Insanely delicious One Pot Chickpea Biryani full of amazing flavors and naturally vegan, gluten free. An easy dish which is perfect for lunch, dinner, meal prep and work lunch. If you’re looking for a super easy biryani try it now. #vegan #glutenfree #dairyfree #vegetarian #chickpeas #chickpeabiryani #biryani #onepotmeals #mealprep #worklunchideas #dinner #lunch #contentednesscooking

One Pot Chickpea Biryani

  • Author: Contentedness Cooking
  • Prep Time: 5
  • Cook Time: 10
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x
  • Category: Dinner, Lunch, Curry
  • Method: Cooking, One Pot
  • Cuisine: Vegan, Gluten Free, Indian


This One Pot Chickpea Biryani is so super easy to make, naturally vegan, gluten free. It’s super delicious, perfect for lunch, dinner, and meal prep.



  • 2 15 oz cans chickpeas drained
  • 6 Tbs Curry Paste
  • 1/3 cup raisins
  • 5 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/3 cup vegetable broth
  • salt, pepper to taste
Optional add ons:
  • 1/4 cup flaked almonds
  • 4 tsp garam masala
  • 1/2 cup onions, diced
  • 1/4 cup plain coconut yogurt
  • cooked rice


  1. Heat a pot with a sprinkle of oil or vegetable broth, if you like to prepare this without any oil. Add garlic, optional onions, and fry for around 3 minutes.
  2. Mix in curry paste, chickpeas, raisins, vegetable broth, and cook for 4 minutes more.
  3. Finally season with salt and pepper and add the optional garam masala plus coconut yogurt, if you like.
  4. Serve on plates or bowls with or without cooked rice and finally sprinkle with some again optional flaked almonds.


  • Serving Size: 2 cups
  • Calories: 267
  • Sugar: 8
  • Sodium: 863
  • Fat: 5
  • Saturated Fat: 1
  • Unsaturated Fat: 2
  • Trans Fat: 0
  • Carbohydrates: 47
  • Fiber: 13
  • Protein: 12
  • Cholesterol: 0

Keywords: curry, chickpeas, biryani, vegan, plant-based, gluten free, vegan, vegetarian