Vegan Chickpea Curry

Easy Vegan Chickpea Curry ( Gluten-free)

I Love chickpea curry. I ate it one time at some Indian restaurant and loved it. Since then, it has become one of my favorite dishes, and I am glad my family enjoys it as well. We like eating it with brown basmati rice, sweet potato, or white quinoa.

This vegan chickpea curry is easy and faster to make. It takes about 30 minutes to prepare; it’s creamy, gluten-free, and yummy. The coconut cream will add flavor and make it very delicious. It is excellent for an entire family, whether you are vegan, transitioning, or not.

Should you use canned or home-cooked Chickpeas?

You can use a can of pre-cooked or home-cooked chickpea. If using canned chickpeas, make sure you drain the juice and rinse the beans. Boil or cook the canned chickpeas for a few minutes to soften them before making the curry.

What goes well with Vegan Chickpea Curry?

This vegan chickpea curry recipe is great for lunch or dinner. It goes well with rice, quinoa, or mashed potatoes. You can add any vegetables such as spinach, broccoli, or cauliflower to make it more nutritious.

What Ingredients Do you need for this Vegan Curry recipe?

You will need:

  • Cooked Chickpeas
  • Spices-Curry powder or paste (yellow or red), turmeric powder, and smoked paprika.
  • Tomatoes (Paste or chopped)
  • White chopped onions.
  • Minced garlic
  • Chopped carrots
  • Coconut or Cashew cream
  • Hot water (optional)

How to make vegan Chickpea Curry

Step One

Heat oil in a large saucepan and add your chopped onions and let cook for a few minutes or until soft. Add the garlic and cook for another 2 minutes

Fried onions

Step 2

Add the chopped carrots and cook for a few minutes and add the tomatoes. Cook while stirring occasionally for about 2-3 minutes until the contents combine well.

How to make chickpea Curry

Step 3

Add the chickpea and mix them with the contents in the pot to combine well. Cook for about 2 minutes for the flavor to absorb well in the chickpeas.

Step 4

Pour in the coconut cream and stir to mix well. Cook on medium-low heat for a short time. Add some hot water if the consistency is too thick for you but don’t make it too runny. Remove from the stove serve over rice, sweet potato, or quinoa, and enjoy.

Vegan Chickpea Curry
How to make vegan Chickpea Curry
Vegan Chickpea Curry
Vegan Chickpea Curry

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Creamy Chickpea Curry Recipe (Gluten-free)

  • Author: Edna
  • Total Time: 30
  • Yield: 4 1x
  • Diet: Vegan


  • The best Vegan Chickpea Curry.An excellent dish for a healthy quick dinner or lunch. Serve it over rice, mashed potato, or quinoa.



1 Can /cup cooked chickpea

2 Tablespoon  olive oil

1 medium chopped onion

4 Tablespoon tomato paste

½ teaspoon curry powder

2 cloves garlic minced

1 large carrot chopped 

1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika

1/4 teaspoon  turmeric powder

½ cup coconut cream

1/4  cup hot water

Chopped cilantro for garnishing. (optional)


1. Heat olive oil in a medium saucepan; add onions and cook for about two minutes or until soft.Add garlic and cook for another 1-2 minutes, then add chopped carrots and cook for a minute.

3. Add tomato paste and the spices ,stir to mix well.Add the cooked chickpeas combine well, and let suite’ for 2-3 minutes.

4. Pour in coconut cream and combine well, occasionally stirring to allow the chickpea to absorb the flavor.

5. Add a little water to make a pourable paste if the consistency is too thick.Cook for the shortest time possible.

6. Serve in a clean soup bowl. Garnish with freshly chopped herbs such as parsley and serve over rice, mashed potatoes, or quinoa.



  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20-25 minutes
  • Category: Main Dish
  • Cuisine: Indian

Keywords: Vegan Chickpea Curry

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