Delight in the rich and aromatic flavors of our Chickpea and Vegetable Curry, a hearty and plant-based dish that offers both culinary satisfaction and nutritional benefits. This curry is a symphony of vibrant vegetables, protein-packed chickpeas, and a fragrant blend of spices, creating a comforting and nourishing meal that falls within the confines of 800 calories. The simplicity of preparation and the abundance of plant-based goodness make this recipe an excellent choice for those seeking a flavorful, easy-to-make option that caters to a health-conscious lifestyle.


  • – 2 cans (15 oz each) chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • – 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • – 1 large onion, finely chopped
  • – 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • – 1 tablespoon ginger, grated
  • – 1 bell pepper, diced
  • – 1 zucchini, diced
  • – 1 carrot, sliced
  • – 1 can (14 oz) diced tomatoes
  • – 1 can (14 oz) coconut milk
  • – 2 tablespoons curry powder
  • – 1 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • – 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • – Salt and pepper to taste
  • – Fresh cilantro for garnish
  • – Cooked brown rice for serving


  1. In a large pot, heat coconut oil over medium heat. Add chopped onions and sauté until softened.
  2. Add minced garlic and grated ginger, cooking for an additional 1-2 minutes until fragrant.
  3. Stir in curry powder, ground turmeric, and ground cumin, allowing the spices to toast for about 1 minute.
  4. Add diced bell pepper, zucchini, and sliced carrots to the pot, sautéing until the vegetables are slightly tender.
  5. Pour in diced tomatoes, coconut milk, and chickpeas. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Stir to combine.
  6. Bring the curry to a simmer and let it cook for 15-20 minutes, allowing the flavors to meld and the vegetables to become tender.
  7. Adjust seasoning as needed and serve the Chickpea and Vegetable Curry over cooked brown rice.
  8. Garnish with fresh cilantro and enjoy this wholesome plant-based delight!

Health Benefits

Chickpea and Vegetable Curry not only delights your taste buds with its rich and aromatic flavors but also offers numerous health benefits. Chickpeas are a fantastic source of plant-based protein and fiber, contributing to satiety and digestive health. The variety of vegetables adds a colorful array of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants, promoting overall well-being. The coconut milk not only provides a creamy texture but also offers healthy fats, supporting brain function and nutrient absorption. The combination of spices like curry powder, turmeric, and cumin adds not only depth of flavor but also anti-inflammatory properties. By choosing this curry, you’re embracing a plant-based, nutrient-dense meal that aligns with a heart-healthy and wholesome dietary pattern, making it an excellent choice for those seeking both culinary pleasure and nutritional value.