Chana Palak, Chole Palak Recipe


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Chana Palak, with a completely different gravy prepared with an assortment of spices, onion paste and a special brinjal-tomato paste, this vegetable preparation has a lingering flavour and irresistible texture.

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Nothing sounds new about a gravy with chana and palak, right? Spoken too soon! Try out this amazingly luscious preparation of Chana Palak, and you will classify it into top class!


With a completely different gravy prepared with an assortment of spices, onion paste and a special brinjal-tomato paste, this vegetable preparation has a lingering flavour and irresistible texture, which will make you want to have another serving or two for sure!


Serve hot with Naan , Biryani , Phudina Raita and Gajar da Achaar for a complete meal experience.

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Chana Palak, Chole Palak Recipe recipe - How to make Chana Palak, Chole Palak Recipe

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 4 servings (4 serving )
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Ingredients
Method
  1. Heat 1 tbsp of oil in a deep non-stick pan, add the brinjal pieces and cook on a slow flame for 4 to 5 minutes or till the brinjal pieces turn soft, while stirring ocasionally. Sprinkle a little water if required. Keep aside to cool slightly.
  2. Combine the brinjal pieces and tomatoes and blend in a mixer to a smooth purée. Keep aside.
  3. Heat the remaining 3 tbsp oil in a deep non-stick kadhai and add the cumin seeds.
  4. When the seeds crackle, add the cinnamon, cloves and prepared onion paste, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  5. Add the prepared brinjal-tomato purée, mix well and sauté on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  6. Add the garam masala, chilli powder, dried mango powder, coriander powder, salt, kabuli chana and ½ cup of water, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  7. Add the spinach, mix well and cook on a slow flame for 10 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  8. Serve hot garnished with onion rings, coriander and lemon wedge.
Accompaniments

Jalebi Paratha 
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Masala Paratha ( Desi Khana) 
Spinach Stuffed Parathas 

Nutrient values per serving
Energy274 cal
Protein6.6 g
Carbohydrates23.7 g
Fiber11.9 g
Fat16.9 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A1301.9 mcg
Vitamin B10.2 mg
Vitamin B20.2 mg
Vitamin B31.5 mg
Vitamin C21.8 mg
Folic Acid101.5 mcg
Calcium106.7 mg
Iron2.1 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium16.6 mg
Potassium175.9 mg
Zinc1.1 mg

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Reviews

Chana Palak ( Party Recipe)
5
 on 10 Mar 13 11:04 PM


Chana, palak and brinjal...a very unusal combination.I was skeptical about trying the recipe but it turned out just awsome...very tasty and different than the regular chana masala.
Chana Palak ( Party Recipe)
5
 on 28 Oct 11 10:43 AM


Very yummy and perfect alternative to try out in party other than traditional cholas ... and spinach makes it very healthy too..