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Butter Chickpea Curry


"A delicious, creamy chickpea and potato curry, full of flavor and so simple. You control the spice! Try it once and you'll be hooked! My sister gave me this recipe. I don't know where it came from but I'm glad she did! Serve over a bed of rice."
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50 m servings 504 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings


  • Calories:
  • 504 kcal
  • 25%
  • Fat:
  • 20.9 g
  • 32%
  • Carbs:
  • 72g
  • 23%
  • Protein:
  • 11.1 g
  • 22%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 41 mg
  • 14%
  • Sodium:
  • 1288 mg
  • 52%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Place potatoes in a saucepan, cover with water, and bring to a boil over high heat; simmer until the potatoes are tender. Drain, and set aside.
  2. Warm oil in a skillet over medium heat. Stir in onion and garlic, and cook until the onions are soft and translucent. Stir in curry powder, garam masala, ginger, cumin, and salt. Cook for 1 or 2 minutes, stirring. Pour in soup, cream, and chickpeas. Stir in potatoes. Simmer 5 minutes.

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This is a great recipe; however, I made a few amendments. I used plain yogurt instead of milk/cream as a low-fat alternative, which provided a nice, thicker consistency. Since I prefer extra spi...

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Why is it called butter curry when there is no butter? That said, this is a very easy and versatile recipe. I steamed a small head of cauliflower instead of the potatoes. I then doubled the sp...

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This is a great recipe; however, I made a few amendments. I used plain yogurt instead of milk/cream as a low-fat alternative, which provided a nice, thicker consistency. Since I prefer extra spi...

I substituted crushed tomatoes for the tomato soup, and used coconut milk as the milk in this recipe. It yields a nice, mild curry, which was a good introduction to Indian food for my boyfriend...

We absolutely loved this. This was my first time to make a curry dish, but I had some garbanzo beans I needed to use and thought I'd give this a try. Boy am I glad I did! I made it just as it...

Using canned tomatoes, and tomate paste give this a bolder, more thangy flavour that I think chickpeas need, as they can tend to be more creamy/nuttier and lend themselves well to the tangy thic...

I love this recipe!!! I used cauliflower instead of potatos. I use sour cream instead of cream. I also use half tomato soup and half crushed tomatos to add more flavor. If you don't saute th...

This recipe is awesome! Also, as a vegan, I appreciated that this recipe is was really easy for me to convert into a vegan recipe. Instead of using regular milk, I used rice milk. Rice milk ...

This is a really tasty recipe. Cauliflower is a good substitute for the potatoes, and really cuts the cooking time. Added zucchini for some green. Thanks!

This is nice. I doubled the cumin, added 2 teaspoons of green thai curry paste, used a can of chopped tomato instead of soup, used half sweet potato and half carrot... and substituted the milk ...

WOW!! This is so yummy! I followed the recipe pretty much to a tee... only difference is I added more garlic plus one red pepper, plus some ground red pepper to kick up the spice. I bet it will ...