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coconut chickpea curry

Coconut Chickpea Curry Recipe

  • Author: Megan
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 2 servings 1x


This coconut chickpea curry is an easy, satisfying meal ready in only 20 minutes. It's full of traditional red curry flavors and is made with a creamy coconut base.


  • 3 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 2 tablespoons minced ginger
  • 2 tablespoons red curry paste
  • 1 (13.5 oz) can coconut milk
  • 1 (15 oz) can chickpeas, drained & rinsed


  1. Cook garlic & ginger: in a large skillet over medium high heat, cook the garlic and ginger in 1 tablespoon oil (coconut oil or olive oil). Stir and cook for 1 minute, until fragrant. 
  2. Add curry paste: add curry paste to the skillet and stir into the garlic and ginger.
  3. Add remaining ingredients: stir in the coconut milk and chickpeas. 
  4. Simmer: lightly simmer for 10 - 15 minutes, until thickened. Season with salt & pepper to taste. 
  5. Serve: serve warm, optionally with a side of white rice and topped with chopped cilantro.


  • Coconut milk: you can use regular or lite coconut milk. Regular coconut milk will make a creamier curry.
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Category: Main Course
  • Cuisine: Indian Inspired

Keywords: chickpea, coconut milk, curry