Vegan Coconut Curry with Medjool Dates

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Written by Abby

 
Whether you feel like you're glued to the couch or still stuck at home because of a global pandemic, doing date nights with your boo, friends, or family is still super important. It helps you bond, keeps up a routine, and ensures you don't rely too much on your pizza delivery guy. Even if your cooking partner sucks at cooking (or maybe you're not so great either), this is a great place to start!
 
This delicious vegan curry should take only 30 minutes and is a simple way to pack in those vitamins and fiber without sacrificing flavor 😍 It can make up to four bowls, just in case you want to go on a social distancing double-date with your neighbors!
 
This dish is all thanks to Hungryroot, where you can get all of these easy, fresh, and pre-prepped ingredients (including Maya Kaimal products!) for the recipe below. Use code ✨JOOLIES✨for 20% off your first AND second order on hungryroot.com!
 
medjool date curry
  
What all goes into this delicious date-night in meal? Here are the main
ingredients you need: 
 
    1. Joolies Pitted Dates
      • Even though dates are typically thought of as a sweet food, they are amazing for savory dishes like curry. It adds a sweet, caramel flavor to the rich spices of the recipe.
    2. Maya Kaimal Goan Coconut Simmer Sauce
      • This is the game-changer of the recipe. It brings iconic Indian flavors typically only made by professionals to your front door. Using coconut cream, turmeric, ginger, and all sorts of natural ingredients, this sauce is the bomb.com!
    3. Hungryroot Brown Rice Quinoa Blend
      • Brown rice and quinoa are wonderfully nutritious and fibrous grains that make sure you're full of energy for the day. It's a straightforward blend with a dash of garlic and onion crafted by Hungryroot so you can ditch the clean up of your rice cooker!
    4. Hungryroot Seven Veggie Stir Fry
      • Especially if you're doing this recipe because you ain't got no patience or time to cut and clean, this is an easy solution. Hungryroot chops up all the veggies for you, ready to sizzle and sauté in the pan. Then, BOOM! Food!
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If you make this cozy savory dish, be sure to tag us on Instagram and Pinterest so we can see all your date-able recreations! And you can always comment below! 
 
 medjool date curry

 

Vegan Coconut Curry with Medjool Dates

Vegan, Gluten-Free

  • prep time: 10 minutes
  • cook time: 20 minutes
  • total time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4
 
INGREDIENTS:
DIRECTIONS:
  1. Place saucepan on low heat with a tablespoon of olive oil. 
  2. Chop zucchini slices in half, set aside
  3. Slice dates in half-inch pieces, about 10 dates total, set aside.
  4. Once the pan is hot, gently add vegetables and cook on low for about 5 minutes. 
  5. Add one jar of Maya Kaimal Goan Coconut Simmer Sauce and sliced dates, cover and let simmer on low for 15 minutes. 
  6. Microwave Brown Rice Quinoa Blend and serve amongst four bowls. 
  7. Place Goan Coconut Vegetable and Dates in each bowl and garnish with cilantro, if desired.