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Chickpea Tofu Curry

Chickpea Tofu Curry

Rich and flavorful vegan curry made with all the classical Indian spices (and honestly tastes better than any restaurant-served curries).

I used soaked and cooked (homemade) chickpeas but you def use canned ones. This dish is best served with Rice/Naan. Don’t forget to sprinkle a generous amount of freshly chopped cilantro on top. 🙂

Let’s go!

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Chickpea Tofu Curry
5 from 4 votes

Chickpea Tofu Curry

Easy and flavorful vegan Chickpea tofu curry recipe by Veganbell
Pin Recipe
Course Dinner
Cuisine Indian
Keyword chickpea curry, chickpea tofu curry, curry, vegan curry
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 2 people
Calories 390kcal
Author Veganbell

Recipe Video


Ingredients for Tofu (stir-fry)

  • 9 oz. tofu (250 gm.)
  • 1.5 tablespoons rice flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

Ingredients for Masala (sauce mixture)


  • In a large bowl, add tofu + rice flour + salt + pepper. Stir and mix. Make sure the tofu is well-coated with the flour.
  • Set a skillet over medium heat. Add 1 tablespoon olive oil. Once it's hot, add the tofu and saute on all sides until golden-brown. Transfer them to a bowl and set aside.
  • Add 1 tablespoon olive oil (in the same skillet). Once hot, add garlic + ginger + green chilies + onion. Stir-saute for 3-4 minutes or until the onions turn golden.
  • Add tomato puree + turmeric powder + cumin powder + coriander powder + salt. Mix well and cook for 5 minutes over low heat (stirring frequently). The spices must be thoroughly cooked with the sauce.
  • Next, add cooked chickpeas + water. Give it a stir, cover the lid, and cook for 5 minutes over low-medium heat.
  • Open the lid, add fried tofu + coconut cream + freshly chopped cilantro. Mix gently. Your chickpea tofu curry is now ready! Serve over rice or with flatbreads!


Calories: 390kcal | Carbohydrates: 38g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Sodium: 347mg | Potassium: 512mg | Fiber: 9g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 650IU | Vitamin C: 22.7mg | Calcium: 285mg | Iron: 9.4mg
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