Banana and carrot curry is a great source of energy. Sometimes the best recipes are the simplest, and it is a myth you have to use lots of different ingredients to make a nice curry recipe. Take the following healthy banana and carrot curry recipe for example.
The main ingredients are carrots, banana and onion, and the sauce is made with curry powder, orange juice and a splash of yogurt. Use fat-free yogurt and you can see how healthy and low in both fat and calories this banana and carrot curry recipe is.
What to Serve with Banana and Carrot Curry
Serve this banana and carrot curry with rice or naan bread or keep things healthy and have a chapatti bread with some raita (cucumber, yogurt and mint dressing) on the side. Perhaps you have a meat or fish curry on the stove and you want to make a side dish to go with it, something with veggies, in which case this would go very nicely with it.
Banana and Carrot Curry: The Wonder of Curry
Indian food is one of the best cuisines in the world, and certainly one of the most distinctive. Everyone can recognize the amazing aroma of curry spices and although not every Indian dish is spicy, all are tasty and offer lovely flavors.
Curry is also something you can tweak as much as you wish. Throw in some well-drained thawed spinach (or fresh chopped spinach) if you like, or some chopped mushrooms, bell peppers or other fruit or veggies. Everything will combine perfectly in this dish.
Once you’ve made this you will want to experiment with other curry recipes, I’m sure.
Healthy Banana and Carrot Curry
This is really unusual but once you taste it you will want to make it regularly. If you like a fruity curry you won’t find a better one than this!
- Prep Time: 15 mins
- Cook Time: 12 mins
- Total Time: 27 mins
- Yield: 1 1x
- Category: Entree
- Cuisine: Indian
- 2 carrots cut into 1 inch (2½ cm) lengths
- 1 chopped tomato (optional)
- 1 teaspoon curry powder
- 2½ fl oz (75ml) orange juice
- 1 small sliced banana
- 1 small sliced onion
- 2½ fl oz (75ml) water
- 1 oz (30ml) yogurt
- Boil the carrots and onion in the juice and water 10 minutes or until tender.
- Add the tomato and banana.
- Cook 1 minute.
- Add the curry powder and yogurt.
- Heat gently.
- This will serve 1 as a main dish or 2 if you are having other dishes.