Our Easy Chickpea Curry is creamy and flavor-packed. Inspired by Indian cuisine, this hearty vegetarian dish is even easy to prepare!
Prepare Mahatma® Basmati Rice according to package directions. Keep warm; set aside.
In large saucepan set over medium heat, add coconut oil. Add onion, garlic and ginger and cook, stirring occasionally, for 3 to 5 minutes or until starting to soften. Stir in cumin, curry powder, red pepper flakes, allspice and thyme sprigs. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 1 to 2 minutes or until fragrant. Stir in tomato paste; cook for 1 minute.
Stir in coconut milk, potatoes and broth; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low and cook, stirring occasionally, for 10 to 15 minutes or until potatoes are starting to soften. Season with salt and pepper.
Stir in chickpeas and peas. Continue to cook, stirring occasionally, for 5 to 10 minutes or until sauce is thickened and vegetables are tender. Stir in bell peppers and collard greens. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 3 to 5 minutes or until bell peppers are tender-crisp and collard greens are wilted.
Remove thyme sprigs. Stir in scallions and lime juice.
Divide rice among 6 bowls or plates. Top with curry and garnish each with a cilantro sprig.
Substitute chili flakes with 1 diced seeded Scotch bonnet or habanero chile pepper for an extra-spicy curry.
Substitute coconut oil with vegetable-based oil, if preferred.
Make this recipe yours! Here are just a few ways to customize your curry:
This dish reheats well, so it’s a great option to consider when Meal Prepping! It can be refrigerated for 4 to 5 days or stored in the freezer. Pack leftovers in a freezer-friendly plastic zipper bag or a small container and freeze. To reheat, use the microwave or cook in a small pot until warm.
Although this recipe is simple enough for even the most inexperienced cooks, you can also get some help from an Instant Pot or a crockpot to make this.
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