Chana Saag Recipe

Looking for an easy Chana Saag recipe? Learn how to make Chana Saag using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by jillsuz7

Makes 2 servings



Spinach and chickpeas - Indian dish

Recipe Ingredients for Chana Saag

2 cups canned chickpeas
1/2 cup water
1/2 onion, diced
3 garlic cloves, diced
3 tablespoons olive oil
2 tbsp lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon curry powder
1/2 teaspoon coriander powder
1/2 teaspoon cumin
1/2 teaspoon garam masala
1 bunch fresh spinach, rinsed

Recipe Directions for Chana Saag

  1. In a large skillet or frying pan, sautee onions and garlic in olive oil until soft, about 3-5 minutes.

  2. Add chickpeas straight from the can, including all the water.

  3. Add spices and lemon juice, cover, and simmer about 10-15 minutes, stirring occasionally, adding more water if needed, until chickpeas are browned and soft.

  4. Reduce heat, add spinach and cover.

  5. Allow spinach to wilt for 2-4 minutes.

  6. Serve immediately.

Categories

Vegetables, Main Dish, Side Dish, Indian, Vegetarian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 538.4g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
529
Calories from Fat
214
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
23.8g
37%
Saturated Fat
3.2g
16%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
858mg
36%
Potassium
1457mg
42%
Total Carbohydrates
66.3g
22%
Dietary Fiber
15.1g
60%
Sugars
2.3g
Protein
17.5g
Vitamin A 320% Vitamin C 112%
Calcium 27% Iron 48%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • No cholesterol
  • Low in sugar
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in manganese
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin B6
  • Very high in vitamin C
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