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Channa Palak Recipe

Channa Palak is a popular Indian Side Dish
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On :
Friday, 12 August, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Stewed Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 4
Rated 3 based on 100 votes


  • 1 cup - white channa, soaked
  • 1 cup - Spinach leaves, washed and chopped
  • 1 - onion, minced
  • 2 tsp - ginger-green chilli paste
  • 1 tsp - Channa masala powder
  • 1 tsp - Garam Masala powder
  • Salt/oil as needed
  • 1/2 cup - curds
  • How to Make Channa Palak:

    1. Boil the soaked channa till soft.
    2. Chop the spinach leaves and par-boil for 5 mins.
    3. Heat the pan and add 2 tbsps oil. Add the chopped onions and fry.
    4. Now add the ginger-chilli paste and fry further.
    5. Add 1/2 cup curd and continue frying till the masala cooks well.
    6. Now add the garam masala, channa masala and the spinach. Mix well. Add the boiled channa and simmer the gravy. Add salt to taste.
    7. Once the gravy is done, sprinkle coriander leaves.
    8. In a separate pan, heat 1 tbsp ghee or butter. When hot add 1 tsp channa masala and pour over the gravy.
    9. Serve hot with rotis or bread.


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