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Nourishing curry - Perfect for your menstrual phase



Inspired by my stay in Sri Lanka, I want to share with you a super nourishing curry that is great as a cycle food during your period.

  • Sweet potato keeps us full for a long time and is rich in vitamin E, potassium and magnesium.

  • Ginger and the turmeric it contains in curry powder are powerful anti-inflammatories and pain relievers.

  • Leafy vegetables are an excellent source of plant-based iron and thus promote blood formation.

  • Legumes, such as chickpeas, contain many B vitamins, which prevent the formation of water retention and accordingly have an antispasmodic effect.



Ingredients:

200 g sweet potatoes

100 g chickpeas

80 g mushrooms

70 g spinach

1 onion

1 clove of garlic

1 small piece of ginger

1 tbsp oil

3 tsp curry powder

150 ml coconut milk

100 ml vegetable broth

handful of fresh parsley

juice of half a lime

salt & pepper


Side dish: 120 g wild rice



Preparation:

1. cook wild rice according to package instructions.

2. peel the sweet potato and cut into cubes, as well as the mushrooms.

3. finely dice the onion, garlic clove and ginger and heat with a little oil in a pot.

in a saucepan. Add 2 tsp curry powder and sauté briefly.

4. add sweet potatoes and mushrooms to pan and sauté briefly, then add

Deglaze with coconut milk and vegetable stock. 5.

Bring everything to a boil and simmer for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.

let simmer.

6. wash spinach and stir into the curry.

7. rinse chickpeas under running water and stir in a pan with 1

1 tsp. curry powder and 1 tsp. olive oil until crispy. 8.

8. season curry with lime juice and salt and pepper and toss with the

crispy chickpeas and garnish with parsley.


Feel free to try it out and let me know how you liked it!

Yours, Jana Noel 🤍


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