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Vegan Curried Chickpeas Stew Recipe (Dairy Free)

This is Vegan Curried Chickpeas recipe fits perfectly into the easy weeknight meal category!  It requires very little cooking & prep, uses pantry staple ingredients, and is pure comfort in a bowl.

I absolutely love a big cozy bowl of curried chickpeas with coconut milk, cashews, and fresh chopped vegetables. This curried chickpea stew recipe is a fantastic easy weeknight meal, ready in no time.

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We make a ton of different curries in the winter months – especially ones like this which are warm and have a good amount of spice. This vegan curried chickpeas stew is a bright & filling dinner recipe that is loaded with plant based protein, flavorful spices, and a creamy broth.

The coconut milk gives this curry a creamy texture, while the fresh lime juice packs a real punch!  Garnishes are optional but 100% recommended – I love piles of fresh cilantro on anything, so its a good excuse to load up!

This Vegan Curried Chickpeas Stew Recipe is:

  • Creamy
  • Hearty
  • Perfectly Spiced
  • Slightly Sweet
  • Savory
  • Dairy Free
  • Easy to Meal Prep or Make Ahead!

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What’s In This Vegan Curried Chickpeas?

Meal Prep Chickpea Curry Any Time!

This recipe is great because it makes a lot of leftovers too, so we can have it a few times during the week, so it can definitely be a good Meal Prep option for a Sunday night.  Plus its ready in about a half hour, so making this after work on a weeknight is an option! I also made a list of my favorite meal prep products on Amazon that I use weekly. They make cooking easy.

Make Curried Chickpeas Vegan for a Healthy Version

This vegan curried chickpeas stew is a simple way to get extra veggies in your diet. I’m all about making recipes plant-based when I can. Vegan cooking does NOT have to be bland, boring, or flavorless… It’s quite the opposite when done right. By building meals around vegan pantry staples and swapping in a few plant-based ingredients you can make healthier meals for you and your family. I made a list of my 125 favorite vegan pantry ingredients that we use on a weekly basis, and check out all my vegan recipes here that are on The Herbeevore. These easy and healthy recipes are fantastic meatless and dairy free meals for your table.

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Vegan Curried Chickpeas Stew

A fantastic one-pot meal, this Vegan Curried Chickpeas stew is perfect for vegan meal prep. This dish uses pantry staples and fresh vegetables to make a healthy curry in under a half hour!
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Dinner
Cuisine American, Mediterranean
Servings 4
Calories 314 kcal


For the Curry

For garnish

  • Slices of Lime
  • Cilantro
  • Red Onion minced
  • Raw Cashews


  • In a large soup pot, heat the olive oil on medium heat until shimmering.  Add the onion, garlic, and salt and sauté for 6 minutes until soft.
  • Add the curry powder and the red pepper flakes to the veggies, and stir to combine.
  • Add the diced tomatoes and the vegetable stock and bring to a boil.  Reduce to a simmer, and cover and cook for 10 minutes until tomatoes become soft.
  • Add the chickpeas and coconut milk, and bring the soup back up to a simmer.  Cook for another 10 minutes.
  • Before serving, stir in the cashews, cilantro, lime juice and chili flakes. Add extras to garnish.


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Calories: 314kcalCarbohydrates: 36gProtein: 13gFat: 15gSaturated Fat: 2gPolyunsaturated Fat: 3gMonounsaturated Fat: 8gSodium: 1168mgPotassium: 528mgFiber: 11gSugar: 2gVitamin A: 1589IUVitamin C: 9mgCalcium: 114mgIron: 4mg
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