Nettle and Potato Curry – tastes great and healthy to boot!

Try this simple recipe for a delicious nettle and potato curry.  Not only does it taste great, but nettles are really good for you, the original superfood!


• 400g of nettles (blanched and rung dry)
• 1 large onion
• 2 cloves of garlic
• 1 fresh green chilli
• 4 potatoes cut into bite size pieces
• 1 tsp of cumin
• ½ tsp of garam masala
• 2 tbsp of tomato puree
• Olive oil
• Salt & pepper

How to make the nettle and potato curry

• Heat the oil
• Fry the onion, garlic and chilli until soft
• Add the spices and fry for 3 minutes
• Add the potatoes and fry until they are translucent
• Add the tomato puree and a splash of water
• Stir in the nettles
• Lower the heat and simmer for 10 – 15 minutes
• Add water as required
• Add salt and pepper to taste

To see photos from our wildfoods and woodland cooking courses, visit our Facebook page.

nettle and potato curry
We make nettle and potato curry on our 1day foraging courses; you can see plenty of photos from those course here and also on our Facebook page.

About Gary

Lead Instructor at Jack Raven Bushcraft, teaching bushcraft, wilderness and survival skills to groups and individuals.

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