Instant Pot Butter Potato Chickpeas. This Indian dish is flavourful, filling and vegan! It is the perfect meatless meal for dinner and great as leftovers!
This butter chickpea potato curry one of my favourite ways to have chickpeas. Smothered in a variety of spices that are aromatic. I love the creamy texture of the potatoes in combination with the legumes. They pair so well together.
If you're not a big fan of chickpeas, like me, then this Indian potatoes chickpeas recipe is the way to eat them! I find that they are delicious in Indian Butter sauce or in a curry form. The sauce really breaks down the texture of the chickpeas and the spices mask the smell that chickpeas give off.
If you don't own an instant pot, not to worry, you can use a normal pot but please read my tips if you cook with a normal one.
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For this recipe
You'll need the following ingredients for this butter chickpeas recipe with potatoes:
5 medium yellow potatoes, peeled and quartered
1 can organic chickpeas
3 tbsp vegan butter
8 cloves garlic minced
1 cup tomato sauce
2 tbsp tomato paste
3 tsp garam masala powder
1 tbsp ground coriander
1 tsp cumin ground
One tbsp smoked paprika
1 tsp turmeric
1 tsp of ginger powder or fresh minced ginger
One tsp salt
1 cup water
1 cup cashew cream (⅓ cup raw cashews blended in ½ cup hot boiling water)
2 tbsp parsley chopped
Required: Instant Pot
Do I need to use an Instant Pot?
No. You may use a normal pot for this Indian potato chickpea curry. However, you will have to adjust the time so that the potatoes and chickpeas are cooked through.
This will require you to check the softness of the potatoes every now and then. It should take roughly 30 minutes to cook down.
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Instant Pot Butter Potato Chickpeas (35 min. Recipe)
- 5 medium sized potatoes peeled and quartered
- 400 ml canned chickpeas rinsed and strained
- 3 tbsp vegan butter
- 8 cloves garlic minced
- 1 cup tomato sauce
- 2 tbsp tomato paste
- 3 tsp garam masala powder
- 1 tbsp ground coriander
- 1 tsp cumin ground
- 1 tbsp smoked paprika
- 1 tsp turmeric powder
- 1 tsp ginger minced or ginger powder
- 1 tsp salt
- 1 cup water
- 2 tbsp parsley chopped
- ⅓ cup raw cashews
- ½ cup hot boiling water
- In a blender add raw cashews and hot boiling water. Soak for 5 minutes and blend until smooth. Set aside.
- Set your Instant Pot on Saute Mode (Level: More). Saute garlic in vegan butter. Add potatoes and saute for 2-3 minutes. Add in spices.
- Next add tomato sauce and tomato paste along. Mix to combine. Then add chickpeas and mix gently. Pour in water and mix again. Let it simmer for 2 minutes. Cover with Instant Pot lid and lock it.
- Set to Pressure Cook Mode and set time to 10 minutes. Turn sealing knob to Sealing Mode.
- Once it has cooked for ten minutes, turn off pressure cooker. Carefully switch off Sealing Mode to allow the pressure to release. Once released, remove lid.
- Pour in cashew cream and gently mix until combined. Garnish with chopped parsley and serve with basmati rice. Enjoy!