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Chickpea curry

A delicious and tasty vegan curry that goes well with your meal!
Course Breakfast, dinner, Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine Indian
Keyword channa curry, chickpea curry, healthy recipe, vegan recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 3 people
Calories 203kcal


  • 1 tbsp Oil
  • 1 tsp Garlic Minced
  • 1 tsp Ginger Grated
  • 1 cup Onion 1 large; chopped
  • 1 cup Bell pepper 1; sliced
  • 1 cup Capsicum 1/2; Sliced
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric Haldi
  • 1 tsp Cumin powder Jeera powder
  • 1/2 tsp Garam masala
  • 1 tsp Black pepper
  • 1 bowl Chickpeas Boiled (Channa/chole/kabuli)
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 cup Tomato puree
  • 2 cups Water
  • 1/4 cup Spinach Shredded
  • Handful Coriander leaves Finely chopped


  • In a pan, add a tsp of oil.
  • Toss a tsp of garlic and ginger, with a cup of chopped onion in the pan till they turn golden brown.
  • Then add a cup of sliced red bell peppers and capsicum to the pan and cook them well.
  • At this stage, add 1/2 tsp of turmeric, black pepper powder and garam masala, with a tsp of cumin powder. Cook them well till the raw smell is gone.
  • Then add the bowl of boiled chickpea with a tsp of salt. Let them cook till the salt blends in well.
  • Finally, add the tomato puree to the pan with 2 cups of water. Mix everything well. Let them boil for a few minutes.
  • After attaining a certain thickness, add 1/4th cup of spinach and 1/2 tsp of black pepper. Let them cook for few minutes.
  • Finally garnish the chickpea curry with coriander leaves and serve them hot with rice.


Before boiling chickpea , wash and soak them overnight.
If you are using pressure cooker, make sure you the chickpea for 6-7 whistles.
If you are microwaving the chickpea, cover them and cook them in the oven for 25 minutes. Stir 2, 3 times in between and let it rest inside for 8-10 minutes.


Calories: 203kcal | Carbohydrates: 31.5g | Protein: 7.7g | Fat: 6.7g | Saturated Fat: 0.8g | Sodium: 936mg | Potassium: 692mg | Fiber: 7.5g | Sugar: 11g | Calcium: 74mg | Iron: 4mg