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Jamaican-Style Chickpea & Sweet Potato Curry Recipe (with Video)

Mushroom-free, Grain-free, Vegan

Discover our Jamaican-Style Chickpea & Sweet Potato Curry Recipe, a International recipe perfect as a main course recipe. Download the Flavrs app for 1000+ free food videos and recipes!

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Prep 10min | Cook 30min


- 6 Sweet potatoes, medium, diced large into 2-inch cubes
- 2.5 c Chickpeas, approx. 2 cans
- 2.5 tbsp Curry powder, your favorite
- 3 clove Garlic, minced
- 1 Yellow onion, small, diced
- 1 jalapeño or scotch bonnet or other pepper
- 1 tsp ground allspice
- 1 tsp Dried thyme
- 0.5 tsp Turmeric powder
- 2.5 tsp Salt, or TO YOUR TASTE
- 3 c water or broth
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Preparation of onions, garlic, and jalapeno
1. Add ¼ cup of water to the pan and heat on medium-high.
2. Add onions and saute for 2-3 minutes.
3. Add minced garlic and jalapeno.
4. Saute for an additional 2-3 minutes.
5. Add water as necessary.
Adding spices and sweet potatoes
1. Add dry spices.
2. Saute momentarily.
3. Add sweet potatoes.
4. Mix to coat potatoes in spices.
5. Add 2 cups of water.
6. Cover and simmer for 15-20 minutes or until potatoes are soft and breaking slightly (do not overcook).
7. Add chickpeas and simmer for 2-3 minutes.
8. You can add more water in small amounts if necessary.
9. As the potatoes break down slightly the sauce will thicken.
Final steps and tips
1. Sweet potatoes cook quicker than white potatoes, so take care not to overcook them.
2. You want them to be well-cooked, but still have substance.
3. This curry should be thick and saucy.
4. Allow to sit and thicken slightly before eating.

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