vegan sweet potato chickpea curry with rice in a bowl

Epic Vegan Sweet Potato Chickpea Curry Recipe

  • Author: Krista
  • prep_time Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • cook_time Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • total_time Total Time: 30 minutes
  • yield Yield: 6 1x
  • category Category: Vegan
  • method Method: Stove
  • cuisine Cuisine: Thai


The most Epic Vegan Sweet Potato Chickpea Curry Recipe you’ll ever make! A creamy and filling chickpea curry that’s gluten free, dairy free and only takes 30 minutes to make. 



  • 1 tablespoon avocado oil
  • 1 cup diced white onion
  • 1 tablespoon garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon minced ginger
  • 3 tablespoons red curry paste
  • 4 cups diced sweet potatoes
  • 3 carrots, sliced
  • 14 oz. can low sodium chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 14 oz. can full fat coconut milk
  • 1/2 cup vegetable broth
  • 3 cups baby spinach
  • juice of 1 lime
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • salt and to taste


  1. Heat a large skillet to medium high heat.
  2. Add avocado oil to the pan along with onion. Saute until translucent, about 2 minutes.
  3. Then add minced ginger and garlic to the pan. Saute for 30 seconds, until it becomes fragrant. Next, add red curry paste, stir around and cook for 1 minute.
  4. Now add in sweet potatoes to the curry mixture. Toss to coat the sweet potatoes with curry and saute for 2 minutes. Then add in carrots, chickpeas, coconut milk and vegetable broth to the pan. Stir around and cover. Let simmer for 15 minutes, or until sweet potatoes are fork tender.
  5. Then add in lime juice, spinach, salt and pepper to taste. Cook until spinach is wilted, about 2 minutes. Finish with chopped cilantro.
  6. Serve over cauliflower rice, jasmine rice or quinoa.


Recipe adapted from The Kitchn 


  • Serving Size: 1 cup (does not include rice)
  • Calories: 280
  • Sugar: 8 g
  • Sodium: 369 mg
  • Fat: 13 g
  • Saturated Fat: 11 g
  • Carbohydrates: 36 g
  • Fiber: 8 g
  • Protein: 8 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg

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