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5 from 1 vote

Palak chole, Chana Palak, Hariyala chana

Garbanzo beans cooked in tomato and spinach sauce



Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: lunch recipe, Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine: Punjabi Cuisine
Keyword: choley, kabuli chana, palak
Servings: 6 people
Author: anjanaskc

Ingredients

  • 2.5 cup Chick Peas/ Kabuli Chana boiled
  • 2.5 cup Spinach leaves/ palak patta
  • 1 cup Fresh Fenugreek / Hari Methi
  • 2 Tomatoes / Tamatar
  • 3 Green Chillies / Hari Mirch
  • 1 inch Ginger – 1 inch
  • 1 tsp Chana masala
  • 1 tsp Mango Powder / Amchoor Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder / Haldi Powder
  • 1/3 tsp Garam Masala Powder
  • 1 tsp Salt / Namak
  • 2 tbsp Cooking Oil
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin Seeds / Sabut Jeera
  • 1/4 tsp Asafoetida / Hing powder

Instructions

  • Pressure cook soaked chick peas for 5 whistle or till cooked and soft.or use readymade canned chick peas.
  • Wash and chop fenugreek,spinach, tomato, ginger and green chillies and then pressure cook for 1 whistle,open and crush into a smooth paste with a hand blender or in the mixer.
  • Heat oil in a a pan,add cumin and asafoetida then add the ground spinach puree,cover and cook for 2 minutes.
  • Then add all the spices and boiled chick peas and 1 cup water(or according to the thickness of the gravy you want)
  • Cover and cook for 5 -7 minutes .
  • Add lemon juice according to taste.(if needed)
  • Serving suggestions-serve hot with plain rice,poori or bread of your choice .