Adzuki Bean, Sweet Potato, Broccoli and Coconut Milk Curry with Lemon Rice

Winter calls for comfort food! Warm-up with Chef Dev’s Adzuki Bean, Sweet Potato, Broccoli and Coconut Milk Curry with Lemon Rice. It’s sure to hit the spot!

Blogger Partner: Chef Devan Rajkumar

Chef Devan is on a mission to create food worth sharing that modernizes the craft, traditions and tastes of East and West Indian cuisines. He has no boundaries when it comes to culinary exploration.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
4 servings



  • 2 tsp canola oil
  • 1 onion, finely diced
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tsp fresh ginger, minced
  • 2 tsp lemongrass, minced
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/4 tsp fresh cracked pepper
  • 2 tsp curry powder
  • 1/2 tsp red chili powder
  • 1/4 tsp cumin
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 cup sweet potato, cubed
  • 1.5 cups cooked adzuki beans, rinsed and drained
  • 2 cups coconut milk
  • 1.5 cups broccoli, floret & sliced stems
  • cilantro to garnish

Lemon Rice

  • 3 cups cooked rice, kept warm
  • 2 tsp lemon juice
  • 1.5 tsp lemon zest
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp cracked pepper


  1. In a medium or large sized pot on medium low heat, add 2 tsp canola oil.
  2. Add onion, garlic, ginger, lemongrass, salt and pepper and sauté until golden brown, for approximately 5-6 minutes.
  3. Add curry powder, chili powder, cumin powder, cinnamon powder and cook for 1-2 minutes.
  4. Add sweet potato, adzuki beans, and coconut milk and simmer for 15 minutes, then add broccoli stems and florets. Adjust the seasoning of curry to your taste.
  5. Meanwhile combine warm rice with lemon juice, lemon zest, salt, and pepper.
  6. Once broccoli has cooked for several minutes, serve up curry in a serving bowl.
  7. Garnish with cilantro and serve with lemon rice.



Nutrients per serving (¼ of recipe): 602 Calories, 24 g Fat, 18 g Saturated Fat, 0 mg Cholesterol, 84 g Carbohydrate, 11 g Fibre, 6 g Sugars, 14 g Protein,866 mg Sodium, 880 mg Potassium, 5 mg Iron

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