Vegan Chickpea Curry

This Vegan Chickpea Curry offers a harmonious blend of spices, textures, and flavors that will keep you coming back for more.

Bowl of vegan chickpea curry with rice and the Dutch oven in the background.

Curry is one of my favorite flavors when it comes to cooking. I personally don’t think you can have too many vegan curry recipes. So naturally I am back at it again with this Vegan Chickpea Curry recipe. It is packed with protein and spices with that traditional curry flavor it is sure to be your new favorite weeknight dinner.

I love serving this curry alongside my White Rice or Indian Naan Bread to soak up all the goodness from the curry sauce in this dish.

Recipe Ingredients

Ingredients for vegan chickpea curry.

Chickpeas – Also known as garbanzo beans, these chickpeas are packed with protein for a hearty element.

Curry Powder – One of the most important ingredients when it comes to making any curry to give it that classic flavoring.

For a full list of ingredients and amounts see the recipe card below.

How to Make Vegan Chickpea Curry

Step #1: In a large pot over medium-high heat add in the coconut oil.

Step #2: Once melted down, lower to medium heat and add in the onions, tomatoes, salt and pepper and cook for 10 minutes stirring occasionally.

Onions and tomatoes cooking in a Dutch oven.

Step #3: Next, add in the chickpeas, garlic, garam masala, curry powder and cumin and stir together.

Chickpeas and spices added into the Dutch oven.

Step #4: Then, add in the coconut milk, bring the curry to a boil and reduce to a simmer for another 10-15 minutes.

Coconut milk added into the curry in the Dutch oven.

Step #5: Finally, remove the curry from the heat, add in the lime juice and chopped cilantro, and enjoy!

Bowl of chickpea curry and rice with lime slices.

FAQs

What other vegetables can I add into this Vegan Curry?

If you are wanting to add in more vegetables I would recommend adding in some cauliflower, spinach, or even bell peppers.

What is in curry powder?

The traditional ingredients in curry powder to give it its classic taste include, turmeric, ground coriander, ginger, cinnamon, cumin, cardamom, and black pepper.

Storage Information

You can store your leftovers in an airtight container in your refrigerator for 4-5 days. You can also freeze this curry in your freezer for up to 2 months.

To reheat you can do so on the stovetop over medium heat or in your microwave until everything has warmed through.

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This Vegan Chickpea Curry offers a harmonious blend of spices, textures, and flavors that will keep you coming back for more.

Vegan Chickpea Curry Recipe

This Vegan Chickpea Curry offers a harmonious blend of spices, textures, and flavors that will keep you coming back for more.
5 from 2 votes
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
Diet: Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Vegan, Vegetarian
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 290kcal
Author: Linda
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Ingredients

  • 2 Tbsp coconut oil
  • 1 medium yellow onion - diced
  • 14 oz fresh tomatoes - diced
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1 can chickpeas - drained and rinsed
  • 3 cloves garlic - minced
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp garam masala
  • 1 tsp curry powder
  • 1/4 tsp cumin
  • 13.5 oz coconut milk
  • 2 tsp fresh lime juice - optional garnish
  • fresh cilantro - optional garnish
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Instructions

  • In a large pot over medium-high heat add in the coconut oil.
  • Once melted down, lower the heat to medium and add in the onions, tomatoes, salt, and pepper and cook for 10 minutes stirring occasionally.
  • Next, add in the chickpeas, garlic, garam masala, curry powder and cumin and stir together.
  • Then, add in the coconut milk, bring the curry to a boil and reduce to a simmer for another 10-15 minutes.
  • Finally, remove the curry from the heat, add in the lime juice if using and enjoy!

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NOTES

You can store your leftovers in an airtight container in your refrigerator for 4-5 days. You can also freeze this curry in your freezer for up to 2 months.
To reheat you can do so on the stovetop over medium heat or in your microwave until everything has warmed through.

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 290kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 28g | Saturated Fat: 24g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.5g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 166mg | Potassium: 510mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 836IU | Vitamin C: 18mg | Calcium: 42mg | Iron: 4mg

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