Oil in medium stockpot.
Add onions, cook briefly.
Add onions, vindaloo, garlic, soy, sherry, sugar, tea, and red pepper flakes. Measure soy and sherry into vindaloo jars and shake to get the paste out. Mix all well to prevent scorching.
Add carrots, potatoes, and enough water to cover by 1". Bring to boil. Reduce heat. Cook until spuds and carrots are barely fork tender.
Add remaining vegetables.
Add coconut cream to mixture, stir to melt coconut cream. PAY ATTENTION! MIXTURE WILL BURN!!
Thicken with slurry.