Creamy Chickpea Curry

by Jill Dalton

This Plant Based Creamy Chickpea Curry is a great recipe when you are short on time but still wanting something amazingly delicious! This recipe also lends itself to many alterations. You can add more spices if you like it more spicy and you can add your favorite veggies if you like. Serve it over rice or eat it ala carte. Either way it is fantastically delicious and satisfying.

Creamy Chickpea Curry

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Serves: 6 Prep Time: Cooking Time:
Nutrition facts: 200 calories 20 grams fat
Rating: 3.7/5
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1 yellow onion, diced
1 red onion, diced
3 cloves garlic, minced
2 Tbsp balsamic vinegar
2 tsp onion powder
2 tsp turmeric
1 Tbsp smoked paprika
2 Tbsp nutritional yeast
chili powder to preferred spiciness
1tsp cinnamon
1 Tbsp red curry powder
1 Tbsp garam masala
1/2 tsp pepper
1 tsp cumin
1  6 oz can tomato paste
1  14  oz can chopped tomatoes
1  14 oz can coconut milk
3  14 oz cans chickpeas
1/4 cup raisins
1 tsp Braggs liquid amino acids
4 cups baby kale


  1. Cook onions and garlic until translucent
  2. Add balsamic vinegar, spices and tomato paste and stir till well incorporated
  3. Add remaining ingredients except kale and cook until desired consistency
  4. Add kale and cook for a few minutes
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amydmomof4 November 25, 2018 - 11:13 pm

So sweet to see your lovely daughter cooking while you are out of commission:) I love that I can come to your website to find healthy and delicious recipes and know that they are all part of my Nutritarian lifestyle. Thank you so much Jill! Keep up the great work!

Andrea Wright November 27, 2018 - 2:09 pm

What brand of stock pot are you using?

Jill Dalton November 28, 2018 - 12:32 pm

it is All-Clad

veganmama4girls January 14, 2019 - 8:34 pm

I made this for dinner tonight. Everyone loved it! Even my pickiest eater 🙂 Thank you Jill and Sojourner, it was a tasty and healthy meal.

Jenna March 11, 2019 - 7:18 am

I’ve just found your website online – and this was my first recipe – Safe to say I will be making more of your recipes, this is soooo delicious! Thank you!

Roz May 10, 2021 - 5:17 pm

This recipe is so delicious! In fact, every recipe I have tried so far has been delicious. You are helping me to really enjoy my plant-based cooking journey.

Sue September 26, 2021 - 4:37 am

This is an amazing recipe! So easy and totally yummy! My meat eating husband loved it too. I served it with onion pakoras (recipe on this site) and wild rice.


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