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Eating veggie » Recipes » Quick Chickpea Korma

Quick Chickpea Korma

Prep time 20 mins, cook time 25 mins

Serves 12

Vegan, Suitable for Freezing, Egg-Free, Gluten-Free, Wheat-Free, Dairy-Free

This is a speedy curry that you can make in no time at all.

This is a speedy curry that you can make in no time at all.


  • 6 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 8 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 12cm root ginger, peeled and finely chopped
  • 4 tbsp commercially available vegetarian Korma curry paste
  • 3 x 400g tins chopped tomatoes
  • 450ml light vegetarian stock
  • 6 onions, peeled and chopped
  • 675g mushrooms, sliced
  • 3 x 425g tins chickpeas, drained
  • 250g flaked almonds, toasted
  • 150g creamed coconut, grated
  • Handful fresh coriander leaves, chopped


  1. Gently fry the garlic, ginger and Korma curry paste in 45ml/3tbsp of the oil for 2-3 minutes. Add the tomatoes and stock and cook for a further minute. Blend the ingredients in a liquidiser until smooth.
  2. In the original pan, fry the onion in the remaining oil for 3 minutes, add the sliced mushrooms and cook for a further 3 minutes.
  3. Pour the curry paste over the onions and mushrooms, and add the drained chickpeas and most of the coriander. Heat gently for 10 minutes.
  4. Stir in the creamed coconut and flaked almonds, reserving a few, and season to taste. Garnish with the remaining coriander and a few toasted almonds.
  5. Serve with rice or cous cous, poppadums and mango chutney for a satisfying Indian meal.

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