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Full bowl of vegan curry pasta with a zested orange to the left of the bowl

Vegan curry pasta

  • Author: Vegan Punks
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 40 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour
  • Yield: 4 1x
  • Diet: Vegan


If you love curry and pasta, then why not combine them? Add in a little zesty orange and you've got a dish made in Indian-Italian fusion heaven!


  • 1 onion – chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic – minced
  • 1 inch piece of ginger
  • Zest of 1 orange – finely grated
  • 250g mushrooms – sliced
  • 4 tbsp madras curry paste
  • 4 bell peppers (red, orange and yellow) – thinly sliced
  • 400g tin chopped tomatoes
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 360g farfelle pasta
  • 1 tbsp ground nut oil
  • Salt & Pepper (to taste)


  1. Cook and drain the pasta, according to the packet instructions, drain and then set aside.
  2. In a large pan, add the groundnut oil and bring it up to a medium-high heat. Chuck the onion in and cook until soft.
  3. Add the garlic, ginger and orange zest and fry for a couple of minutes, making sure not to burn the garlic.
  4. Get the mushrooms in and cook down a until they start to release water.
  5. Add the curry paste and stir everything up and cook for another minute.
  6. Pour the tomatoes and orange juice in, stir, bring to a boil then immediately reduce to a simmer.
  7. Simmer for around 15 minutes to cook the sauce down, season with salt and pepper.
  8. Taste and then add a bit more salt and pepper if it’s needed.
  9. Add the peppers and cook for 5 more minutes, then pour the pasta in and stir everything really well.
  10. Serve it up with a bit of extra orange peel on top if you fancy, and that's it – curried orange pasta!
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Stove top
  • Cuisine: Fusion, Indian, Italian

Keywords: Vegan curry pasta, curry pasta, orange pasta

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