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a bowl of sweet potato curry with chickpea.

Sweet Potato and Chickpea Curry Recipe

What is for dinner? How about a simple vegetarian sweet potato and chickpea curry? This easy sweet potato curry is super quick and packed full of delicious flavours. It is naturally gluten-free and a perfect meatless Monday recipe the whole family would love. Serve this with basmati rice or brown rice
5 from 4 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine British, Indian
Servings 4
Calories 457 kcal


  • Cast iron pot


  • 3 large sweet potatoes chopped about 2 ½ cups
  • 2 cups cooked chickpeas
  • 100 g coconut cream
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • ½ tablespoon curry powder
  • 1 tablespoon cumin powder
  • 400 ml vegetable stock
  • 1 medium onion finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon ginger granules
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil


  • Start by sautéing the finely chopped onions in hot and melted coconut oil until soft, fragrant and translucent.
  • Add the spices (cumin, turmeric, curry powder, ginger and garlic granules) and stir to combine until it releases fragrance.
  • Add cubed sweet potatoes and stir into the sautéed spices, add the chickpeas, salt and pepper flakes and mix to combine. Pour the vegetable stock and mix to combine. Cover the pan with its lid and simmer the curry until the sweet potatoes are fork-tender (about 10 to 15 minutes)
  • Add the coconut milk or cream and mix to combine, stir in some chopped parsley, and leave to simmer for another 5 minutes on low heat or until the desired consistency is achieved.
  • Take it off the heat and serve over fluffy rice.


Calories: 457kcalCarbohydrates: 65gProtein: 12gFat: 19gSaturated Fat: 14gSodium: 513mgPotassium: 1017mgFiber: 13gSugar: 13gVitamin A: 24449IUVitamin C: 8mgCalcium: 118mgIron: 6mg

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