Chana Palak, Healthy Heart Chole Palak Recipe


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Creamy white chana and vibrant spinach are a match made in heaven, not only due to their complementary good looks, flavour and texture, but also the heart-friendly blend of nutrients and fibre.

Chana Palak, a luscious preparation of chickpeas, cooked in a mild gravy of spinach, flavoured with onions, tomatoes, and other common spices and pastes, is a wonderful accompaniment for sumptuous whole wheat parathas or brown rice. Serve immediately, to enjoy the fresh flavour and texture with rotis and parathas .

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

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  1. Blend the spinach in a mixer to a smooth purée and keep aside.
  2. Heat the oil in a non-stick kadhai and add the cumin seeds.
  3. When the cumin seeds crackle, add the onions, garlic and ginger-green chilli paste and sauté on a medium flame for 2 minutes or till the onions turn golden brown in colour. Add a little water to avoid the onions from sticking to the kadhai.
  4. Add the spinach purée, tomatoes and ½ cup of water, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 3 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  5. Add the kabuli chana and salt, mix well and cook for another 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  6. Serve hot with whole wheat parathas or brown rice.

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Nutrient values per serving
Energy 117 kcal
Protein 5.5 gm
Carbohydrates 17.1gm
Fat 1.7 gm
Fibre 8.2 mg

RECIPE SOURCE : Healthy Heart CookbookBuy this cookbook

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