We love all kinds of Indian dishes, and this Chickpea Vegan Curry Recipe is a new low point favorite on Weight Watchers. It is so full of flavor, super easy to make in the Instant Pot in just minutes! If you are looking for a great low point side dish to serve with your favorite curries, or a protein-packed vegan main dish, this is the one!
Chickpea Vegan Curry Recipe
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This vegan curry recipe is perfect for a fast Instant Pot recipe. We used canned chickpeas for this recipe. You could easily use dry garbanzo beans (chickpeas) but would need to cook for longer. If you make that choice, adjust time as needed for dry beans. I have the Instant Pot DUO60 and love it for larger recipes, but it also works great for a side like this!
Ingredients for Chickpea Vegan Curry Recipe
2 (15oz) cans chickpeas, drained
1 red bell pepper, chopped
1/2 medium onion, chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 teaspoon garam masala
1/2 teaspoon curry powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1 1/2 cups canned light unsweetened coconut milk
Directions for Chickpea Vegan Curry Recipe
Place all ingredients in Instant Pot Liner and mix well to combine.
Place lid on Instant Pot and set to seal.
Cook on manual pressure for 5 minutes.
Manually pressure release when cooking cycle has completed.
- 2 (15oz) cans chickpeas, drained
- 1 red bell pepper, chopped
- ½ medium onion, chopped
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 teaspoon garam masala
- ½ teaspoon curry powder
- ½ teaspoon salt
- ¼ teaspoon black pepper
- 1½ cups canned light unsweetened coconut milk
- Place all ingredients in Instant Pot Liner and mix well to combine.
- Place lid on Instant Pot and set to seal.
- Cook on manual pressure for 5 minutes.
- Manually pressure release when cooking cycle has completed.
Serving Size: 1/2 cup
Makes approximately 6 servings
2 SmartPoints per serving on Weight Watchers FreeStyle, Flex, and Your Way Plans
5 SmartPoints per serving on Weight Watchers Beyond the Scale
5 PointsPlus per serving
We usually serve this chickpea vegan curry recipe with some basmati rice and steamed or roasted curried vegetables. It makes for a perfect fast entree if you are pressed for time. In fact, if you put this in the Instant Pot and then make some steamed veggies and a bit of rice, you’ll have dinner on the table in under half an hour! That’s a great vegan meal that is also full of flavor and easy!
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