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Easy Chickpea and Potato Curry

Perfect for weeknights
Easy Chickpea and Potato Curry
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This Indian-inspired chickpea curry recipe uses a few shortcuts so you can have maximum flavor in minimal amounts of time.

Ready in
1 h and 15 m
30 m
(prepare time)
45 m
(cook time)


  • 1 Pound russet potatoes, washed, peeled and cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 Tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 Tablespoon curry powder
  • 1 Tablespoon garam masala
  • 1 Teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 Teaspoon cumin
  • Salt, to taste
  • 1 can condensed tomato soup
  • Milk
  • 2 cans chickpeas, drained


In a medium pot, cover potatoes with cold water and bring to a boil.

Cook potatoes until they are tender.

Drain potatoes and set aside.

In a large pot or Dutch oven over medium heat, add vegetable oil and garlic and onions.

Cook onions until translucent.

Add curry powder, garam masala, ground ginger, cumin and salt to onions.

Cook for 1-2 minutes until onions are covered in spices.

Add condensed tomato soup.

Fill the empty tomato soup can with milk and add milk to the pot.

Cook for 10 minutes, allowing flavors to combine while stirring.

Add chickpeas and potatoes to the sauce.

Increase heat to high, and stir to combine until curry starts to simmer.

Reduce heat to low and cook 30 minutes, stirring occassionally.

Serve over basmati rice.

Garnish with cilantro, if desired.