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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 251.4
  • Total Fat: 16.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 1.4 mg
  • Sodium: 125.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 17.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.5 g
  • Protein: 12.8 g

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Cashew Based Yellow Curry with Tofu and Green Beans

Submitted by: RACHELMARIA

Introduction

This is a relatively low-fat curry recipe, cashews, low-fat yogurt and crushed tomatoes make the curry paste thick, nutrient rich & very tasty. It can also be made with chicken or red meat. This is a relatively low-fat curry recipe, cashews, low-fat yogurt and crushed tomatoes make the curry paste thick, nutrient rich & very tasty. It can also be made with chicken or red meat.
Number of Servings: 8

Ingredients

    2 Tblspn Earth Balance or Unsalted Butter
    3 Tblspn Curry Powder
    1.5 Tblspn Ground Cumin Seed
    1/2 Tsp. Cayenne Pepper
    (1/2 Tsp. Salt, optional)
    1 Tblspn Ginger Root, finely Chopped
    1 Medium yellow or red onion, finely chopped
    2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
    1 cup string beans, trimmed and chopped in halves or thirds
    1 block tofu cut into bite size squares (or 2 lbs of chicken, meat chopped into bite size pieces)
    1 can crushed tomatoes
    3/4 cup low fat yogurt, plain
    3/4 cup cashews
    2-3 tblspn cilantro.


Directions

Makes 6-8 1/2-3/4 of a cup servings
In a large skillet heat Earth Balance until melted (don't burn!)
Add garlic, ginger and onions sauteing for about 5 minutes until onion is translucent.
Add Curry, Cumin and Cayenne and mix well to toast spices for 2-3 minutes.
Add green beans and tofu stir to coat with curry powder mixture.
Add crushed tomatoes, allow tomatoes to begin to bubble, add cilantro and lower heat. Simmer for 8-10 minutes.
(If cooking w/ chicken or meat: Add cilantro cover and simmer until meat is cooked- 20-35 minutes)
Chop cashews into coarse powder in a food processer or coffe bean grinder.
Add cashews and yogurt, and stir allowing the sauce to thicken. Cook on low heat for 5 minutes.

Garnish with cilantro
Serve with brown rice.

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user RACHELMARIA.






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