Zucchini Curry With Chickpeas

Course: Lunch, DinnerDifficulty: Beginner
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Zucchini Curry with Chickpeas is a flavorful and healthy vegetarian dish that is sure to satisfy any cravings for spicy food. This recipe combines the mild flavor of zucchini with a blend of aromatic spices and tender chickpeas, all simmered in a creamy coconut milk sauce. The result is a deliciously fragrant and hearty curry that can be served over rice or enjoyed on its own. With its vibrant colors and bold flavors, this dish is perfect for adding some excitement to your weeknight meals or impressing guests at your next dinner party. Whether you’re a fan of Indian cuisine or just looking for something new to try, Zucchini Curry with Chickpeas is sure to become a favorite in your recipe collection.


  • 2 tbsp olive oil

  • 1 onion, diced

  • 2 garlic cloves, minced

  • 1 tbsp grated ginger

  • 2 zucchinis, chopped

  • 1 can (15 oz) chickpeas, drained and rinsed

  • 1 can (14.5 oz) diced tomatoes

  • 1 cup vegetable broth

  • 1 tbsp curry powder

  • 1 tsp ground cumin

  • 1/2 tsp ground turmeric

  • Salt and pepper to taste

  • 2 tbsp chopped fresh cilantro (optional)


  • Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat.
  • Add diced onion and sauté for about 5 minutes until it becomes translucent.
  • Add minced garlic and grated ginger to the skillet and sauté for about 1 minute until fragrant.
  • Add chopped zucchini to the skillet and sauté for about 5 minutes until it becomes tender.
  • Add chickpeas, diced tomatoes, vegetable broth, curry powder, ground cumin, and ground turmeric to the skillet. Stir to combine.
  • Bring the mixture to a boil, then reduce the heat and let it simmer for about 10-15 minutes until the zucchini is fully cooked and the flavors are well combined.
  • Season with salt and pepper to taste. Garnish with chopped cilantro if desired.
  • Serve hot with a side of rice or naan bread.


  • Nutritional information may vary depending on the specific ingredients and amounts used in the recipe.

Nutrition Facts

4 servings per container


  • Amount Per Serving% Daily Value *
  • Total Fat 8g 13%
    • Saturated Fat 1g 5%
  • Sodium 500mg 21%
  • Amount Per Serving% Daily Value *
  • Total Carbohydrate 35g 12%
    • Dietary Fiber 11g 44%
    • Sugars 9g
  • Protein 10g 20%

    * The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

    Enjoy your delicious and healthy Zucchini Curry with Chickpeas!

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