Plantain and Spinach Curry

Plantain and spinach curry

Give the take-away a miss and try this light and tasty recipe instead. It’ll be worth the effort! Serves 4.


  • 2 tsp vegetable oil
  • 2 plantain, peeled and sliced
  • 2 small onions, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1½ inch root ginger, peeled and grated
  • 1 red chili, finely chopped
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 cans spinach, thoroughly drained
  • A good fistful of fresh coriander, chopped


  1. Fry the plantain over a medium-high heat until golden.
  2. Add the onion, garlic, ginger, chili and salt. Fry for a couple of minutes, then add the drained spinach.
  3. Cover and cook for 20-30 minutes, stirring occasionally and adding a little water if required.
  4. When ready, throw in the coriander, stir and serve with rice.

Our thanks to The Vegan Society for sharing this recipe.