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Quick Vegetarian Curry

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Quick Facts

Servings: 6
Prep Time: 10 min.
Cook Time: 15 min.
Total: 25 min.
Recipe from Mary Martha Shaw


  • 2 Tbs extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2-inch (1-cm) piece of fresh ginger, cut into very thin strips
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1/2 tsp black mustard seeds
  • 2 or 3 medium-sized potatoes, cut into 1/2-inch (1-cm) cubes
  • 1 head of cauliflower, cut into small flowers
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric
  • 2 tsp coriander powder
  • 1 tsp curry powder
  • 1 tsp organic cane sugar or honey
  • 2 tsp sea salt
  • 1 Tbs tomato paste
  • 1 to 2 cups (240 to 480mL) coconut milk
  • 2 cups garbanzo beans, cooked
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro


  • Heat a 1 1/2-quart (1.2-L) skillet. Add the oil.
  • Add the ginger, cumin, and mustard seeds.
  • When the seeds pop, add the potatoes and cauliflower, browning slightly.
  • Next add the turmeric, coriander, curry, sugar, and salt. Sauté a minute or two longer.
  • Combine the tomato paste and coconut milk; add to the vegetables along with the beans.
  • Continue simmering until the vegetables are fork-tender, then add the chopped cilantro.
  • Serve over rice with chapatis.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 324
  Calories from Fat 120 (37%)
(22%)Total Fat 14g
(40%)Saturated Fat 8g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 4g
(0%)Cholesterol 0mg
(40%)Sodium 971mg
(37%)Potassium 1312mg
Total Carbohydrate 44g
(44%)Dietary Fiber 11g
Sugars 7g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(22%)Protein 11g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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