Recipe For Chickpea And Coconut Curry

Recipe For Chickpea And Coconut Curry
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Coconut chickpea curry – the perfect vegan dish that is so so delish! 

Chickpeas are very versatile and can be used in very many different ways. One of our favourite ways to use them is in a curry. It’s easy to make, delicious to eat and something that caters to everybody’s dietary requirements – even the kids love it!

Recipe For Chickpea And Coconut Curry

Coconut Chickpea Curry

Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Course Side Dish


  • 1 Large White Onion finely diced
  • 1 tbsp Olive Oil 
  • tbsp Minced Garlic 
  • 1 tbsp Minced Ginger 
  • 1 tbsp Mama Ntsama chilli oil (garlic & ginger) 
  • 1 tbsp Curry Powder
  • 1 Can Coconut Milk
  • 1 Cup Fresh Tomatoes finely chopped 
  • 1 Can Chickpeas 
  • 1 Lime  juice
  • Coriander  finely chopped
  • 1 tsp  Salt taste 


  • Heat a large saucepan over medium heat and add oil before adding onions. Leave the onions to cook for 3-5 minutes until golden brown. 
  • Add garlic and ginger and cook for a further 1 minute before adding salt, chilli oil and curry powder. 
  • Add the tomatoes and leave to cook for 3-4 minutes before adding the coconut milk. 
  • Leave the curry to simmer for 10-15 minutes.
  • Finally, add the chickpeas and cook for another 3-5 minutes ensuring to stir often. 
  • Pour lime juice and add in some coriander for garnishing (to taste). Serve the chickpea curry with chapati or naan bread – so delicious!!
Keyword chickpeas, Vegetables

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Please also check out our yummy Spinach In Coconut recipe!

Disclosure: Working in collaboration with Mama Ntsama’s for this recipe. The chilli oil used was gifted to us for the purpose of this recipe.