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Chickpea curry recipes

28 Recipes

Try one of our best chickpea curries for a filling, vegetarian main. We've also included chicken, pork and fish with plenty of healthy and easy options.

Chickpea curry

4.766355

(107 ratings)

This Southern Indian chickpea curry, created by reader Jon Gregg, is a vegan recipe that's three of your five-a-day. If you're big on meat, then this is the perfect veggie accompaniment...
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Indian butternut squash curry

4.65873

(126 ratings)

Up your veg count and get three of your five-a-day with this fragrant, low fat vegetarian curry
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Aubergine & chickpea curry

4.270835

(48 ratings)

With golden aubergine, fresh tomatoes and a fragrant coconut sauce, this veggie curry's a surefire summertime winner
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Pumpkin curry with chickpeas

4.525425

(118 ratings)

A veggie dinner party dish which stands alone as a vegan main course or as a complex side dish perfect served with spiced roast meat or fish
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Chickpea, tomato & spinach curry

4.45299

(117 ratings)

A superhealthy, vegan curry that accounts for 2 of your 5-a-day and is low in calories to boot!
  • 55 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Tomato & chickpea curry

4.265825

(79 ratings)

Want to use up the cans cluttering up your cupboards? This satisfying veggie chickpea curry is made in 4 easy steps and counts as 3 of your 5-a-day
  • 55 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Spinach & chickpea curry

4.666665

(33 ratings)

A low fat, low calorie Indian vegan one-pot that's full of delicious sunshine flavours and hot spice
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Chickpea & roasted parsnip curry

4.333335

(6 ratings)

Parsnips work so well in this wintry vegan curry, adding flavour and texture. Serve with naans to soak up the lovely sauce
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Pork & chickpea curry

3.833335

(12 ratings)

A rustic Indian one pot with tender, marinated meat is a perfect dish to make in batches and freeze
  • 2 hours and 35 mins
  • Easy

Curried mango & chickpea pot

5

(3 ratings)

Make this spiced mango, red cabbage, spinach and chickpea salad as a speedy packed lunch for one. It's not only tasty, but healthy too, delivering three of your 5-a-day...
  • 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Chana masala (chickpea curry) with spinach

4.25

(32 ratings)

A superhealthy vegetable-packed curry with chickpeas, spinach and tomatoes. Serve this delicious Indian dish with filling brown basmati rice
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Vegan chickpea curry jacket potatoes

4.85185

(27 ratings)

Get some protein into a vegan diet with this tasty chickpea curry jacket. It's an easy midweek meal, or filling lunch that packs a lot of flavour...
  • 1 hour
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Tamarind chickpeas

4.3125

(16 ratings)

Tamarind and fennel seeds complement each other in this vegetarian dish from Uttar Pradesh
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy

Chickpea & coconut dhal

4.6

(10 ratings)

You’ll love the ‘tarka’, which is the spiced butter that’s poured over this subtly flavoured Indian chickpea and coconut dhal. Serve with chutneys and pickles alongside...
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Curried cod

4.57237

(152 ratings)

An easy-to-prepare midweek one-pot with cod fillet, chickpeas, ginger and spices - it's healthy, low calorie and packed with iron too!...
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Cauliflower & chickpea pilaf

4.266665

(15 ratings)

Delicious served on its own, or as a side dish with grilled chicken breasts rubbed with a little curry paste
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Lentil & sweet potato curry

4.71951

(164 ratings)

A storecupboard spice pot with red and green lentils, chickpeas and coriander. Serve with yogurt and naan bread
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Sweet & hot vegetable curry

4.5

(10 ratings)

This superhealthy veggie curry will appeal to the tastebuds of vegetarians and meat eaters alike
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Speedy red pepper chana masala

4

(5 ratings)

A low-fat Indian chickpea and vegetable side dish, perfect served with curries, rice or naan - ready in just 20 minutes
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

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