Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Chana Palak (Chick peas with Spinach)

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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!


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Ingredients:

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
2tsp oil
salt to taste
coriander leaves nicely chopped

Method :

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 few minutes.
3) Add chopped palak/spinach and tomato puree,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.:)

28 comments:

Asha said...

Great pics and beautiful classic recipe. Love it.

kitchen queen said...

A very lovely and a healthy combo.

Priya said...

Fantastic channa palak, beautiful clicks Mangala..

Usha said...

Chana palak looks and sounds inviting ! Great pictures too :-)

Devi Meyyappan said...

wow... yummy channa!!.. looks delicious :).. and tempting!

A 2 Z Vegetarian Cuisine said...

Looks so delicious, great clicks.

Gita said...

Nice pictures...chana palak looks so good :)

Mangala Bhat said...

Thanks evry1

Valarmathi said...

Wow...channa palak looks wonderful and yummy.

Sarah Naveen said...

Excellent click and curry looks superb!!!!yummy yumm

Ms.Chitchat said...

Thats an awesome combination of chana and palak. Pic looks very tempting. Very healthy too.

Chitchat
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Prathibha said...

lovely pics and looks very creamy....perfect wid roti's..

Babli said...

Chana palak is a unique dish for me. Looks delicious and mouth watering. Thanks for this wonderful recipe.

Sush said...

droolworthy clicks & a classic dish

LG said...

Bright pictures..dish looks yummy!

shanthi said...

Simple and yummy chenna .

Chetana said...

Never tried spinach with channa....interesting.

Aruna Manikandan said...

Channa palak looks delicious
Lovely click!!!!

reva said...

GREAT RECIPES A DIFFERNT KIND NEVER TRIED CHANA WITH PALAK

Shama Nagarajan said...

healthy combo dear..nice picture

RAKS KITCHEN said...

Never tasted this before,looks so delicious!Awesome clicks mangala!

Parita said...

Gorgeous pictures, chana palak looks very rich and creamy!

Ramya Vijaykumar said...

Nice pics there!!! The dish looks very tempting and mouthwatering!!!

Kitchen Flavours said...

Awesome clicks...making me hungry..never tried this combo....love to try this soon....

RV said...

Lovely pics, have both chana and palak at home.. will try this soon..

Sushma Mallya said...

Nice and unique combo,def must be good as well as it looks delicious and worth trying..

Nags said...

looks delicious..

Srivalli said...

I just completed reading most of your posts and pictures are great!