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Breadfruit Curry

Breadfruit Curry - Dads That Cook

By Jason Glover

DifficultyBeginner

A simple curry using a new to us ingredient Ulu: "breadfruit"! Breadfruit is high in starch with a potato-like texture which helps to thicken the curry. This was such a fun new ingredient to cook with!

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Yields6 Servings
Prep Time10 minsCook Time30 minsTotal Time40 mins

 1 tbsp coconut oil
 1 red onion, diced
 1 large carrot, sliced
 1 leek, sliced
 1 breadfruit (alternative you can use Sweet Potato)
 2 cups coconut milk
 2 tsp fish sauce
 ¼ cup chopped Italian parsley
 white rice, for serving

Steam the Breadfruit
1

To steam the breadfruit, slice the breadfruit open and remove the seed.

2

Cut into quarters, place in a steamer basket, and steam for 1 hour.

3

Remove from heat and allow to cool. Once cooled, peel off the skin, cut into chunks, and set aside.

Prepare the Curry
4

Heat the coconut oil in a large pot over medium-heat heat. Add the onion, carrot, and leek. Season with a pinch of salt and sauté until slightly softened.

5

Add the breadfruit, coconut milk, curry paste, curry powder, and fish sauce.

6

Simmer for about 20 minutes, until all of the veggies are tender. Toss in the parsley, serve over rice, and enjoy!

7

Note: If breadfruit is not available where you are, you can substitute diced sweet potato or yam. Just wait to add until about 10 mins into the simmering process.

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Ingredients

 1 tbsp coconut oil
 1 red onion, diced
 1 large carrot, sliced
 1 leek, sliced
 1 breadfruit (alternative you can use Sweet Potato)
 2 cups coconut milk
 2 tsp fish sauce
 ¼ cup chopped Italian parsley
 white rice, for serving

Directions

Steam the Breadfruit
1

To steam the breadfruit, slice the breadfruit open and remove the seed.

2

Cut into quarters, place in a steamer basket, and steam for 1 hour.

3

Remove from heat and allow to cool. Once cooled, peel off the skin, cut into chunks, and set aside.

Prepare the Curry
4

Heat the coconut oil in a large pot over medium-heat heat. Add the onion, carrot, and leek. Season with a pinch of salt and sauté until slightly softened.

5

Add the breadfruit, coconut milk, curry paste, curry powder, and fish sauce.

6

Simmer for about 20 minutes, until all of the veggies are tender. Toss in the parsley, serve over rice, and enjoy!

7

Note: If breadfruit is not available where you are, you can substitute diced sweet potato or yam. Just wait to add until about 10 mins into the simmering process.

Breadfruit Curry

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