Spinach and Chickpea Salad

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

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Category: Festive Recipe
Course: Salad Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: One-Dish Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 10 oz - fresh coarsely chopped spinach
  • 1 can - chickpeas or 2 cups of boiled channa
  • 1 - medium size red onion chopped
  • 1 - big tomato chopped
  • 2 to 3 - medium sized potatoes boiled and cubed
  • 2 - green chillies, slit finely lengthwise
  • 2 tsp - finely chopped garlic
  • 1/4 tsp - turmeric powder
  • salt to taste
  • 1/4 to 1/2 tsp - chilli powder

How to Make Spinach and Chickpea Salad

  • Take about a tbsp of olive oil in a pan and set it on medium heat.
  • Once the oil is hot enough, add garlic and fry for about 30 seconds.
  • Add the chopped onions and saute for a minute or two.
  • Add the tomatoes, pinch of turmeric, 1/2 of the required salt and chilli powder. Keep cooking until the tomatoes begin to become soft.
  • Toss the boiled chick peas, potatoes and stir for a minute or two.
  • Finally, add all the spinach with the rest of the salt and stir till the spinach wilts.
  • It is not necessary to cook the spinach for a long time.
  • This can be eaten as it is or with rice or chapattis.
  • It is a quite warm and appetizing salad on a cold winter day.

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