Tuesday, January 26, 2010
Chana Palak (Chick peas with Spinach)
Channa palak is one of the best balanced sabzi of North Indian foods.I have tried very simple recipe in a very healthy and delicious way.This chana palak is made of spinach/palak,chana/chickpeas and tomato.It goes well with Rice andRoti.Enjoi!
1cup chick peas/kabuli chana
1cup spinach/palak nicely chopped
1 onion nicely chopped
2 green chillies
1tsp cumin seeds
1tsp turmeric powder
1/2cup tomato puree
1/2tsp garam masala
1tsp chilly powder
1tsp chana masala
1/4 cup milk
salt to taste
coriander leaves nicely chopped
1) Soak the chick peas/kabuli chana over night and pressure cook this and keep aside .
2) Heat the pan put 2tsp of oil,then add cumin seeds,green chillies,turmeric powder,chopped onion,saute this for 5 minutes, when onion turns little soft ,add salt , chana masala,red chilly powder,garam masala,fry this for fewminutes.
3) Add chopped palak/spinachand cook this for 2 to 3 minutes.
4)Then add cooked chana ,and milk cook for another 5 minutes.
5) Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot with Rice /Roti of your choice.:)