May 14, 2020

Butter Chickpeas (Vegan!)

The dreamiest Indian butter chickpeas, it’s a one pot dish that’s full of pantry staples. It’s everything right now and all made in one pot. I love all the deep flavors from this dish and then adding the chickpeas just makes it that much better!

Butter Chickpeas

Butter Chickpeas (Vegan!)

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  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 1 ⁄2 white onion finely chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves finely chopped
  • 1 thumb minced ginger
  • 2 cans chickpeas rinsed and dried
  • 4 tablespoons Califia Farms Butter
  • 1 teaspoon garam masala
  • 1/4 th teaspoon cardamon
  • 1 ⁄2 teaspoon coriander
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 ⁄2 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1 ⁄2 teaspoon paprika
  • salt to taste
  • 1 13.5 fl oz can coconut milk
  • 1 13.5 fl oz can crushed tomatoes
  • serve with naan rice and cilantro


  • In a dutch oven or skillet, sweat out your onions and garlic with coconut oil. Add ginger and stir. Next add in all your seasonings: salt, garam masala, cardamon, corinader, chili powder, cumin seeds and paprika. Stir until everything is mixed evenly.
  • Add in your chickpeas and stir well. Next add in your crushed tomatoes, coconut milk, butter and mix until all combined. Let reduce for 20-30 minutes. Serve with rice, naan and cilantro.
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