Hidden Veg Katsu Curry Sauce

  • Author: Ciara Attwell
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 26 minutes
  • Total Time: 31 minutes
  • Yield: 12 1x
  • Category: Hidden Veg
  • Cuisine: Curry


A kid-friendly Katsu Curry Sauce packed with hidden vegetables. Brilliant for getting some added nutrition into your fussy eaters!


  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 3 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1 or 2 tbsp of mild curry powder
  • 2 tbsp plain flour
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 litre vegetable stock
  • 1 large carrot, diced
  • 150g courgette, diced
  • 150g cauliflower, chopped
  • 1 red pepper, chopped


  1. Add the oil and onions to a large saucepan or casserole dish on the hob and cook for 3-4 minutes until the onions have softened.
  2. Add the garlic, curry powder and flour, mix well and cook for 1 minute.
  3. Add the honey, soy sauce and vegetable stock, along with the veggies.
  4. Bring to the boil and reduce to a simmer for 20 minutes.
  5. Use a hand blender to blitz the sauce until completely smooth. You can also transfer it into a stand blender.
  6. Serve with breaded or battered chicken, rice and veggies on the side.


This recipe makes approximately 12 small servings of the Katsu Curry Sauce. Leftovers will keep in the fridge in an airtight jar or container for up to 3 days and can be reheated on the hob or in the microwave.

The sauce can also be frozen. Defrost in the fridge overnight and reheat as above.