Chole Palak

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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  • 1 bunch - spinach, washed, and chopped
  • 1 large can (2 glasses) - garbanzo beans (or soak a cup of it overnight and boil with some salt)
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 tbsp - ghee/clarified butter
  • 1/2 tsp -garam masala
  • 1/2 tsp -mango powder/amchur powder
  • salt to taste
  • 1/2 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 1 - green chilli
  • 1/2 tsp - cumin seeds
  • 1/2 cup - tomato paste
  • 3 cloves - garlic
  • 1 dollop - butter

How to Make Chole Palak

  • Fry onions to brown in the ghee and then add the garlic, cumin, and chilli.
  • Add the powder spices and fry well before adding the tomato paste and frying for one full minute.
  • Add the spinach and cook till it wilts.
  • Then add 2/3rd of the beans (no water).
  • Toss it around gently and then cook covered for 1 minute on low heat while you puree the remaining in a grinder with some water.
  • Add this to the cooking beans along with some water; stir and simmer to required thickness.
  • Add salt to taste and toss a dollop of butter over it and serve hot with rotis, rice, or naan.