Chickpeas and Potato Curry, a quick and easy meal, great served as a main or side dish.

Chickpeas and Potato Curry, a quick and easy meal, great served as a main or side dish. This recipe uses simple ingredients, and it's also meat free and budget friendly too!
For the meat lovers, you could also add some chicken or turkey, or serve this as a side dish alongside a meat dish. That way everyone is happy!
Recipe by Adelenne Lee

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes

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Yield: 2 - 4

Ingredients

3 tbs oil
1 medium onion, chopped
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 inch piece of ginger, minced
1 tsp garam masala powder
1 tsp cumin powder
1 tsp cinnamon powder
1 tsp chili powder
1 tsp turmeric powder
2 x cans of chickpeas, drained
( if using dried chickpeas, 1 1/2 cups pour boiling water and soak overnight)
1 can diced tomatoes
1 tsp salt
1 cup chopped fresh cilantro or coriander
3-4 medium potatoes, diced into big cubes
1 cup water
1/2 cup green peas
Greek yogurt to serve with curry

Instructions

1. Fry onions with oil until translucent, about 5 mins. Add garlic and ginger. Fry for 1 min. Add in spices and fry till fragrant. Add a little more oil if it is too dry. (if adding chicken or turkey, add this now)

2. Stir in potatoes and chickpeas. Add tomatoes and water.

3. Cover and simmer on low heat until potatoes are tender and the liquid is slightly reduced.

4. Add in green peas and 1/2 the cilantro. Cook for another 10 mins.

5. Before serving garnish with the rest of the cilantro and Greek yogurt.

Chickpeas and Potato Curry
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
30 mins
 
Servings: 2 - 4 Persons
Ingredients
  • 3 tbs oil
  • 1 medium onion chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 inch piece of ginger minced
  • 1 tsp garam masala powder
  • 1 tsp cumin powder
  • 1 tsp cinnamon powder
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • 2 x cans of chickpeas drained
( if using dried chickpeas, 1 1/2 cups pour boiling water and soak overnight)
  • 1 can diced tomatoes
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 cup chopped fresh cilantro or coriander
  • 3-4 medium potatoes diced into big cubes
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup green peas
  • Greek yogurt to serve with curry
Instructions
  1. Fry onions with oil until translucent, about 5 mins. Add garlic and ginger. Fry for 1 min. Add in spices and fry till fragrant. Add a little more oil if it is too dry. (if adding chicken or turkey, add this now)
  2. Stir in potatoes and chickpeas. Add tomatoes and water.
  3. Cover and simmer on low heat until potatoes are tender and the liquid is slightly reduced.
  4. Add in green peas and 1/2 the cilantro. Cook for another 10 mins.
  5. Before serving garnish with the rest of the cilantro and Greek yogurt.
Chickpeas and Potato Curry, a quick and easy meal, great served as a main or side dish.

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