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Vegan Seitan & Mushroom Curry (Karahi)

Delicious vegan Seitan and Mushroom Curry (Karahi) , an Indian lacto vegetarian dish served with fluffy Basmati rice.
Vegan Seitan and Mushroom (Karahi)

On today's culinary journey, we're diving into the aromatic world of Indian cuisine, with a vegan twist. Our star dish today is a vibrant, Vegan Seitan and Mushroom Curry (Karahi), a luscious, spiced curry, served with perfectly cooked Basmati rice. A great plant-based alternative that promises a dance of flavours with every spoonful!



Serves: 4

Preparation time: 10 minutes

Cooking time: 30 minutes

Total time: 40 minutes



- 300g seitan, cut into chunks

- 200g mushrooms, sliced

- 2 tablespoons sunflower oil

- 1 onion, finely chopped

- 2 cloves garlic, minced

- 1 tablespoon ginger, grated

- 2 teaspoons garam masala

- 1 teaspoon turmeric

- 1 teaspoon cumin

- 1 teaspoon coriander

- 400g chopped tomatoes

- 200ml coconut milk

- Salt to taste

- Fresh coriander for garnish

- 200g basmati rice



1. Start by cooking the Basmati rice according to the package instructions, then set it aside, keeping it warm.

2. Heat the oil in a pan and sauté the onions until they are translucent.

3. Add the garlic, ginger, and the spices, and cook until they release their aroma.

4. Add the seitan chunks and cook until they start to brown.

5. Add the mushrooms and cook until they are soft.

6. Stir in the chopped tomatoes and coconut milk, and let the curry simmer for 15-20 minutes

To serve:

Season with salt to taste and garnish with fresh coriander before serving with the rice.


Additional Tips:

You can add a bit of heat to the dish by adding some sliced fresh chillies.

For a tangier flavour, squeeze some fresh lime over your karahi just before serving.


Allergy information / alternatives:

This recipe is vegan and nut-free. Make sure to check the packaging of your seitan to ensure it does not contain gluten if you're catering to someone with a gluten allergy.


Nutritional Information (per serving):

- Calories: 460 kcal

- Protein: 25g

- Carbs: 60g

- Fat: 13g

- Fibre: 4g

- Sugars: 8g

Note: The nutritional information provided is approximate and may vary based on the specific ingredients used and their proportions.

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