Vegan Butter Chickpeas


  • 1 tbsp oil, can use vegan butter
  • 1 onion rough chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic rough chopped
  • 1 heaped tbsp curry powder
  • 3 cups veggie broth
  • 1 tsp hot sauce optional/to taste
  • 1/2 cup raw cashews or sunflower seeds
  • 1 small can tomato paste
  • 1 tsbp sugar optional. any sugar or agave will work
  • 1 tsp ground ginger or 1 cm fresh
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 can chickpeas
  • 3 handfuls spinach


  1. Saute garlic and onion in a pot over medium heat in the oil. Add the spices and hot sauce to warm through. Cook for 2 mins, stirring frequently.
  2. Add the other ingredients except the tomato paste, spinach and chickpeas and bring to a boil, then reduce to a simmer. Simmer for 10 mins until cashews are soft.
  3. Add the tomato paste and cook for another 2 mins, stirring to combine.
  4. Cool slightly then pour into a high powdered blender and blend on high for 2 mins.
  5. Return the sauce to the pot and add in the drained can of chickpeas
  6. Simmer for 5 mins until chickpeas are hot. Stir in spinach to just wilt.
  7. Serve with rice or naan

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