vegan creamy spicy butter chickpea curry

What better way to end a cold winter day than with this creamy spicy butter-chickpea curry?! February calls for something a little spicy, and this curry is full of warming spices, creamy hints of coconut, and delicious chickpeas to get you through the day. We love a good curry around here, and this recipe just hits the spot! Enjoy over fresh and fluffy rice and you’ve got yourself a healthy, hearty dinner for the whole family. Let’s dig in!

  • serves: 4
  • preparation time: 10 minutes
  • cook time: 30 minutes
  • total time: 40 minutes


  • 1 large white onion, minced
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 x 400g tin tomatoes
  • 2 x 240g tin chickpeas
  • 1 x 400g tin coconut milk
  • 2 tbsp garam masala
  • 1 tbsp ground cumin
  • 2 tsp ground turmeric
  • 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Rice, as needed


  1. In a large saucepan, heat the olive oil over a medium-high heat. Add in the onions and sauté for 5 minutes until soft and golden. Add in the garlic and sauté for another 2 minutes.
  2. Drain the chickpeas and add them to the saucepan along with the tinned tomatoes and tinned coconut milk. Stir everything together until it is well combined.
  3. Add in the spices and seasoning, salt and pepper to taste, and stir until everything is well combined. Reduce the heat to a simmer and leave to cook for 20 minutes.
  4. Serve over freshly cooked rice and garnish with a sprig of parsley and enjoy!

This curry can be stored in an airtight container in the fridge once completely cooled. Consume within 2 days.

If you make this vegan creamy spicy butter-chickpea curry, make sure you leave a like and a comment down below! I absolutely love hearing from you guys and you can be sure that I will try my best to get back to you soon! And of course, if you do make this recipe, don’t forget to tag me on Instagram @amongsttheflour I love seeing the photos of recipes you’ve all made! Have a beautiful week, happy February, and I wish you a warm and safe rest of the winter! I look forward to hearing from you soon!

Love and light,

Katherine x

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