Chicken Chickpea Curry

Chicken Chickpea Curry


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About this recipe: A really fast and easy chicken curry recipe, which is embellished with chickpeas. This is a family friendly curry, as it isn't too spicy. With rice it makes a complete, filling meal.


Serves: 4 

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 1 skinless chicken breast fillet - cut into cubes
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon curry powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1 (400g) tin chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 1 tablespoon ketchup
  • 75g tomato puree
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 250ml water, or as needed
  • 4 sprigs coriander, to garnish

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:25min  ›  Ready in:40min 

  1. Heat the olive oil in a frying pan over medium-high heat. Cook and stir the onion and chicken until the onion is dark brown, and the chicken is golden, about 5 minutes. Reduce the heat to medium, and stir in the garlic, curry powder, cinnamon and cloves. Cook and stir until the spices are fragrant and the garlic has softened slightly, 1 to 2 minutes. Add the chickpeas, ketchup, tomato puree, lemon juice, salt, black pepper and water. Bring to the boil over high heat, then reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and cook 10 minutes.
  2. Uncover, and increase heat to medium-high, and allow the sauce to reduce to your desired consistency. Stir in additional water if too thick. Garnish with coriander to serve.

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Reviews (4)


It was quick n easy and tasted delicious i added some cumin powder andit was very tasty not spicy as all so the whole family can enjoy together - 03 Oct 2016


Loved it… Did add some cumin seed too though - 29 Feb 2016


- Rated on - 09 Jan 2015

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