Creamy Tomato and Soybean Curry

creamy tom curry

Creamy Tomato and Soybean Curry

Adding soymilk to a tomato curry base makes it creamy.  This curry is full of soybeans and vegetables.



  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 2 teaspoons garlic, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons ginger, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons curry powder
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric
  • teaspoon cumin powder
  • 2 cups dried soybeans, cooked
  • 2 stalks celery, diced
  • 1 red capsicum, diced
  • 1 carrot, diced
  • 1 cup vegetable stock
  • 3 teaspoons sea salt
  • 400g (14oz) can diced tomatoes
  • 3 bay leaves
  • 100ml (3.fl oz) soy milk
  • 2 cups cooked rice

Garnish ( optional)

  • 4 free-range eggs
  • Extra oil for frying pan
  • 160g (5.oz) mozzarella or pizza cheese, thinly sliced 0r vegan cheese
  • Chopped parsley
  • Cracked pepper


  1. Heat the oil in a large saucepan over a medium-low heat.
  2. Add the onion, garlic and ginger then cook until soft and the aroma has come out.                        Add curry- powder, turmeric and cumin powder and saute. for 2 minutes.
  3. Add cooked soybeans and the vegetables and saute. for 2 minutes.
  4. Add vegetable stock, salt, tomato and bay leaf and cook for 20 minutes.
  5. Add the soymilk and simmer for 4 minutes.
  6. To make fried-egg with cheese, heat oil in a frying pan and crack the egg.                                        Turn over when the egg is cooked and place some cheese on top of it.                                          Place lid on and cook for a further 2 minutes.
  7. Serve with rice (it is served here with Carrot and Quinoa Rice) topped with fried egg with         cheese, chopped parsley, and a generous amount of cracked pepper.

          Vegan option: Just omit the fried egg and use non-dairy cheese.

         Tip: After adding soymilk,do not boil otherwise the curry will start to split.

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