Vegan Butter *Chicken*

This Vegan Butter Chicken dish is made with Mae’s Butter Chicken seasoning and replaces chicken with chickpeas so that vegetarians and vegans can enjoy this. This Vegan Butter Chicken recipe is traditionally served over rice and Naan bread.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Middle Eastern
Servings 6


  • 2 tbsp vegan butter or margarine
  • 2 onions, diced
  • 4 - 5 garlic cloves minced
  • 3 tbsp Mae's Seasonings Butter Chicken
  • 1 can 28 oz diced tomatoes drained
  • 1 1/2 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 1 tbsp fresh cilantro minced
  • 1 can 28 oz chickpeas roasted
  • 1/2 head cauliflower roasted
  • 1/2 tsp each: salt and pepper
  • cooked rice


  • Heat butter in a large skillet or pot over medium heat.
  • Fry the onions until they start to sweat (about 5 – 6 minutes) while scraping up any browned bits stuck on the bottom of the pan.
  • Add garlic and saute for 1 minute until fragrant, then add Mae’s Butter Chicken. Let cook for about 1 minute, stirring occasionally.
  • Add tomatoes and veggie stock and let simmer for about 10 – 15 minutes. Remove from heat, and puree with a hand blender until smooth
  • Stir in coconut milk, sugar and cilantro. Add roasted chickpeas and roasted cauliflower and cook for an additional 5 minutes until the sauce is bubbling. Season with salt and pepper if desired.
  • Serve over rice and naan bread on the side if you wish to dip up the sauce.


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