Vegan Chickpea Curry

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Easy Vegan Chickpea Curry Recipe

This super creamy and delicious vegan chickpea curry is amazing!

 

It’s easy to make, incredibly comforting and ready in no time.

 

The sauce is packed with flavors of onion, garlic and ginger, as well as warm spices concentrated in curry paste.

 

It’s served with lime juice and cilantro for extra fresh flavors and is the ultimate comfort food!

Vegan Curry Recipe

Curry is always my go-to dish anytime of the year.

 

It’s perfect for busy nights when you need a 30 minute meal, and is great for meal prep too!

 

It is the main food I crave on cold nights and is also incredibly budget-friendly!

 Recipe for Vegan Curry

Vegan Thai Coconut Milk Curry Sauce 

The sauce is what makes this curry irresistible.

 

It has a base of onion, ginger, garlic and pepper, and really gets packed with flavor from some curry paste.

 

The coconut milk adds tons of creaminess as well as a hint of sweetness.

 

Then a pinch of brown sugar and soy sauce add even more depth and richness.

Vegan Curry Sauce

The meal is topped with with some squeezed lime and chopped cilantro to add some freshness and make for the perfect flavor.

 

You can serve it over rice or with some naan bread as well!

Vegan Curry Indian

How to Make Vegan Curry with Chickpeas

Making the Curry Sauce Base

To make this easy vegan curry, prepare your ingredients by chopping the onion, mincing the garlic and ginger, and cutting the pepper into slices.

 

Now, add the chopped onion and olive oil to a large pan over medium heat and cook for 3-4 minutes, stirring often until translucent.

 

Add the minced ginger and garlic and cook for 2 minutes, continue stirring often as you add the remaining ingredients.

 

Add the sliced pepper and cook another 2 minutes.

Vegan Curry with Chickpeas

Adding the Curry Paste and Coconut Milk

Add the curry paste and mix well to evenly distribute.

 

Add the drained chickpeas and coconut milk and cook for 5-8 minutes until thickened.

Vegan Curry with Rice

Thickening and Serving Curry Sauce

Add the cornstarch mixture in increments, stirring in between, and then add the brown sugar, soy sauce and salt and pepper as needed.

 

Stir everything together and let simmer for a minute or two to finish, then it’s done!

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Serve over rice with fresh lime juice and chopped cilantro!

Vegan Chickpea Curry

Best Homemade Chickpea Curry Recipe

I love making this homemade curry just about every week!

 

It also has pantry-friendly ingredients so I can just keep it on hand for whenever I want it.

 

It’s a great recipe for using up any other veggies that are about to go bad, just toss them in with the pepper!

Vegan Curry Thai
Vegan Curry

This recipe is:

  • Quick
  • Easy
  • Creamy
  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
  • Flavorful
  • Comforting

 

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Vegan Curry Recipe

Yield: 4 Servings

Vegan Chickpea Curry

Vegan Curry Recipe

Easy and creamy vegan chickpea curry recipe with coconut milk, ginger, garlic, onion and sliced peppers. The best comforting curry recipe!

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 15 oz. Can Chickpeas
  • 1 15 oz. Can Full-Fat Coconut Milk
  • 3 Tbsp Curry Paste
  • 1 Onion
  • 3 Cloves Garlic
  • 2 Tbsp Fresh Ginger
  • 1 Tbsp Brown Sugar
  • 1 Tbsp Soy Sauce
  • 2 Tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1 Tbsp Cornstarch dissolved into 2 Tbsp Water
  • Salt & Pepper (to taste)
  • Fresh Lime (to serve)
  • Fresh Cilantro (to serve

Instructions

  1. Prepare the ingredients by chopping the onion, mincing the garlic and ginger and cutting the pepper into slices.
  2. Add the chopped onion and olive oil to a large pan and cook for 3-4 minutes, stirring often as you add the remaining ingredients.
  3. Add minced garlic and ginger and cook for 2 minutes. Add sliced pepper and cook another 2 minutes.
  4. Add the curry paste and mix well, then add the drained chickpeas and coconut milk and cook for 5-8 minutes until thickened.
  5. Slowly add in the cornstarch mixture, stirring in between, and then add the brown sugar, soy sauce and salt and pepper as needed and mix well.
  6. Let simmer for another minute or two and it is ready.
  7. Serve over rice with fresh lime juice and chopped cilantro.

Notes

*This curry is even better the next day as all the ingredients marinate!

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Nutrition Information:

Yield:

4

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 465Total Fat: 33gSaturated Fat: 21gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 9gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 505mgCarbohydrates: 39gFiber: 8gSugar: 9gProtein: 11g

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22 thoughts on “Vegan Chickpea Curry”

  1. Oh yum – I seriously got so, so hungry looking through this post and your gorgeous photos! The slices of red pepper are such a pretty addition – and such a delicious flavor booster, too! What a perfectly easy, budget-friendly meal to cozy up with on chilly evenings!

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  2. A chickpea curry always goes down well in my house and this one sounds super tasty! I love chickpeas, they are such a versatile ingredient!

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  3. If there was one curry recipe that I could call my all-time favorite, it would be chickpea curry. And you nailed it! Fantastic results and amazing photos 🙂

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