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Healthy recipe

Summer veggies coconut curry

A delicious and healthy recipe
Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 20 minutes

Ingredients for 6 servings

• 1 cup fava beans
• 1 cup sweet peas
• 1 cup green beans
• 2 cups of your favourite mushrooms
• Two zucchinis (a mix of green and yellow for a touch of color)
• Juice of 2 limes
• A bit of cilantro
• 1 small onion
• 1 tablespoon coconut oil
• ¾ cup coconut milk
• 1 tablespoon turmeric
• 1 teaspoon cumin
• 1 teaspoon palm sugar
• Pinch of grey sea salt

Optional garnishing:
• Few leaves of cilantro and coconut powder


1. Wash, dry and clean all veggies
2. Chop the onion, mushrooms, zucchinis and green beans into small pieces
3. Steam sweet peas, green and fava beans for 5 minutes and peel the favas
2. Heat the turmeric and cumin with ½ tablespoon coconut oil in a large saucepan for one minute stirring well
3. Throw in the onion, mushrooms and zucchinis with the spices and stir-fry on high then medium with the remaining coconut oil for about 5-10 minutes
4. Add steamed beans, peas, favas, lime juice and coconut milk as well as salt and sugar and cook on low with a cover, stirring occasionally for another 10-15 minutes until all veggies are tender

Serve it with a side of coral lentils and/or steamed wild rice mixed with a bit of coconut milk and powder.

Share and enjoy!

Mélanie Bird

While enjoying working at the United Nations as political affairs officer, Mélanie’s lifestyle is all about wellness, hedonism and seeing life through the eye of beauty. She loves sharing her passion for healthy lifestyle in a holistic fashion. She believes beauty and happiness come from within. “Life becomes magical when you feel and see beauty and new possibilities around“. She is also a certified health coach and yoga instructor.

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