Easy chickpea curry with peanuts and coconut milk

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Rich, intense, easy chickpea curry with a distinct peanut flavor that makes it fragrant and inviting. Comforting gluten free and vegan meal.

Easy chickpea curry with peanuts and coconut milk

Easy chickpea curry with peanuts and coconut milk. Easy vegetarian curry recipe.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Course Main Course, second course
Cuisine gluten free, lactose free, vegan
Servings 3 person(s)
Calories 333 kcal


  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 3 cm fresh ginger
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 80 g peanuts shell off
  • 1 tbsp turmeric
  • 0.5 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp coriander seeds
  • 2 medium carrots
  • 1 can chickpeas or previously cooked dried chickpeas
  • 350 ml vegetable stock
  • 230 g canned diced tomatoes or fresh tomatoes
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • chili pepper to taste
  • 125 ml coconut milk
  • 1 tbsp or more lemon juice
  • 1 handful baby spinach optional or some chopped spring onion


Instructions: Easy chickpea curry with peanuts and coconut milk

  • Peel the peanuts and toast them for a few minutes on a pan together with the cumin and coriander seeds. Put them into a blender and blend. Set aside.
  • In a large pan heat olive oil. Combine finely chopped ginger and garlic and cook for a couple of minutes to make them fragrant. Add turmeric and ground peanuts and mix.
  • Add sliced carrots and previously drained chickpeas. Then add vegetable stock and tomatoes. Mix and cook on medium – low heat for about 20 minutes stirring often. While the curry is thickening, taste and adjust with salt, pepper and chili powder. After 20 minutes if your curry is thick enough add the coconut milk and cook another 5 minutes on low heat.
  • Combine lemon juice and a handful of baby spinach, taste and adjust with salt and pepper if neecessary. Serve hot with rice or with Whole wheat homemade Naan bread.


The nutritional values are generated automatically for indicative purposes only and are therefore not completely accurate.


Serving: 3personsCalories: 333kcal
Keyword coconut milk, curry, garlic, ginger, healthy lunch, healthy recipe, lentils, peanuts, turmeric, vegan hot dish
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lot of love. B.

p.s. If you like this kind of fragrant dishes can I suggest this amazing recipe for: Spiced Maroccan stew with chickpeas and lentils.

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