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Chickpea and Squash Coconut Curry Recipe

Butternut squash and chickpea curry

Published: August 7, 2017 at 8:47 am
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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
  • Easy
  • Serves 4

This chickpea and squash coconut curry is a great healthy, vegetarian midweek meal. If you can get it, Alpro coconut milk alternative has less saturated fat and fewer calories than regular coconut milk as it's made with a rice milk base

  • Vegetarian
Nutrition:
NutrientUnit
kcal223
fat9.4g
saturates5.9g
carbs22.4g
fibre7.2g
protein8.8g
salt0.7g
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Make this easy vegetable curry for a comforting dinner, then check out our spinach, chickpea & potato curry, vegan aubergine curry, saag chana masala and other vegetarian curry recipes.

For more veggie options, try our vegetarian chilli, vegetarian paella, vegetarian stew and other vegetarian recipes.

Ingredients

  • 1 onion, chopped 
  • 1 garlic, peeled
  • thumb-sized piece ginger, peeled and chopped 
  • 1 red chilli, diced
  • 1tsp groundnut oil
  • ½ tsp turmeric
  • 1tsp ground coriander
  • 1tsp ground cumin
  • 1tsp garam masala
  • 400g butternut squash, peeled and diced 
  • 400 chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • 400ml half-fat coconut milk or alpro coconut milk alternative
  • 200ml vegetable stock
  • 150 baby spinach
  • 1 lime, plus wedges to serve

Method

  • STEP 1

    Put the onion, garlic, ginger and chilli into a small food processor and blend to a paste.

  • STEP 2

    Heat 1 tsp oil in a large pan and fry the paste for a few minutes with a pinch of salt, then add the spices, and fry for another minute before adding the squash and chickpeas.

  • STEP 3

    Mix with the spices, then add the coconut milk and stock. Bring to a simmer and cook for 30 minutes until the squash softens and the sauce thickens.

  • STEP 4

    Stir in the spinach until wilted, and squeeze in the lime juice to serve.

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