Vegan Recipes

Vegan Sweet Potato and Chickpea Curry

Vegan Sweet Potato and Chickpea Curry is a heartwarming and nourishing dish that combines the earthy flavors of sweet potatoes, the creaminess of coconut milk, and the protein-rich goodness of chickpeas. This curry is not only a burst of comforting and aromatic spices but also a nutritional powerhouse, packed with vitamins, minerals, and plant-based protein. Whether you’re a curry enthusiast or a fan of flavorful and wholesome meals, this recipe will quickly become a favorite on your dining table.

Vegan Sweet Potato and Chickpea Curry:


  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil or vegetable oil
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon fresh ginger, grated
  • 2 medium sweet potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 1 can (15 oz) chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • ONE can (14 oz) diced tomatoes
  • 1 can (14 oz) coconut milk (full fat)
  • 1 tablespoon curry powder
  • ONE teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper (adjust to taste)
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh cilantro leaves for garnish
  • Cooked rice or naan for serving


  1. In a large pot or skillet, heat the coconut oil over medium heat.
  2. Add the chopped onion and sauté until it becomes translucent.
  3. Stir in the minced garlic and grated ginger, and cook for another minute until fragrant.
  4. Add the curry powder, ground cumin, ground coriander, ground turmeric, and cayenne pepper. Stir to coat the onions and spices.
  5. Add the cubed sweet potatoes and chickpeas to the pot, stirring them into the spice mixture.
  6. Pour in the diced tomatoes (with their juices) and coconut milk. Mix everything well and bring the mixture to a gentle simmer.
  7. Cover the pot and let the curry simmer for about 20-25 minutes, or until the sweet potatoes are tender.
  8. Season the curry with salt and pepper to taste.
  9. Serve the Vegan Sweet Potato and Chickpea Curry over cooked rice or with warm naan bread.
  10. Garnish with fresh cilantro leaves before serving.
Nutrition Facts (per serving, based on 4 servings without rice or naan):
  • Calories: ~330
  • Total Fat: 19g
  • Saturated Fat: 14g
  • Total Carbohydrates: 33g
  • Dietary Fiber: 8g
  • Sugars: 9g
  • Protein: 8g

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