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Sweet Potato Chickpea Curry

Sweet Potato Chickpea Curry is a quick and healthy one-pot meal! Healing vegetables and spices meld together to create the ultimate comfort dish. Perfect for an easy weeknight dinner!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: sweet potato chickpea curry
Servings: 6
Calories: 262kcal
Author: Marisa

Ingredients

  • 1 T. ghee
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 T. ground cumin
  • 1 T. ground coriander
  • 1 T. ground turmeric
  • 1 t. dry mustard
  • 1 t. ground black pepper
  • 1 t. cinnamon
  • kosher salt to taste
  • 1 red chili pepper seeded and chopped
  • 1 c. onion chopped (equivalent to one small onion)
  • 13.5 oz. lite coconut milk
  • 15.5 oz. chickpeas rinsed and drained
  • 14 oz. crushed tomatoes
  • 2 cups sweet potatoes diced in 1/4 inch pieces
  • 1/2 cup vegetable broth
  • 2 T. cilantro minced
  • 2 cups baby spinach leaves

Instructions

  • Heat the ghee in a large, 5- to 6-quart pan over medium-high heat. Add the onion and sauté, stirring occasionally for approximately 3 minutes. Reduce the heat to medium and add the pepper. Sauté approximately 7 minutes until onions are browned. Add spices, salt and pepper and garlic, stirring, for 2 minutes.
  • Stir in the sweet potato, tomatoes and coconut milk. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to simmer for approximately 20 minutes, stirring occasionally. Once mixture has cooked for approximately 10 minutes, mash the potato mixture using a potato masher until chunky.
  • Stir in the chickpeas and spinach to cook for 3 minutes. Add 1/4 cup vegetable broth to thin sauce. Season to taste with salt and garnish with chopped cilantro. 

Notes

We use a Dutch oven for this recipe.
This curry is best served over your favorite steamed rice. We recommend jasmine, brown or basmati rice. 

Nutrition

Calories: 262kcal | Carbohydrates: 42g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Sodium: 259mg | Potassium: 701mg | Fiber: 9g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 7525IU | Vitamin C: 25.2mg | Calcium: 94mg | Iron: 3.9mg