Indian Vegetable and Rice Skillet Meal

Source: What's Cooking? USDA Mixing Bowl

Serving size: 1 cup

Servings per recipe: 10

You can have a healthy Indian meal right in your own home!

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  • 2 teaspoons vegetable oil
  • 1 onion (chopped)
  • 1 tablespoon curry powder
  • 2 cups mixed vegetables (chopped cauliflower, peppers, carrots, or peas)
  • 1 baking potato (large)
  • 1 can kidney beans (15 ounces, drained, rinsed)
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt (optional)
  • 2 1/2 cups cooked brown rice


Cutting board & sharp knife, measuring cups & spoons, skillet, stirring spoon, and saucepan for rice.


1. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat.

2. Add onion, and curry powder, and stir while cooking for 1 minute.

3. Add remaining ingredients. Bring to a boil, cover, and reduce heat.

4. Simmer 20-25 minutes. Serve hot, with brown rice.

5. Refrigerate leftovers with in 2-3 hours.


To spice this recipe up, add 1/2 tsp dried chili peppers.

Serve this recipe with plain yogurt and Indian chutney.

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