Vegan roast butternut-and-chickpea curry

Vegan roast butternut-and-chickpea curry

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  • 4
  • Easy
  • Vegan recipe collection
  • 10 minutes
  • 55 minutes
  • Woolworths Ken Forrester Chenin Blanc

Mogau Seshoene is a fan of Veganuary – if only because it helps her reimagine veggies and cook them in more delicious ways. This vegan roast butternut-and-chickpea curry is one of her favourites


  • 1 butternut 1, peeled and cubed (or 300 g prepared butternut cubes)
  • ¼ cup olive oil  
  • sea salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 t fresh ginger, minced
  • 1 t garlic, minced
  • 1 t turmeric
  • 2 t ground cumin
  • 1 tomato, grated
  • ¼ cup water  
  • 1 x 400 g can chickpeas, drained
  • ½  can coconut milk  
  • fresh coriander, to garnish

Cooking Instructions

1. Preheat the oven to 180 C. Place the butternut on a baking tray and drizzle with 2 T olive oil. Season, then roast until tender, about 30 minutes.

2. Meanwhile, heat the remaining olive oil in a pan and season. Add the onion and saut  for 1 minute. Add the ginger, garlic and spices, then fry until fragrant, about 2–3 minutes.

3. Add the tomato and water. Reduce the heat to a simmer and cook for 15 minutes.

4. Add the chickpeas and butternut, and stir to coat. Add the coconut milk and stir to combine. Garnish with coriander.

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Read Mogau's inspiration for this recipe here. 

Photograph: Jan Ras
Production: Bianca Strydom
Food assistant: Nadia Meyer

Mogau Seshoene Recipe by: Mogau Seshoene
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Mogau Seshoene, AKA The Lazy Makoti is a cookbook author and TV star.

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