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Easy Healthy Vegan ‘Butter Chicken’ Curry

Easy Healthy Vegan 'Butter Chicken' Curry

This Easy Healthy Vegan ‘Butter Chicken’ Curry is the bomb. It’s thick, it’s creamy, it’s just so delicious and you need to make this ASAP.

Now, I am not gonna sit here and convince you that sweet potatoes taste just like chicken, because it really doesn’t. However, I had to create that sauce that tastes similar, and I did. Then, I needed chunks that are in the place of the chicken, so I thought to use sweet potatoes.

Easy Healthy Vegan 'Butter Chicken' Curry

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More Vegan Curry Recipes:

1. Easy Healthy Vegan Kadai Curry
2. Easy Vegan Lentil & Potato Mahkani Curry
3. Oil-Free Vegan Cauliflower Korma Curry Recipe

Easy Healthy Vegan 'Butter Chicken' Curry

Easy Healthy Vegan 'Butter Chicken' Curry

‘Butter’ – the sauce caries the name mostly for its creaminess which has nothing to do with dairy. It comes from soaked cashews and coconut milk (tip: soaked cashews the night before, it makes things easier).
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Servings 2
Calories 481 kcal


  • 2 sweet potatoes
  • 2 small onions
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1/2 cups75g cashews soak them a night before ideally, or for at least 2 hours in hot water
  • 1 cup/225g tomato sauce
  • 5 tbsp coconut cream
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp coriander seeds
  • 1 tsp caraway seeds
  • 1 tsp of cumin seeds
  • ¼ cinnamon powder


  • Preheat the oven to 180°C (350°F).
  • Peel the sweet potatoes and cut them into pieces (see the video). Bake in the oven for 30 minutes.
  • Cut the onion and the garlic into small pieces. Fry them in a pan with a little bit of oil or water for 5 minutes.
  • In the meantime, blend the presoaked cashews with ¼ cups of water.
  • Grind the coriander, cumin and caraway seeds together.
  • Add the cashew cream, coconut cream, tomato sauce, and the spices to the pan and stir everything together. Cook it for 10 minutes to let all of the flavors combine.
  • Add the baked sweet potatoes to the pan and cover with the sauce.
  • Enjoy on its own or serve with rice, naan bread, or other grain!


Store the cooled leftovers in an air-tight container in the fridge for up to 3 days!


Calories: 481kcal
Keyword butter chickean, dinner, easy, gluten free, healthy, lunch, quick, recipe, vegan
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