Vegan Buddah Bowl w/Chili Roasted Chickpeas

vegan buddah bowl

Vegan Buddah Bowl with chili roasted chickpeas, tofu, avocado, lettuce, rice, and cucumbers topped with a creamy savory peanut sauce. You read that right! And your mouth is watering now, isn’t it? Same. Same.

vegan buddah bowl

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vegan buddah bowl

This peanut sauce though. I posted the recipe in my Lemon Pepper Tofu & Peanut Sauce recipe so go check it out there for the full recipe!

vegan buddah bowl

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Vegan Buddah Bowl w/ Chili Roasted Chickpeas

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 2 servings


  • 1 cup dry white jasmin rice
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup cooked & rinsed chickpeas
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp liquid smoke
  • 1/2 english cucumber
  • 1/2 head romaine lettuce
  • 1 block tofu


  1. Cut tofu into triangles (or whatever shape you like) and place on a silicone baking mat

  2. Mix chickpeas with liquid smoke, chili powder & garlic powder and place on same tray as tofu

  3. Place tray in the oven at 400F for 30 minutes. The chickpeas should be done around 20 minutes

  4. While tofu and chickpeas are cooking, place rice & water in a pot, and bring to a boil. Once boiling lower heat to low, and cover with a lid for 20 minutes or until water has evaporated and rice is fluffy

  5. Cut up veggies, and assemble bowl! Add some avocado, sesame seeds, drizzle on peanut sauce and that is it. ENJOY!

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