This fast Indian-style curry comes together with ingredients you most likely have on hand, like frozen peas and canned tomatoes and chickpeas. Plus, using these spices shows how simple it is to make a curry sauce for an easy vegetarian recipe. Serve with whole-wheat naan to sop it all up.

Breana Killeen
Source: EatingWell Magazine, November 2019

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Recipe Summary

active:
35 mins
total:
35 mins
Servings:
4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Bring 1 inch of water to a boil in a large pot fitted with a steamer basket. Add potatoes, cover and steam until tender, 6 to 8 minutes. Set the potatoes aside. Dry the pot.

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  • Heat oil in the pot over medium-high heat. Add onion and cook, stirring often, until soft and translucent, 3 to 5 minutes. Add garlic, curry powder, salt and cayenne; cook, stirring constantly, for 1 minute. Stir in tomatoes and their juice; cook for 2 minutes. Transfer the mixture to a blender or food processor. Add 1/2 cup water and puree until smooth.

  • Return the puree to the pot. Pulse the remaining 1/4 cup water in the blender or food processor to rinse the sauce residue. Add to the pot along with the reserved potatoes, chickpeas, peas and garam masala. Cook, stirring often, until hot, about 5 minutes.

Tips

Tip: Garam masala, a mix of coriander, black pepper, cumin, cardamom, cinnamon and other spices, adds a warming, complex layer of flavor to this Indian stew.

Nutrition Facts

321 calories; protein 8.9g 18% DV; carbohydrates 46.5g 15% DV; exchange other carbs 3; dietary fiber 8.8g 35% DV; sugars 6.6g; fat 11.6g 18% DV; saturated fat 1.1g 5% DV; cholesterolmg; vitamin a iu 968.5IU 19% DV; vitamin c 28.9mg 48% DV; folate 35.2mcg 9% DV; calcium 77.6mg 8% DV; iron 2.4mg 13% DV; magnesium 64.2mg 23% DV; potassium 795.6mg 22% DV; sodium 532.8mg 21% DV.

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Rating: 4 stars
10/27/2019
I will definitely make this curry again! It's easy and such a nice change of pace. The sauce is really delicious - I like making it myself so I can control the heat. Read More