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Thai Sweet Potato & Chickpea Green Curry

30 min


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.



30 min


10 min


20 min


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  • 1 tsp (5 mL)
    vegetable oil
  • 1
    onion, diced
  • 2
    cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1
    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)
  • 2 cups (60 g)
    fresh spinach

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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!


  • * 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%


clove garlic

vegan Thai green curry paste

sweet potato

fresh spinach

No significant sources of calcium

vegetable oil

canned full-fat coconut milk

Nutrition info

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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