Healthy, Easy Recipes

 Back to Recipes

Slow-cooker chicken, chickpea and vegetable curry

Set and forget. After a busy day sit down to a steaming hot meal with this slow cooker recipe.

395 mins
11 ingredients
$2.15 / person
Favourite Add to favourites Remove from favourites
Slow-cooker chicken, chickpea and vegetable curry


Serves = 6

  • 1 tbsn extra virgin olive oil
  • 1kg chicken thigh or breast, trim off fat and cut into quarters
  • 1 brown onion, remove ends and papery skin then finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup korma curry paste
  • 2 tsp tomato paste (salt reduced)
  • 400g can diced tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup chicken stock (salt reduced)
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • 1 cup frozen green beans
  • 1/2 cup plain yoghurt
  • 400g can chickpeas, drain off liquid

It’s this easy

  • Heat the oil in a frypan over a medium-high heat. Add the chicken in small batches and cook until brown on all sides
  • Add the onion and cook for about 4 minutes until it becomes soft and translucent
  • Add the curry paste and cook for 1 minute then add the tomatoes, tomato paste and stock
  • Transfer it into a 5 litre slow cooker. Set it to low and cook, covered for 6 hours. If you don't have a slow cooker, you could place all ingredients in an oven proof dish, cover and cook in a 110°c oven.
  • Add the yoghurt, chickpeas, peas and beans and cook for 15 minutes until heated through


  • Serve with rice and fresh herbs e.g. coriander


Nutrition information (per serve):

  • Energy (1791kJ)
  • Protein (41.1g)
  • Total fat (18.0g)
  • Saturated fat (5.2g)
  • Carbohydrate (19.5g); Starch (11.7g), Sugars (7.7g), Added sugars (0.6g), Free sugars (0.6g)
  • Dietary fibre (9.8g)
  • Sodium (622mg)
  • Calcium (128mg)
  • Iron (4.5mg)


Contains: Dairy, FODMAPs.
Your Personal Healthy Eating Quiz

What you eat or don’t eat affects how you look, feel and perform. Take our short quiz to find out what foods you could introduce to help you be your best.

Read More Show Less

What is healthy eating?

Eating healthy is making sure you enjoy a wide variety of foods from each of the five major food groups daily, in the amounts recommended. The five major food groups as recommended by the Australian Guide to Healthy Eating are:

  1. vegetables and legumes/bean
  2. fruit
  3. lean meats and poultry, fish, eggs, tofu, nuts and seeds, legumes/beans
  4. grain (cereal) foods, mostly wholegrain and/or high cereal fibre varieties
  5. milk, yoghurt, cheese and/or alternatives, mostly reduced fat.

Foods are grouped together because they provide similar amounts of key nutrients and eating a variety of foods from the list above helps to promote good health and reduce the risk of disease.

How do I improve my diet?

If you want to improve your diet you have come to the right place. By completing the Healthy Eating Quiz you’ll receive instant personalised feedback and a report on your diet quality to highlight any areas where you can improve your overall eating habits. Your score is based on the frequency and variety of the foods consumed from the five major food groups mentioned above. No Money No Time can help you improve your score by providing tips, goals and suggestions. On top of this we will provide quick, cheap and healthy recipes as well as credible answers to diet hacks, myths and FAQ’s.

Is my diet healthy?

Dietary habits are different between people. Some people choose to follow a particular diet (i.e., Keto diet or vegan diet) while some have to make changes due to certain food restrictions or health conditions. If you want to know if what you usually eat is healthy, then do the Healthy Eating Quiz today to give you the answers in less than 10 minutes.

Why is healthy eating important?

Your HEQ score and personalised feedback report is based on the frequency and variety of healthy core foods you usually eat. This is important because no single food contains all the nutrients we need to stay healthy. Some foods are higher in nutrients than others and people who have a lot of variety in the foods they eat are more likely to be healthy and to stay healthy. In other words, if you can eat a large variety of vegetables as opposed to only 2-3 types of vegetables, the benefits are much greater. This type of diet also helps you to feel better, think better and perform better during your usual daily activities.

Take the Healthy Eating Quiz