Creamy Chickpea Curry

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Chickpeas are a very nutritious ingredient that can be used in a variety of recipes. They are a great source of protein, fibre, and essential vitamins and minerals, making them an excellent addition to any diet. Check the Benefits of chickpeas if you need more info. This simple, easy and delicious chickpea curry can be made any time of the day for lunch and dinner options. It is a perfect way to incorporate chickpeas into your diet. It’s a perfect recipe for those who are looking for a quick and easy meal that is both healthy and delicious.

It keeps well in the fridge and can stay up to 5 days. It can also be frozen for up to 3 months. Just ensure you pack it in a container with a tight-fitting lid or a ziplock bag.

This dish can be served with plain rice or naan bread. Try this Chickpea Salad for your lunch option or if you need a lighter chickpea recipe.

A quick and easy chickpea curry meal that is both healthy and delicious.
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Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Course Curry
Cuisine Indian
Servings 3
Calories 379 kcal


  • 540 ml Chickpea Canned
  • 1 medium onion chopped
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 cup crushed tomatoes
  • 1 tsp garam masala
  • 1 tsp curry powder
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1/8 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 tsp salt or more to taste
  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • 1/2 tsp minced ginger
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp erythritol/monk fruit or sugar
  • 1/2 cup coconut milk
  • 1 tsp lemon juice


  • In a pot over medium heat, add the olive oil and onions
  • Sautee until it caramelizes then add garlic and ginger
  • Once it browns (Don't let the garlic and ginger burn) add the tomato sauce and cook for 2 minutes then add the spices
  • Stir for 1 minute then add the chickpeas and mix everything well to combine
  • Add coconut milk and water and stir well to combine then cover to simmer
  • Let it simmer for about 10 minutes or until the sauce reduces to half
  • Taste the curry and add salt/pepper according to taste. Remove from heat then add the lemon and stir well to combine. Allow it to cool slightly then serve. Enjoy!


Calories: 379kcalCarbohydrates: 47gProtein: 14gFat: 17gSaturated Fat: 9gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gMonounsaturated Fat: 5gSodium: 917mgPotassium: 808mgFiber: 13gSugar: 11gVitamin A: 599IUVitamin C: 14mgCalcium: 118mgIron: 7mg
Keyword Chickpea, Curry, Quick DInner, Vegetarian
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