Healthy Curry-in-a-Hurry Recipe

Curry has been used in Ayurvedic Medicine to cure a host of different health issues.

The spices in a healthy curry such as Turmeric have an anti-inflammatory affect in your body and help relieve the symptoms of colds and flu.

Healthy Curry with delicious spices

Don’t be overwhelmed by the long list of spices – these can be bought cheaply and last a long time. Indian spice shops usually have everything you need at a fraction of the supermarket price.

Chickpeas are well known for their health properties and are especially high in minerals such as magnesium, calcium and potassium. Chickpeas are also a great source of fibre to help keep your digestive system healthy. Once you try this healthy curry dish you will want to know how you ever did without it!

Course Vegetarian
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour

Ingredients

  • 1 large onion
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 2 tsp turmeric
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp yellow mustard seeds
  • 1 bunch of coriander
  • 1 tsp grated ginger
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 tsp black peppercorns
  • 1 cinnamon quill or 1 tsp of ground cinnamon
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp chilli powder
  • 1 sweet potato
  • 1 zucchini
  • 2 cans organic chickpeas
  • ½ litre of water
  • 1 tin organic coconut milk
  • 1 tbls coconut oil or ghee

Method

  • In a large pot gently pan fry onions, ginger and garlic in coconut oil or ghee on a high heat – be careful not to burn the garlic.
  • Add zucchini, cinnamon, chilli, sweet potato and the rest of the spices and gently cook for 2 minutes, stirring frequently.
  • Add water, coconut milk and chickpeas bring to the boil then turn down the heat to a medium heat and allow the curry to simmer for 20 minutes till the sweet potato is tender
  • Serve with brown rice, quinoa or flat bread.

Enjoy your healthy curry – and leave us a report in the comments below!

Mr Vitamins