Looking for chickpea curry ideas? Want to spice up a midweek meal or try a meat-free Monday? From low-calorie to entertaining, here are our best recipes for transforming a can of chickpeas into a delicious curry. Also try our best chickpea recipes for more ideas.
Easy chickpea curry recipes
Packed with black mustard seeds, coriander and plenty of spice, this traditional vegan chickpea curry recipe has less than 200 calories. Scoop up this healthy dish with roti for a more filling meal for the whole family, or serve as a side.
Ready in just 30 minutes, this quick vegetarian curry is full of good-for-you ingredients: butternut squash, chickpeas, spinach and spices. It’s simple and fresh, and will tempt any veg-phobic family members to dig in.
Got some tins of chickpeas and chopped tomatoes in the cupboard, but stuck for inspiration? Try this iron-rich veggie curry featuring spinach and potatoes for a light meal with less than 400 calories. A budget-friendly dish that is great for students.
This vegan chickpea, red pepper and spinach curry is flavoured with ginger, chilli, garam masala, cumin and turmeric. It makes a wonderful quick midweek meal, ready in less than 30 minutes and served with Indian naan or chapatis.
Try our lightly-spiced vegan curry for a wholesome midweek meal for four. This is a great warming dish to replace a take-away on a rainy day. Add extra chilli for a spicy hit.
This creamy 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. The perfect protein-rich replacement for a meat-free Monday.
Fresh ginger, red onion and chilli bring added heat to this decadent curry. The combination of spicy chickpeas and fried bhatura bread make this dish an extra special dinner party treat. It’s meat-free and low calorie, meaning all your veggie and health-conscious friends can tuck in. This impressive Punjabi dish was created by Dishoom’s executive chef, Naved Nasir.
Get that tin of chickpeas involved in this protein-rich vegan curry alongside lots of warming spices. Ready in 45 minutes, it’s a simple and nutritious midweek meal.