Tuesday, March 16

Channa Palak (Chickpeas)

Chana Palak could be the right choice if you are planning to square up a balanced meal . Chana Palak brings in the proteins of dal and iron of palak (spinach) together. Quick to make and good to eat. This is a tasty vegetable dish and it is full of good nutrients too. Try out the following recipe to prepare delicious Channa Palak and savour the taste…

300g White Channa (Chickpeas)
1 bunch of palak (Spinach) finely chopped
1 onion chopped
2 red chillies chopped
5 to 6 stem of coriander leafs chopped
1 tomato chopped
1tbsp ginger garlic paste
1/2tbsp turmeric, 1/2tbsp garam masala, 1/2tbsp coriander powder
4 dry red chillies
1/2tbsp cinnamon seeds
Oil 3tbsp
Salt as per taste

Cooking Method
Soak channa over night. Pressure cooker channa and salt for 10 to 15 minutes, and keep it saprately. In a broad pan , add oil, ginger garlic paste, cinnamon seeds, and dry red chillies, when they splutter, add onion, fry it to golden brown. Then add chopped red chillies, coriander leafs, stir it for few seconds, after that add turmeric, garam masala and coriander powder, keep stiring till the masala starts leaving oil . Add tomato and wait for 10 sec, then smash the tomato in the masala. Now add chopped palak and salt, mix it together and cover the lid and cook for 4 minutes. Then add boiled channa and 1/2 cup of water, mix it and check for salt if needed add salt. Cover the lid and cook for another 10 to 12 minutes.
Serve with Poori or Roti . Channa Palak is ready to serve.


Shanthi said...

yummy and unique

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