Coconut Chickpea Curry


A delicious vegetarian curry that is spicy, but savory and delightful in all the best ways. You can adjust the amount of curry paste to your personal paste.

looking down at a large bowl of coconut chickpea curry served over top of white rice
Cook Time:
20 mins
Active Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
35 mins


  • 2 tablespoons grapeseed oil

  • ½ cup chopped yellow onion

  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic

  • 1 tablespoon grated fresh ginger

  • 2 tablespoons Thai red curry paste

  • 1 (13.5 ounce) can unsweetened coconut milk, well-shaken (such as Thai Kitchen)

  • 1 cup vegetable broth

  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt

  • 2 (15 ounce) cans chickpeas, rinsed and drained

  • 3 cups baby spinach leaves

  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice

  • ½ cup coarsely chopped toasted cashews

  • fresh cilantro for garnish

  • 2 cups cooked rice


  1. Heat oil in a large high-sided skillet over medium. Add onion and cook, stirring often, until softened, about 4 minutes. Add garlic and ginger; cook, stirring constantly, until fragrant, about 1 minute. Add red curry paste and cook, stirring constantly, until lightly darkened and vegetables are coated, about 1 minute. Stir in coconut milk, broth, and salt; bring to a boil over medium-high. Stir in chickpeas.

  2. Reduce heat to medium to maintain a simmer and simmer, stirring occasionally, until thickened slightly, 15 to 20 minutes.

  3. Remove from heat and stir in spinach; stir until wilted, about 1 minute. Stir in lime juice. Serve with cashews, cilantro, and rice.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

480 Calories
40g Fat
37g Carbs
11g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 480
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 40g 51%
Saturated Fat 21g 104%
Sodium 641mg 28%
Total Carbohydrate 37g 13%
Dietary Fiber 3g 11%
Protein 11g
Potassium 505mg 11%

* 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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