If you don’t feel like spending forever in the kitchen but still want a nutritious and satisfying dinner, this veggie curry is ready in just 20 minutes.
You can stick to the recipe below, or switch it up. Just replace the broccoli, carrots, and snow peas with whatever vegetables you have on hand. Even frozen veggies can work. Be sure to give them a quick steam first, though, to soften them up before adding to the curry sauce.
Check out this video to see how easy it is to whip up a veggie curry.
Now you try! Here’s the recipe:
Prep Time: 10 min
Cook Time: 10 min
Total Time: 20 min
1 container culinary coconut milk or 1 can full fat coconut milk
2 Tbsp. red curry paste
1/2 tsp. turmeric
1 1/2 cups chickpeas
3 cups broccoli florets, chopped small
1 cup carrots, sliced thin (2-3 carrots)
1 cup snow peas, sliced in half
1-2 tsp. fresh red chilis (jalapeno or Thai) sliced (optional, for EXTRA heat)*
2 tsp. lime juice
1/4 tsp. pink salt, or to taste
1/4 cup fresh basil, chopped (optional)
Heat a pan over medium heat. Add the coconut milk, curry paste, and turmeric. Stir well, bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes. Next, add vegetables, chickpeas, and optional additional chiles if you want it super hot. Cover, and cook for 8-10 minutes, or until vegetables are soft.
Stir in lime juice and salt to taste.
To serve, garnish with fresh basil and optionally, a few more small red chiles.
Eat this vegetable curry on its own, or serve over rice or cauliflower rice.
Get the printable recipe here.
About the Author: Maria Marlowe is an Integrative Nutrition Health Coach who has helped thousands of people improve their health by optimizing their diet. She has created meal plans and programs to help you lose weight, clear up acne, and spend less time in the kitchen yet still eat healthy.
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