Nutty potato curry

Flavourful & fiber-rich

For those evenings you don’t have a lot of time but need a hearty, tasty meal to fill your family up, this nutritious Nutty Potato Curry using everyday ingredients is simple, quick to make, and packed with flavour!

This recipe is:

  • Flavourful
  • Satiating
  • Protein-rich
  • Fiber-filled

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Nutty Potato Curry

Emma Levez Larocque
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 283 kcal


  • 1 medium onion, diced small
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 4 medium potatoes, diced small
  • 1/2 – 1 tbsp curry powder (to taste)
  • 1 apple, cored and diced
  • 1 can (398 ml) chickpeas, with juice
  • 2 tbsp peanut butter
  • 1 can (398 ml) tomato sauce
  • 1 cup water
  • salt (to taste)
  • fresh cilantro to garnish (optional)


  • Warm a large saucepan over medium heat. When hot add a splash of olive oil or water and place diced onions in the pan. Sauté until translucent.
  • Add garlic, potatoes, curry powder and a pinch of salt. Toss everything together and cook for about 10 minutes, until the potatoes begin to soften, stirring occasionally. If needed turn the heat down and/or add a splash of water to make sure the potatoes do not stick and the garlic doesn’t burn.
  • Once the potatoes have softened add the apple, chickpeas (with juice), peanut butter, tomato sauce and water. Mix everything together well and bring to a simmer.
  • Once the sauce is simmering turn the heat to medium-low and cook until sauce has thickened and the potatoes are soft, stirring occasionally (this should take another 10 minutes or so).
  • Taste and season with additional curry powder or salt if desired.
  • Serve over rice or another grain, and garnish with fresh chopped cilantro if desired.


SCALE IT UP! This recipe can easily be doubled or tripled; simply adjust the curry powder and salt to taste.
Servings: 6
Quantity Measure Cost
Onion 1   0.58
Garlic 3 cloves 0.33
Potatoes 4 medium   3.50
Curry powder 1/2-1 tbsp 0.66
Apple 1   1.38
Chickpeas 1 can 1.79
Peanut butter 2 tbsp 0.35
Tomato sauce 1 can (398 ml) 0.35
water 1 cup 1.99
Total cost     10.93
Cost/serving     1.82


Calories: 283kcalCarbohydrates: 47.7gProtein: 10.4gFat: 7.1gSaturated Fat: 1.3gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2.3gMonounsaturated Fat: 1.4gSodium: 101mgPotassium: 894mgFiber: 9.8gSugar: 10.4gVitamin A: 207IUVitamin C: 57mgCalcium: 61mgIron: 3mg
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