Budget-Friendly Meals: Sweet Potato and Chickpea Curry

Sweet potato curry

Welcome to the third recipe of our Budget-Friendly Meals series, where we’re spicing things up with a hearty and wallet-friendly Sweet Potato and Chickpea Curry. This flavorful dish combines the natural sweetness of sweet potatoes with the creaminess of chickpeas, all simmered in a fragrant curry sauce. It’s a perfect example of how you can create a delicious and satisfying meal without breaking the bank. Let’s dive into this budget-friendly curry recipe and take your taste buds on a culinary adventure!

  1. Heat cooking oil in a skillet. Add diced onion and minced garlic, and sauté until fragrant and translucent.
  2. Add peeled and diced sweet potatoes, chickpeas (drained and rinsed in advance), coconut milk, curry powder, turmeric, cumin, salt, and pepper to the skillet. Stir well to combine.
  3. Bring the mixture to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer for about 20-25 minutes, or until the sweet potatoes are tender.
  4. Adjust the seasoning if needed.
  5. Serve the sweet potato and chickpea curry over cooked rice or with naan bread. Garnish with fresh cilantro if desired.


  • 2 sweet potatoes
  • 1 can chickpeas
  • 1 onion
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 can coconut milk
  • 2 tablespoons curry powder
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Cooking oil
  • Fresh cilantro for garnish (optional)

We hope you enjoyed this budget-friendly recipe for Sweet Potato and Chickpea Curry. It’s a fantastic way to incorporate affordable ingredients into your meals while still enjoying a satisfying and flavorful curry. Stay tuned for more wallet-friendly recipes in our Budget-Friendly Meals series, where we’ll continue to share mouthwatering dishes that are easy on your wallet and big on taste.

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