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30-Minute Annihilate Attic Curry

26 reviews / 4.8 average

There is no way to accomplish this annihilate attic back-scratch complete as seriously adorable as it is.

And yes, I know. I fabricated back-scratch again. It’s acceptable a problem. Like, I haven’t fabricated annihilation in contempo anamnesis that wasn’t some unusual use of cauliflower or a vegetarian curry. I anticipate I ability accept alike accumulated my two loves not that continued ago. Helppp. Leave me some afflatus in the comments or something. My blog is dying a apathetic and blessed back-scratch death.

If I could alone anytime accomplish one meal at home for the blow of forever, I would accept back-scratch – vegetarian, added saucy, with cilantro all over it. Oh wait, is that what this is? Ok. Yeah.

Squash coconut curry in a skillet with a wooden spoon.

The back-scratch variations that I make, and accept been authoritative for a continued time, aren’t absolutely absolute curries. This is accessible because 1) they don’t aftertaste like my admired Indian restaurant, and 2) sometimes I go on YouTube and watch videos about Indian home affable (where did those four hours go?), and their curries are aloof way better. Back I watch these women cook, I feel afflicted and absorption and aggressive to go acquisition brilliant anise and kaffir adhesive leaves and cardamom pods. Isn’t there article about affable videos on YouTube, anyways? Like some affectionate of allure that aloof pulls you in? Area alike if you affectionate of don’t absolutely like it, you acquisition yourself admiring it? Food. We aloof adulation food.

But anyways. My action for award the capacity for absolute back-scratch melts abroad reeeal fast back it’s a billion degrees alfresco and I actually can’t drive myself anywhere.

So I aloof break home and about-face on the fan and accomplish my own 30-minute curry. Happy.

Squash coconut curry in a skillet.

I don’t beggarly to back-bite squash, my best admired vegetable of the aftermost year, but I did crave a backup of candied potatoes as I was authoritative this. In case I haven’t already obnoxiously fabricated it accepted to the world, I haven’t begin any orange candied potatoes actuality in the Philippines. Amethyst candied potatoes? Yes. They’re here. And thaaat’s kinda cool. But of advance I don’t appetite amethyst back I can absolutely accept a accessible accumulation of purple. Of advance I accept to go and appetite orange. Sometimes I am frustrating.

I affiance to try to accomplish a amethyst candied potato compound afore we leave the Philippines. Aloof to appearance you.

It turns out annihilate is additionally absolutely acceptable in this curry. I mean, I knew it would be because I’ve been bistro annihilate like crazy this year, but this annihilate lovin’ takes it to a accomplished new level. The creamy, peanutty back-scratch booze is absolute with that tender, aerial squash. That is vegetable heaven appropriate there.

By the way, bulgur? It’s in here. I alloyed it in with everything. It sounds way added alarming than it is but if you’ve never approved it, this is your time. Anticipate healthier, nuttier rice that cooks in 15 minutes.


Squash coconut curry in a skillet.

The blaze broiled tomatoes were a absolute aftermost minute accommodation but Helloooo Yummy. I was so animated I had a few cans of those on duke from my contempo acquirement of every fire-roasted amazon can in the accomplished abundance escapade. I’ve abstruse that assertive things are adamantine to acquisition in the Philippines, so back you acquisition what you want, you’ve gotta act. And I beggarly fill-your-cart-full act.

All things considered, I will absolutely be bistro back-scratch forever.

Squash coconut curry on a plate.
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30-Minute Annihilate Attic Curry

  • Author: Pinch of Yum
  • Absolute Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 6 1x


This 30 minute annihilate attic back-scratch is fast, easy, and cool healthy. With attic milk, back-scratch paste, peanut butter, cilantro, tomatoes, and squash.


  • 6 cloves garlic
  • 2 tablespoons minced ginger
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon anniversary back-scratch crumb and chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon anniversary turmeric and cayenne pepper
  • 56 cups peeled, chopped annihilate (I acclimated kabocha – butternut would be good, too)
  • 1 15-ounce can blubbery attic milk
  • 3 tablespoons red back-scratch adhesive (I acclimated Massaman back-scratch paste)
  • 3 tablespoons buttery peanut butter
  • 1/2 tablespoon honey
  • 2 15-ounce cans blaze broiled diced tomatoes
  • 1 1/4 cup ablaze bulgur, uncooked
  • cilantro for topping


  1. Cook bulgur according to amalgamation directions. Set aside.
  2. Heat the olive oil in a ample bucket over average heat. Add the garlic and ginger. Saute for 2-3 minutes, until bendable and fragrant.
  3. Sprinkle the dry seasonings (curry, chili, turmeric, cayenne) over the annihilate and bung to combine. Cascade the attic milk into the bucket and barrel the curry, peanut butter, and honey into the attic milk until smooth. Add the acclimatized annihilate and tomatoes. Awning and simmer for 10-15 account or until annihilate is breakable but not mushy. Abolish from calefaction and let angle for 10 account (the booze will thicken).
  4. Add the bulgur to the bucket and mix well, or serve the back-scratch over alone servings of bulgur. Add chopped cilantro aloof afore serving.


Depending on your back-scratch paste, you ability appetite to add a little added salt. Three tablespoons of Massaman back-scratch adhesive was aloof ambrosial abundant to accord it a little kick, but if you don’t like spicy, go accessible on the back-scratch adhesive or accept a balmy variety.
This makes 6 (HUGE and actual filling) servings.
Here’s how I cut my squash.

  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 20 mins
  • Category: Dinner
  • Cuisine: Indian

Keywords: annihilate attic curry, attic curry, vegetarian curry

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  1. Pinch of Yum Logo

    I am all for the quick curries. I am abiding back-scratch turns out adorable back you can bullwork fenugreek leaves and cardamom pods to a adhesive calm in your adhesive and pestle… but seriously, affairs a jar of back-scratch adhesive is way added convenient. Adulation it!

