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Chickpea Curry with Lime Rice Recipe

This flavorful Chickpea Curry is a staple in our kitchen. It's so quick and easy to make. A perfect dish for Meatless Monday!
Prep Time3 mins
Cook Time12 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Main Course
Servings: 2


  • 1 onion chopped
  • 1 clove garlic peeled and roughly chopped
  • 11/2 tbsp fresh ginger chopped
  • 1 dried chili chopped
  • 2 tbsp peanut oil
  • 1 tbsp tomato puree
  • 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp ground coriander
  • 1 tbsp garam masala
  • 2 tbsp ground almonds
  • 1 tbsp shredded coconut
  • 1 tbsp fresh coriander chopped
  • 14 oz can chickpeas drained
  • 14 oz can coconut milk
  • salt and pepper
  • natural yoghurt
  • fresh coriander to garnish
  • 1 lime juiced
  • 1 cup rice uncooked
  • 2 tbsp fresh coriander


  • Cook your rice according to package instructions.
  • Heat 1 tbsp oil in a large heavy based pot over medium-high heat.
  • Add onion, ginger and chili. Cook for 3-4 minutes until onion is soft.
  • Mix tomato puree, spices, coconut, almonds and fresh coriander in a little bowl.
  • Add spice paste to your pot. Cook for 2 minutes while stirring. Be careful not to burn spice paste.
  • Add chickpeas and mix until covered with spice paste.
  • Add coconut milk, stir and let it simmer for 8-10 minutes at low temperature until the rice is ready.
  • Put the cooked rice in a bowl and mix with lime juice and coriander.
  • Adjust the seasoning of the Cickpea Curry with salt and pepper.
  • Remove from heat and serve topped with a spoon full of yoghurt and some coriander.