Spiced Sweet Potato and Chickpea Curry

Spiced Sweet Potato and Chickpea Curry

If you’re craving a comforting and flavorful dish that’s easy to make, this Spiced Sweet Potato and Chickpea Curry is the perfect choice. This recipe combines the natural sweetness of sweet potatoes with the rich and earthy flavors of chickpeas, all infused with a delightful blend of spices. It’s a hearty and wholesome meal that’s suitable for vegetarians and vegans, and it’s sure to become a family favorite.


  • 2 large sweet potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 1 can of chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1 can of diced tomatoes
  • 1 can of coconut milk
  • 2 tablespoons of curry powder
  • 1 teaspoon of ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon of ground coriander
  • 1/2 teaspoon of red pepper flakes (adjust to your spice preference)
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons of vegetable oil


  1. Start by heating the vegetable oil in a large pot or Dutch oven over medium heat. Add the chopped onion and minced garlic, and sauté until they become fragrant and translucent.
  2. Add the curry powder, ground cumin, ground coriander, and red pepper flakes to the pot. Stir the spices into the onion and garlic mixture, allowing them to toast for a minute or two until they release their aromas.
  3. Add the diced sweet potatoes to the pot, stirring to coat them with the flavorful spices. Allow them to cook for about 5 minutes.
  4. Pour in the diced tomatoes and coconut milk, and bring the mixture to a gentle simmer. Let it cook for 15-20 minutes, or until the sweet potatoes are tender.
  5. Stir in the chickpeas and cook for an additional 5-10 minutes, or until the chickpeas are heated through.
  6. Season your Spiced Sweet Potato and Chickpea Curry with salt and pepper to taste.
  7. Serve hot over steamed rice or with naan bread. Garnish with fresh cilantro if desired.

Prep time: 15 minutes

Serves 4

Spiced Sweet Potato and Chickpea Curry is a hearty and delicious vegetarian/vegan curry that’s bursting with flavor and nutrition. It’s a perfect choice for a weeknight dinner or for entertaining guests.

Nutritional information per serving: Calories: 350, Fat: 12g, Carbohydrates: 53g, Protein: 8g

Whether you’re a curry aficionado or just looking for a satisfying and healthy meal, this Spiced Sweet Potato and Chickpea Curry won’t disappoint. The combination of sweet potatoes and chickpeas in a rich and aromatic curry sauce is simply irresistible. Plus, it’s a great way to incorporate more plant-based goodness into your diet. This dish is not only delicious but also packed with essential nutrients and flavors that will leave your taste buds singing. So, give it a try and enjoy a warm and comforting meal that’s perfect for any occasion.

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