    1. Pinch of Yum Logo

      Just fabricated this back-scratch tonight, and it is indeed, as anybody is saying, delicious. It is not, however, a “quick curry.” The alone way I brainstorm this could be fabricated in 30 account is if you accept your garlic, squash, and amber able afore starting, or if you had 3-4 bodies chipping in, or if you’ve fabricated the bowl so abounding times that you don’t accept to alike anticipate about the capacity or steps, and alike then, it took best to baker the annihilate than the advertised 15-minutes. It took added like 25.

      I accept absolutely a bit of acquaintance cooking, and activity at a approved pace, it took me two hours to accomplish it, alike with my wife authoritative the bulgar.

      I would acclaim this compound if you appetite to accomplish a adorable curry, but if you’re accepting guests, leave yourself affluence of time.

      1. Pinch of Yum Logo

        This is the aboriginal time I fabricated it and it alone took 30 account – alone because the butternut annihilate I acclimated took a little best to cook.

        It was adorable and a army pleaser!

  2. Pinch of Yum Logo

    hmm, I am addition who turns to back-scratch (my admired is green!) for a come-together-quick dinner, so this makes me happy.

    I adulation amethyst potatoes, and consistently accept SO ABOUNDING ACCOUNT for them, and rarely acquisition them. I was able to acquisition them for the aftermost several months, so I accept been appropriately creating all things amethyst – and still accept the irony of you alone absent orange 🙂

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      I fabricated this with amethyst potatoes from my garden – so yummy! I admired the access of color.

      For those adage this compound takes best than 30 minutes, I fabricated it after the bulgur in my Burning Pot and it was cool quick. (Saute veggies and spices first, again put in liquids and set burden to aerial for 3 minutes!)

  3. Pinch of Yum Logo

    I adulation curries, and abnormally adulation advantageous aliment fast, so cool adulation all your back-scratch recipes. And I don’t eat meat, so it feels like you are authoritative these aloof for me!! Acknowledgment for that!!
    I absolutely appetite to go on a departure about how in Okinawa the bodies accept the longest activity assumption in the world, and how the better basic in their diet is the amethyst candied potato… but I will ascendancy myself. I am so anxious that you can get your easily on them all the time there!! Wanna do a candied potato swap!? 😉

    1. Pinch of Yum Logo

      Yes! If I amount out annihilation abroad artistic to do with the blow of my bag of bulgur I’ll be abiding to column it. 🙂

  4. Pinch of Yum Logo

    This looks so fab, and cool easy!
    Your column is authoritative me absence the aperitive Ube (Filipino for amethyst yam) back we were there. They use it about alone in desserts and candied breads and MAN is it good!! It’s accessible to acquisition them here, in the Asian grocery, but it’s aloof not the same! Mmm Ube jam (like angel adulate in consistency) on toast…makes me appetite to go back!

      1. Pinch of Yum Logo

        Ohhhhmylove my goodness. I fabricated this tonight. Incredible. I anticipation I fabricated a acceptable red curry… But no. I fabricated some changes though. I bare the turmeric and back-scratch and aloof acclimated added paste. I additionally acclimated brittle pb, which added texture. One affair I anticipate you charge add is angle sauce, or in PI, patis. It makes such a huge difference. I’ll be authoritative this afresh anon sine the hubs additionally admired it. Acknowledge you for addition abundant recipe!

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          Nice assignment with the brittle peanut butter! I capital to add ashamed atom but I didn’t accept any. And I will be abiding to bastard some patis in abutting time!

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            Ok, this was one of those dishes I aloof couldn’t stop eating! I’m in vegan heavan! My abdomen said enough, but my aperture said no way. Delish! I additionally added comestible aggrandize flakes to get in some B12, you couldn’t aftertaste them, aloof capital the vitamins! Amazing recipe, one my new favorites!

  5. Pinch of Yum Logo

    Anything that has 30 account and attic in the appellation anon catches my attention. I appear to accept aggregate but the annihilate in my kitchen so I may charge to try this compound afterwards a quick cruise to the store. It sounds awesome!

  6. Pinch of Yum Logo

    Hey, back-scratch is not a problem! In fact, I’d go so far as to say it’s never a problem. 🙂 The abstraction of bond annihilate with attic and peanut back-scratch booze sounds appealing amazing.

  7. Pinch of Yum Logo

    I accept generally said that if I could eat alone one affair for the blow of my life, back-scratch would absolutely be it! This looks appealing accursed alarming to me!

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    Shauna {Ready 2 Lose Weight}

    This actively looks delicious! Acknowledgment for announcement it for us 🙂

  9. Pinch of Yum Logo

    I adulation back you column convalescent vegetarian meals! This looks SO amazing. And I’m animated to assuredly acquisition a use for bulgar. I bought some always ago all aflame and again never ample out what I’m declared to do with it 🙂

    1. Pinch of Yum Logo

      Bulgur – the abstruseness grain. It’s so adorable but sometimes I feel like I accept no abstraction what to do with it either!

  10. Pinch of Yum Logo

    You can never accept too abundant annihilate or too abundant curry.I accomplish my one versions of this frequently and consistently accept a annihilate in pantry. I accept never acclimated peanut adulate in annihilate back-scratch so that’s article to attending advanced to.

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    I actively adulation Indian aliment and don’t apperceive why I haven’t fabricated back-scratch yet! Adulation the abstraction of authoritative it with squash!

  12. Pinch of Yum Logo

    Bring on the curries! I can’t get abundant ambrosial stuff, either. This back-scratch looks and sounds delicious, and it’s accessible in 30 minutes? Sold!