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Thai Sweet Potato & Chickpea Green Curry

30 min

Meal

10 ingredients or less

One-bowl / one-pot

This is a mash-up of all the things that make a great curry. It's creamy, protein-rich, and loaded with delicious veggies. The curry paste makes it a touch spicy, and this whole dinner comes together with under 10 ingredients.

Servings

Total

30 min

Prep

10 min

Cook

20 min

Contains

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soy

Gluten symbol

gluten

Free from

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peanut

Treenut symbol

tree nut

Sesame symbol

sesame

Ingredients

  • 1 tsp (5 mL)
    vegetable oil
  • 1
    medium onion, diced
  • 2
    cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1
    medium sweet potato, cut into 1 cm cubes
  • 1⅔ cups (399 mL)
    canned full-fat coconut milk
  • 1¼ cups (231 g)
    cooked chickpeas
  • ½ cup (120 mL)
    water*
  • 2 cups (60 g)
    fresh spinach

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Directions

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  1. To a large pot on high heat, add the oil and onions, and cook until the onions are soft, about 3 minutes. Add splashes of water as needed to deglaze the pot.
  2. Add the garlic and sauté until fragrant, about 1 minute.
  3. Add the curry paste, and mash into the garlic and onion mixture until fragrant, about 30 seconds.
  4. Then add the sweet potato, coconut milk, chickpeas, and water*.
  5. Bring to a boil, then reduce to a simmer for 10 - 15 minutes, partially covered, until the sweet potatoes are cooked through.
  6. Remove from heat and add the spinach, stirring to wilt.
  7. Serve over rice or with naan, and enjoy!

Notes

  • * Taste test after adding the water. Depending on how thick you like your curry, you may want to add more water to thin it out.

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Grains 0%
Proteins 35%

cooked chickpeas

Fruits & Veggies 65%

medium onion

clove garlic

vegan Thai green curry paste

medium sweet potato

fresh spinach

Calcium
No significant sources of calcium
Fat

vegetable oil

canned full-fat coconut milk

Nutrition info

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Marjoo - Oct. 4, 2021, 5:35 p.m.

Hello, can we use Thai Red curry paste instead of the green one?

thank you :)

I have try several of your recipes and they are ALL GOOD, and my husband who never want to eat something without meat is enjoying all of these recipes.

:)

PUL Team - Oct. 4, 2021, 6:08 p.m.

Hey there, Marjoo! Feel free to use red curry paste if desired. It does tend to be a bit spicier than green in our experience, so perhaps starting with 1 tbsp and adding more to taste would be one idea 😊 we hope you enjoy the curry!


Nic C. - Oct. 4, 2021, 12:02 p.m.

Super excited to try these recipes.


Melissa - Sept. 21, 2021, 5:53 p.m.

Uncomplicated and quick. Doesn't break the bank and tastes good too :)


Kyra - Aug. 11, 2021, 5:15 p.m.

Thank you! Great recipe and super easy!


Andreea BARBU - Aug. 3, 2021, 12:11 a.m.

Love it! PUL made my life in the NL so much more delicious and my cooking skills skyrocketed during the stay at home covid times. Delicious recipe, my first from PUL actually, almost 3 years ago... wow, how time flyes!

PUL Team - Aug. 5, 2021, 4:29 a.m.

Oooo, we're so happy you joined the PUL family and have been around for 3 years! A sincere thank you for the continued support and kind words, Andreea 💚


Diana - July 25, 2021, 1:40 p.m.

Easy to make and so delicious! We enjoyed it yesterday on our balcony , it was a perfect summer evening :-)


Nina - July 24, 2021, 7:19 p.m.

Best Curry ever! Tried it once and it instantly became my go-to curry recipe 😍🤩


Isha - July 13, 2021, 3:30 a.m.

This meal is so quick and few ingredients for students like me with a time crunch!! Its absolutely perfect. Thank you:)


Catherine - July 12, 2021, 3:37 a.m.

This recipe is perfect for when the weather is cold or raining. I am a fan of sweet potatoes and I’m always looking for ways to cook them differently. Great one pot meal for the family!


jonna - July 12, 2021, 3:14 a.m.

one of my favorite curries, so delicious and comforting


Elizabeth - July 8, 2021, 10:42 p.m.

This was on repeat during the pandemic lockdown. It's so comforting and good.


Lauren - May 20, 2021, 4:35 a.m.

Superb!!! As a college student, this meal is totally doable on a weeknight. Easy to access ingredients, short cooking time, and really wholesome! I couldn't find any spinach when I went to the store so I used rainbow chard and it is awesome - I also threw a little carrot in the mix and it is a tasty addition! Thank you for putting together this lovely recipe!

PUL Team - May 22, 2021, 9:01 p.m.

We're so glad you enjoyed this one, Lauren! Rainbow chard and carrots are lovely additions. Best of luck with your studies ✨🤓


Faith - May 17, 2021, 11 p.m.

Super simple and so delicious. This dish is a regular in our house!


Madhura - April 29, 2021, 8:25 a.m.

Perfect quick dish to make on a busy day, most ingredients are available in the kitchen and the leftovers are delicious too!

PUL Team - May 1, 2021, 7:09 p.m.

Thank you for taking the time to share your lovely review with us, Madhura! 😍


Laurel - April 29, 2021, 1:22 a.m.

This was such a perfect weeknight meal!! My husband absolutely loved it as well! Thank you!

PUL Team - May 1, 2021, 6:02 a.m.

Thank you, Laurel, we appreciate this so much!


Lina - April 17, 2021, 6:26 a.m.

I made this for my (meat-eating) friends once and they loved it so much they kept asking for it, so it became a regular hangout meal. It's so good and comforting, but also healthy and made mostly of fresh ingredients. Also, I love the new website! I really appreciate the filter for allergens, too.

PUL Team - April 19, 2021, 2:49 a.m.

Thank you for the lovely review, Lina! We're so happy to hear you're enjoying the new functionalities of the website as well 🤗


Nadia - April 16, 2021, 4:36 p.m.

made this once and it has immediately become our go-to comfort food. it's quick to cook and soooo delicious we can't get enough of it.

PUL Team - April 19, 2021, 1:56 a.m.

Woohoo! So glad you hear you enjoyed the curry, Nadia :D