Palak Chole

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Total Time:
6 hours and 30 minutes
Serves: 3
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Category: Festive Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

Celebrate Raksha Bandhan with this tasty and healthy recipe curated by Chef Sanjeev Kapoor.

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  • 1 cup chickpeas (kabuli chana)
  • 2 bunches spinach (palak)
  • 3-4 green chillies
  • 1 inch ginger
  • 4-5 garlic cloves
  • 2 tablespoons Nutralite Classic
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1 cup tomato puree
  • 1 teaspoon red chilli powder
  • 1 teaspoon garam masala powder
  • Salt to taste

How to Make Palak Chole

  • Wash and soak chickpeas in four to five cups of water for five to six hours.
  • Drain, add three cups of fresh water and pressure-cook till done. Drain and refresh.
  • Remove stalks, wash and blanch spinach in boiling water for two minutes.
  • Drain, refresh and blend to a puree.
  • Remove stems and wash green chillies. Peel and wash ginger and garlic.
  • Grind the three to a coarse paste using a little water.
  • Heat Nutralite Classic in a kadai, add cumin seeds and sauté till it changes colour.
  • Add green chilli-ginger-garlic paste and fry for a minute.
  • Add tomato puree, red chilli powder, garam masala powder and salt and fry for a few minutes or till the fat leaves the masala.
  • Add spinach puree and chickpeas and stir gently.
  • Cover and allow to simmer on low heat for five to six minutes. Serve hot.