One Pot Coconut Chickpea Dinner

  • Author: Jo-Anna Rooney
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 40 minutes
  • Total Time: 55 minutes
  • Yield: 6 servings 1x


This quick and healthy One Pot Coconut Chickpea Dinner can be on your table in less than one hour! Serve over rice and with fresh cilantro.



  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 2 tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 2 tbsp minced fresh ginger
  • 1 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp chili pepper
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • fresh ground pepper
  • 1 1/2 cups peeled and cubed sweet potato
  • 1 cup chopped cauliflower (small chop)
  • 119 oz can chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • 1400 mL can coconut milk


  1. In a skillet, warm up the olive oil in low-medium heat, then add the chopped tomatoes, onion and ginger. Cook until soft.
  2. Then add the cumin, chili pepper, salt and fresh ground pepper. Cook for 1 minute.
  3. Add the coconut milk, yam, cauliflower and chick peas.  Mix well.
  4. Simmer over low heat for 40-45 minutes, until the yam is soft and the mixture has thickened (it shouldn’t be too runny)
  5. Serve over rice and garnish with fresh cilantro.