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Chickpea Curry – Quick and Vegan!

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Homemade vegan chickpea curry

A quick and easy vegan chickpea curry recipe – cooks in just 20 minutes making it a super fast and  healthy dinner – and there’s LOADS of delicious ways to serve it! 

How to make vegan chickpea curry

Mmmm our vegan chickpea curry is so quick and delicious, not to mention low cost and nutritious to boot! Chickpeas have loads of healthy benefits

Just fry and soften the onions, add in the ginger, garlic, chilli and spices then pour in your chickpeas and tinned tomatoes, season and simmer. So simple and so delicious! 

What spices to use in chickpea curry

I keep a little stock of herbs and spices as cupboard staples – they’re such an easy way to make home cooking simple, low cost and tasty. For cooking a simple curry I tend to add

  • cumin seeds (quickly pounded with a pestle and mortar) 
  • ground coriander
  • ground cinnamon
  • ground turmeric 
  • garam masala 

If keeping a stock of spices isn’t for you, then just keep a jar of curry paste in the fridge and add to your recipes. It’s your food, you’re the cook just do what suits you!

What extra veggies can I add into chickpea curry?

Use our chickpea curry as a base and then throw in whatever extras you fancy! Veggies like…

  • spinach
  • aubergine
  • courgette
  • peppers 
  • cauliflower
  • baby potatoes

Side dishes that go great with a homemade curry

I love to serve curries with fresh and tasty side dishes, like…. 

How to serve vegan chickpea curry

Well our homemade curry is delicious served with rice, flatbreads and mint raita just like this…

But I also serve this a whole lot of other ways too…

  • In pitta bread with salad and vegan yogurt
  • In wraps with salad and tofu 
  • Stuffed into oven baked potatoes or sweet potatoes 
  • Served on top of nachos with soya cheese

More vegan dinner recipes for you to try…

Yield: Serves 4

Chickpea Curry

Homemade vegan chickpea curry

A delicious, quick and easy vegan curry recipe.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 tbs sunflower oil 
  • 2 onions - finely chopped
  • Thumb sized piece of ginger - peeled and grated
  • 2 cloves garlic - peeled and grated
  • 1 tbs garam masala
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds - bashed in a pestle and mortar
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp ground coriander 
  • 2 tins chickpeas
  • 2 tins chopped tomatoes 
  • Pinch sea salt and black pepper 

Instructions

  1. Add a splash of sunflower oil to a large pan and gently fry the onions for around 10 minutes to soften then. Add a pinch of salt it helps them soften quicker.
  2. Tip in the garlic, ginger, chillies and spices. Stir well.
  3. Tip in the tinned chickpeas and tomatoes.
  4. Bring to the boil then reduce the heat and simmer with the lid off for 10 minutes.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

4

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 217Total Fat: 6gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 5gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 33mgCarbohydrates: 34gFiber: 9gSugar: 8gProtein: 9g

Nutritional content will vary depending on the exact ingredients you use and how careful you are with measuring - this nutritional information is given as a general guide only and may not be accurate - you should always calculate your own nutritional information especially if you have specific dietary requirements.

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