Give your lunch a delicious makeover with this tasty curried chickpea sandwich packed with proteins and flavors. Chickpeas are mashed to a chunky paste and mixed with a fragrant spice blend. Some crunchy raw vegetables give this sandwich an extra dimension. Easy and straightforward, you can have it ready in less than 10 minutes.

High-Protein Curry Chickpea Sandwich [Vegan, Gluten-Free]








  • 1 14-ounce can of chickpeas, rinsed
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon garam masala or mild curry powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • Juice of 1-1 1/2 lemons
  • 1/2 small red pepper
  • 1/2 red onion
  • 1 handful of spinach leaves
  • 1 handful raisins
  • 4 tablespoons chopped fresh coriander
  • Salt, to taste
  • Slices of your favorite bread (gluten-free if necessary)


  1. Place drained chickpeas in a blender with garlic clove, olive oil and juice of 1 lemon. Whizz to a chunky paste.
  2. Transfer chickpea paste to a bowl. Blend in curry powder, turmeric, and cumin powder. Add finely diced red pepper and onion.
  3. Mix in raisins and chopped coriander. Season to taste with salt and lemon juice.
  4. Spread on your favorite bread with some chopped spinach leaves.

Nutritional Information

Per Serving: Calories: 430 | Carbs: 62 g | Fat: 16 g | Protein: 12 g | Sodium: 687 mg | Sugar: 14 g Note: The information shown is based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist’s advice.