Palak Chole

Tasty and Healthy palak recipe with chickpeas - North Indian Style

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Palak Chole

Tasty and Healthy palak recipe with chickpeas - North Indian Style

Category : Vegetarian, Curries

By Safaa

Published On: 16 Dec 2008

Rating: 5
3 Votes, 1 Reviews
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30 Minutes
Served : 4
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Step 1

Wash and soak chickpeas in 4 - 5 cups of water for 5 - 6 hours.

Step 2

Drain, add 3 cups of fresh water and pressure-cook till done. Drain and refresh.

Step 3

Remove stalks, wash and blanch spinach in boiling water for 2 minutes. Drain, refresh and blend to a puree.

Step 4

Remove stems and wash green chillies.

Step 5

Peel and wash ginger and garlic.

Step 6

Grind the three to a coarse paste using a little water.

Step 7

Heat ghee in a kadai.

Step 8

Add cumin seeds and sautT till it changes colour.

Step 9

Add green chillies-ginger-garlic paste and fry for a while.

Step 10

Add tomato puree, red chilli powder, garam masala powder and salt and fry for a few minutes or till the ghee leaves the sides of the pan.

Step 11

Add spinach puree and chick peas and stir gently.

Step 12

Cover and allow to simmer on low heat for 5 - 6 minutes.

Step 13

Garnish with ginger juliennes. :- Serve hot.


I tried this recipe and was really successful.

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