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Our Favourite Vegan Katsu Recipes

by Fabian Jackson

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Sweet, fragrant, crunchy and warming: All things the perfect vegan katsu curry should aim to evoke. We’ve put together a list of our favourite plant-based recipes to get you excited for tonight’s dinner.

Here are our top picks, all you’ve got to do is narrow it down to one.

Katsu curry 

The name katsu traditionally refers to panko breadcrumb-covered meats in Japanese cuisines. However, these delicious recipes are all vegan, so you’ll only find expertly cooked tofu and hearty slices of veg. 
The curry sauce that’s integrally linked to the katsu is a fragrant and mild curry made from plenty of fresh ginger, turmeric, soy sauce and coconut milk. 

Vegan katsu recipes  

Simple plant-based katsu recipe

sweet potato katsu

Photo credits: Sneaky Veg

This recipe from Sneaky Veg will transform your sweet potatoes cupboard staples into an irresistibly simple vegan katsu curry that will be ready in a little over an hour. 

Aubergine katsu recipe

aubergine katsu

Photo credits: Bosh

This is a great recipe from Bosh that you’ll be sure to make over and over again. The aubergine is cooked to perfection and really serves as a great main event that’s championed by the hearty and comforting curry sauce. 

Vegan tofu katsu recipe

tofu katsu curry

Photo credits: Cupful of Kale

If you’re looking to use tofu in your vegan katsu, this recipe from Cupful of Kale might just be the one for you. It’s sure to settle your takeaway cravings and leave you feeling full and nourished – can a takeaway do that?

Ultimate vegan katsu curry recipe

vegan katsu

Photo credits: Lazy Cat Kitchen

We think this recipe from the Lazy Cat Kitchen qualifies as the ultimate vegan katsu curry. Not only does it have glowing recipe reviews, but it also combines the best parts of all the previous recipes and then some! Give this recipe a go tonight; we’re sure you won’t regret it.

Let us know which recipe you go for and how much you loved it in the comments below.


By Fabian Jackson
Fabian Jackson

Fabian is one of our lovely Content Marketing Assistants who loves writing almost as much as he loves coffee, old episodes of Escape to the Country (no judgement here), and cooking up a storm in his kitchen.

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