stir in curry powder, turmeric, cumin, cinnamon and salt. 
  3. Add in coconut milk, tomato sauce, vegetarian broth and ground cashews. Stir until smooth. 
  4. Gently add in tofu and stir. Simmer on low heat for 20 minutes or until sweet potatoes and carrots are fork tender. Serve immediately with cilantro.
Nutrition Facts
Vegetarian Tofu Cashew Coconut Curry
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories 342 Calories from Fat 184
% Daily Value*
Fat 20.4g31%
Saturated Fat 10.3g64%
Carbohydrates 26.2g9%
Fiber 6.8g28%
Sugar 8.6g10%
Protein 14.1g28%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.