Quick and Easy Indian Meal in Just 30 Minutes

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Looking for a quick and easy Indian meal that is delicious and packed with flavor? Look no further! Here is a simple recipe that you can whip up in under 30 minutes.


  • 1 cup basmati rice
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon grated ginger
  • 1 tablespoon curry powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1 can chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 1 can diced tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup coconut milk
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Fresh cilantro, chopped, for garnish


  1. Cook rice according to package instructions.
  2. In a large skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat.
  3. Add onions and sauté until soft and translucent.
  4. Add garlic and ginger and sauté for another 30 seconds.
  5. Add curry powder, cumin, and coriander and sauté for another 30 seconds.
  6. Add chickpeas and diced tomatoes and stir to combine.
  7. Add coconut milk and bring to a simmer.
  8. Reduce heat and let simmer for 10 minutes.
  9. Season with salt and pepper, to taste.
  10. Serve over cooked rice and garnish with fresh cilantro.

Servings and Calories

This recipe makes 4 servings. Each serving contains approximately:

  • 400 calories
  • 15 grams of fat
  • 60 grams of carbohydrates
  • 10 grams of protein

Tips and Tricks

  • If you don’t have curry powder, you can substitute with a mix of ground turmeric, cumin, coriander, and cinnamon.
  • You can also use any type of canned beans or lentils in place of chickpeas.
  • Add a protein if you like, either cooked pork, beef, or chicken.
  • For an extra kick of heat, add some chopped jalapeno or red pepper flakes.
  • You can also add in some chopped veggies like bell peppers or zucchini for some extra nutrition.


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