Chickpea Curry


We usually recommend preparing the beans at home, but using canned chickpeas allows for a fast, convenient dish.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
40 mins
8 servings


  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil

  • 2 onions, minced

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • 2 teaspoons fresh ginger root, finely chopped

  • 6 whole cloves

  • 2 (2 inch) sticks cinnamon, crushed

  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin

  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander

  • salt

  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper

  • 1 teaspoon ground turmeric

  • 2 (15 ounce) cans garbanzo beans

  • 1 cup chopped fresh cilantro


  1. Heat oil in a large frying pan over medium heat, and fry onions until tender.

  2. Stir in garlic, ginger, cloves, cinnamon, cumin, coriander, salt, cayenne, and turmeric. Cook for 1 minute over medium heat, stirring constantly. Mix in garbanzo beans and their liquid. Continue to cook and stir until all ingredients are well blended and heated through. Remove from heat. Stir in cilantro just before serving, reserving 1 tablespoon for garnish.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

135 Calories
5g Fat
21g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 135
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 5g 6%
Saturated Fat 1g 4%
Sodium 289mg 13%
Total Carbohydrate 21g 7%
Dietary Fiber 5g 16%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 7mg 34%
Calcium 51mg 4%
Iron 2mg 9%
Potassium 218mg 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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