Chole Palak Recipe

Looking for an easy Chole Palak recipe? Learn how to make Chole Palak using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by 19carbo

Makes 2 servings



Tomatoes and chick peas in spices

Recipe Ingredients for Chole Palak

240 grams Chick Peas
400 grams Diced Tomatoes
125 grams Spinach
2 tsp Ginger Root
28 grams Chilli
15 grams rape seed oil
1 tsp Cumin Seed
1 tsp Coriander Seed
1 tsp Turmeric, Ground
1 3/10 grams Chili Powder
2 grams Sea Salt
5 grams Indian Spices Garam Masala
1 serving asafetida

Recipe Directions for Chole Palak

  1. Ingredients:

  2. ? 1 15oz can of chickpea (chole, garbanzo)

  3. ? 3 cups finely chopped spinach (palak)

  4. ? 2 medium tomatoes

  5. ? 1/2″piece ginger (adrak)

  6. ? 1 green chili

  7. ? 3 tablespoon oil

  8. ? 1/4 teaspoon asafetida (hing)

  9. ? 1 teaspoon cumin seed (jeera)

  10. ? 1 tablespoon coriander powder (dhania)

  11. ? 1/2 teaspoon turmeric (haldi)

  12. ? 1/2 teaspoon red pepper adjust to taste

  13. ? 1/2 teaspoon salt adjust to taste

  14. ? 1/2 teaspoon garam masala

  15. Method:

  16. Drain the liquid out of the chickpeas and rince the chick peas well.

  17. Blend the tomatoes, green chilies, and ginger to make a puree.

  18. Heat the oil in a saucepan. Test the heat by adding one cumin seed to the oil; if seed cracks right away oil is ready.

  19. Add the asafetida and cumin seeds.

  20. After the cumin seeds crack, add the tomato puree, coriander powder, turmeric, red chili powder and cook for about 4 minutes on medium heat.

  21. Tomato mixture will start leaving the oil and will reduce to about half in quantity.

  22. Add spinach, and salt and one half cup of water and let it cook covered for 4 to 5 minutes on medium heat covered.

  23. Add the chickpeas and mash them lightly with a spatula so they soften Note: add more water as needed to keep the gravy consistency to your liking, and let it cook on low heat for 7 to 8 minutes.

  24. Add the garam masala and let it cook for another minute.

Categories

Beans, Tomatoes, Main Dish, Side Dish, Indian, Simmer

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 414.7g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
246
Calories from Fat
78
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
8.7g
13%
Saturated Fat
0.7g
4%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
1116mg
46%
Potassium
428mg
12%
Total Carbohydrates
37.3g
12%
Dietary Fiber
11.5g
46%
Sugars
7.2g
Protein
11.5g
Vitamin A 138% Vitamin C 57%
Calcium 15% Iron 30%
* 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
  • Low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in iron
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
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