Cheap and healthy recipe ideas: Chickpea, Cauliflower & Pumpkin Curry

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Chickpea, Cauliflower & Pumpkin Curry

Cooking time: 30 minutes

Serves: 4



  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 onions, diced
  • 3 cloves garlic, peeled and diced
  • 1/2 pumpkin, peeled and chopped into small cubes
  • 1/2 cauliflower, chopped into florets
  • 2 tablespoons Garam Masala powder
  • 2 cans tinned tomatoes (or 4 cups fresh, roughly chopped)
  • 1 can tinned chickpeas (drained and rinsed)
  • 1 can coconut milk




  • In a large fry pan add olive oil, garlic and onions and fry for 3-5 minutes, stirring often.
  • Add the Garam Masala. Cook for another 2-4 minutes, stirring well.
  • Add tomatoes, pumpkin, cauliflower, chickpeas, coconut milk and 2 cups of water. Simmer on low heat for about 20-30 minutes.
  • Serve on steamed rice.




  • Pumpkin is high in beta-cartotene, lutein, zeaxanthin and C, which can help protect your eyes against vision loss and also can help boost your immune system.