Garamasala chicken, rice and kale one pot winner

Another great recipe by Mari from The Little Ones Chef, we love her Instagram feed. Make sure you follow her on @the_little_ones_chef 
We let Mari show you how easy it can be to cook healthy, tasty and nourishing meals for your littles ones in a time saving and efficient manner.



Serves 5-6

  • 2 large chicken breasts, excess fat removed and diced into 2cm cubes
  • 1 small onion, peeled and finely sliced
  • 2 cups basmati rice
  • 1 tsp yellow mustard seeds
  • 1 tsp ground turmeric
  • 1 ½ tbsp garamasala
  • 2 tsp sea salt
  • 5 cups boiling water
  • 3 stalks kale, leaves removed and roughly chopped
  • 1 lemon, rind finely grated and juiced
  • Plain Greek yogurt and fresh coriander to serve


Heat a little oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add the chicken and saute for 4-5 minutes, until lightly golden. Add the onions and saute for a few minutes until slightly softened. Stir in the rice and spices and cook stirring constantly until the rice is coated in spices. Pour in the boiling water, bring to simmer, cover with lid and cook for approx. 15 minutes until the rice is cooked. Add the kale and keep covered until it has collapsed. Stir through the salt, lemon rind and juice.

Serve topped with a heaped spoonful of yogurt and small handful of fresh coriander leaves.