Curried Tomato Peanut Rice (Vegan + Glutenfree)

Curried Tomato Peanut Rice: a Super quick yet delicious rice dish made using curry powder, tomato chutney, and peanuts. It can be made spicy and stored for 2-3 days in the fridge. Great for packed lunch/picnic or easy to carry meal.

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Curried Tomato Peanuts Rice  – Winter is all about comfort food and adds a weekend to it and it’s all about one-pot recipes or you can say easy-peasy 15 minutes recipes.

Have you already made plans for this weekend or want to take it easy …. at least that’s what I’m doing.

I mean ever since Thanksgiving, there has been so many festivities/parties and go to events that I’m seriously so looking forward to tucking in with some cozy comfort food.

And watch tons of TV or maybe that’s also too much….just catching up on sleep and read book – Sound’s like a plan, Right?

When I say ‘cozy – comfort-food – tucking in’ there’s ONLY one recipe that comes to my mind Curried Tomato Peanut Rice  !!

Curried Tomato Peanut Rice
It’s seriously is so easy to make and most of the ingredients are already there in your kitchen pantry.

Just saute and mix everything together for 10-15 minutes and you are ready with this ‘Gorgeous Red-Orange Rice Dish’ that takes you to a comfort-zone in every bite.

To make it even more simple, I’m using ‘  Zesteez – Tomato Chunky Chutney‘ to cook the entire dish hence there is no chopping/grinding process involved.

The chutney is delicious and has a mild flavor that works perfectly with any snacks or dish.


I made a big batch of this Curried Tomato Peanuts Rice to last me at least 2 meals (that sure is a Lazy Alert) over the weekend.

And even while making and clicking pictures to share with you’ll hear, I’ve already nibbled on some of it 😉

Do give ‘Zesteez’ a visit and see their amazing chutney.


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Curried Tomato Peanuts Rice




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Curried Tomato Peanut Rice

Curried Tomato Peanut Rice

Curried Tomato Peanut Rice: super quick yet delicious rice dish made using curry powder, tomato chutney, and peanuts.

Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 11 minutes
Total Time 13 minutes


  • 2 Cups Cooked Rice - I'm using basmati rice but you can use any rice.
  • 4 Tbsp Chunky Tomato Chutney - available in Indian stores or online
  • 4 Tbsp Peanuts - roasted
  • 1 Tbsp Olive Oil - can use any light oil
  • 1 Green Chili - thinly sliced
  • Few Sprigs Cilantro - chopped - for decoration


  • 1 Tsp Curry Powder
  • 1 Tsp Salt - use as per taste
  • 1 Tsp Chili Powder - use as per taste


  1. Heat oil in a non-stick pan and add the tomato chutney.
  2. Saute on medium heat for 2 minutes.
  3. Add peanuts, spices, green chili and saute for 2 more minutes.
  4. Now, add cooked rice, saute and cook covered for 2-3 minutes over low heat. (this helps rice absorb all the flavors).
  5. Remove the cover, saute lightly and let cook for another 2 minutes.
  6. Switch off the heat.
  7. Transfer to serving dish, sprinkle with chopped cilantro and serve hot.

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 255 Total Fat: 21g Saturated Fat: 4g Trans Fat: 0g Unsaturated Fat: 13g Cholesterol: 25mg Sodium: 100mg Carbohydrates: 62g Fiber: 3g Sugar: 9g Protein: 16g

****** For this post, I was sent a set of Zesteez Chutney for review***********


24 Replies to "Curried Tomato Peanut Rice (Vegan + Glutenfree)"

  • Neli @ Delicious Meets Healthy January 27, 2016 (3:19 am)

    This looks delicious!! This sounds like a great side dish!! gorgeous pictures as well!

  • Lindsey January 24, 2016 (5:40 am)

    This looks so tasty! I’m a huge fan of curried anything. The peanuts just make it that much better!

  • Donna January 24, 2016 (1:37 am)

    Oh yum, this sounds delicious! I wouldn’t mind a big bowl of this in front of the telly tonight – it is super cold and rainy outside, so this would be perfect!

    • Molly Kumar January 24, 2016 (7:54 am)

      Thanks Donna, it sure would be great on a super cold-rainy day/night. Thanks for visiting 🙂

  • Tish January 23, 2016 (7:26 pm)

    This looks great. I love that it can be made spicy.

  • Kusum January 23, 2016 (3:41 pm)

    Molly, you always make me hungry! This looks so delicious and I should try finding that pickle near me, looks very inviting.
    xx, Kusum

    • Molly Kumar January 23, 2016 (6:07 pm)

      Aweee, thats so sweet of you Kusum 🙂 Thanks for visiting n glad you liked the recipe. Zesteez is also available online 🙂

  • Vi Dotter January 23, 2016 (11:00 am)

    Thanks so much for this recipe! We eat rice all the time and love to try new cultural flavors.

    • Molly Kumar January 23, 2016 (6:11 pm)

      That is awesome, I’m glad you found another rice recipe 🙂 Thanks for visiting us.

  • Olivia @ Olivia's Cuisine January 23, 2016 (4:08 am)

    What an interesting dish! I’ve never had anything similar, but I do love rice. (All Brazilians love rice! lol). Definitely going to give it a try! Thanks for sharing!

  • Mark, CompassandFork January 23, 2016 (12:45 am)

    Molly, I do enjoy curries and here is a great looking vegetarian option. It looks really inviting and makes me want to go out there and start cooking this!

  • Mahy January 23, 2016 (12:40 am)

    Oh this looks absolutely delish!! Love the comfort and spice feel with it, I’m making this tomorrow for sure!

    • Molly Kumar January 28, 2016 (2:35 pm)

      Thanks Mahy, look forward to you making the recipe.

  • Asha January 22, 2016 (11:22 pm)

    This sounds so amazing and yum.

    • Molly Kumar January 24, 2016 (7:57 am)

      Hey Asha, Thanks so much for visiting and I’m sooooo glad you liked the recipe – Hugs, Molly

  • sue|theviewfromgreatisland January 22, 2016 (11:02 pm)

    This rice looks fabulous, who could resist those little peanuts? And I’m always looking for great new condiments, thanks for the heads up about Zesteez 🙂

  • Christina January 22, 2016 (10:07 pm)

    Mmm sounds so yummy. I love curry and rice so can’t beat that. Thanks for sharing!

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