February 19, 2013

Vegan Curried Coleslaw Recipe

When I was little, mum would make this delicious curried coleslaw and I absolutely loved it. It has now been "veganised" and continues to be my favourite coleslaw recipe in the whole world. No more boring coleslaw for you! I think this is a great recipe for a barbecue, picnic or lunch as all vegans and non-vegans will enjoy it due to its amazing flavour! It has the amazing kick of curry powder, the sweetness from the raisins and the sourness from the green apples. Yum yum yum.  I could eat a whole bowl of this for dinner. I really hope you enjoy this as much as we do!

serves 4 as a side

Other:   5 cups thinly sliced green cabbage
   ½ cup thinly sliced green onions
   ½ cup grated carrot
   ¼ cup grated green apple
   ¼ cup raisins

   ¾ cup vegan mayonnaise
   ½ tablespoon curry powder
   salt and pepper
   ½ tablespoon brown sugar
   pinch cayenne pepper

  1. Make the salad dressing by adding all salad dressing ingredients to a bowl. Whisk to combine. Set aside.
  2. Add the cabbage, green onions, carrot, apple and raisins to a large bowl. Toss to combine.
  3. Pour the dressing over the salad. Toss until the salad is evenly coated by the dressing.
  4. Serve immediately or refrigerate until needed.

  • You can use our vegan mayonnaise recipe located here or purchase a store-bought brand.
  • Season with salt and pepper as desired to your liking. Also, if you like a sweeter coleslaw, feel free to add any sweeteners. 
  • Add more curry powder to your liking. If you live in Australia,  I use Keens Curry Powder. 


  1. This sounds super yummy! I love coleslaw. I will try it!

  2. Love the idea of adding curry to coleslaw!!!

  3. Made this last night and it was awesome. Ate it for dinner between two of us as a main dish instead of a side. Thanks heaps!

    1. I am so glad that you enjoyed it! Thanks for telling me :)

  4. Yummm! The salad looks wonderful & ooh so tasty too!

  5. Had this for lunch today - super delicious! Thanks so much for posting and to Jerome for the lovely photo.

    1. Hi Sydney! Thanks for the comment. I am happy that you enjoyed it :)

  6. Hi Madison
    Just made this. OMG!
    BTW: Your vegan mayonnaise is the best. :-)

    1. Hello! I am so glad that you enjoyed it. We really love it too! I know... the tofu mayonnaise is CRAZY! hehe. thank you :)

  7. This was divine, I did do a few variations, I used the dole bag mix of coleslaw, I used malt vinegar instead of the apple cider vinegar,I did not add the onion,I put in the zest and juice of one lemon,I grated in the apple instead of chunking it. I love the spices, and this one is a keeper!

    Thanks Madison!

    1. Hello! Oh your variations sound amazing. I know... it is delicious. Thanks for the nice comment!