Donal Skehan’s quick-fix veggie curry

A good-quality shop-bought curry paste is a fantastic time-saver in the kitchen.

Donal Skehan quick fix veggie curry
Issy Croker


2 tbsp sunflower oil
3 tbsp rogan josh paste
2 x 225g blocks paneer, cubed
400g tin chickpeas,
drained and rinsed
1 tbsp garam masala
150g kale, tough stems removed and leaves finely shredded
250g baby spinach
100g full-fat natural yogurt
250g pack cooked basmati rice

1. Heat the oil in a sauté pan over a medium-high heat and fry the curry paste for 1 minute. Add the paneer, increase the heat to high and fry for 1-2 minutes until lightly browned.

2. Add 200ml water, the chickpeas and garam masala and allow to bubble for 5 minutes. Stir in the kale, spinach and yogurt and bubble for about 1 minute more until the greens have wilted.

3. Warm or microwave the rice according to the packet instructions and serve with the curry.

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