Experience the Flavors of Vegan Chickpea Curry: A Spicy and Creamy Delight

Nov 7, 2023 | Main Courses


Prep Time

Cooking Time

10 minutes
20 minutes

Vegan Chickpea Curry Ingredients


– 2 tablespoons of oil (coconut, olive, or vegetable)
– 1 large onion, finely chopped
– 3 garlic cloves, minced
– 1-inch piece of ginger, grated
– 2 teaspoons of curry powder
– 1 teaspoon of cumin powder
– ½ teaspoon of turmeric powder
– ½ teaspoon of paprika
– 1 can of chickpeas, drained and rinsed
– 1 can of diced tomatoes
– 1 cup of coconut milk
– Salt, to taste
– Fresh cilantro, for garnish

Vegan Chickpea Curry Cooking Instructions


1. In a large pan, heat the oil over medium heat. Add the finely chopped onions and sauté until they turn golden brown and fragrant.

2. Introduce the minced garlic and grated ginger to the mix. Continue sautéing for another minute or until a beautiful aroma fills the air.

3. Now comes the magic! Sprinkle in the curry powder, cumin powder, turmeric powder, and paprika. Stir this spice symphony delicately, allowing the flavors to blend and dance together.

4. Embrace the goodness of chickpeas as you pour them into the pan. Stir them well to coat every chickpea with the flavorful spices. Allow them to mingle for a couple of minutes, absorbing the piquancy we’ve carefully crafted.

5. Add the diced tomatoes with their juice. These luscious tomatoes will contribute their tanginess, balancing the dish and enhancing the overall depth of flavor.

6. Keeping the flame alive, pour in the creamy coconut milk, adding a touch of velvety richness to our curry. The coconut milk is the secret ingredient that infuses the dish with a heavenly smoothness.

7. Sprinkle salt, according to your taste preferences, allowing the flavors to marry and reach a harmonious balance. Remember, a little pinch now can go a long way in refining our masterpiece.

8. Reduce the heat to low and let the curry simmer gently for 15-20 minutes, allowing the flavors to meld into a unified vision of culinary brilliance. Keep an eye on it, occasionally giving it a loving stir.

9. Once the curry has reached the perfect harmony of flavors, turn off the heat. Garnish our creation with fresh cilantro, adding a burst of freshness and vibrant color to the ensemble.

Vegan Chickpea Curry

Tips and Variations:

– For an extra kick of heat, add some chopped green chilies or a sprinkle of cayenne pepper. Adjust the spiciness to suit your taste buds.
– Don’t hesitate to experiment with different vegetables like spinach, bell peppers, or even sweet potatoes. They will add delightful variations to this already wonderful dish.
– Squeeze a bit of fresh lemon juice to add a hint of tanginess and elevate the overall flavor profile.

So there you have it, a truly mesmerizing journey through the flavors of the Vegan Chickpea Curry. Embrace this dish, weaving it into your own story as you recreate it in the comfort of your kitchen. Indulge in the captivating blend of spices and allow its simplicity to transport you to the bustling streets of Kolkata.

Vegan Chickpea Curry

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