Palak Chole

Recipe source: Varsha's version at Will-O'-the Wisp with slight changes...


1 cup soaked and cooked chickpeas
2 tsp oil
1 tsp cumin seeds
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1/2 tsp red chilli powder
1 tsp garam masala powder
Salt to taste
1 medium tomato
1 cup chopped spinach
1/2 tsp green chilli paste
1/2 tsp ginger paste
1 tbsp tamarind paste
Finely chopped coriander leaves

Heat oil, add cumin seeds. When it splutters add the chopped spinach to it and sprinkle some water and let it get soft. Add the turmeric powder, red chilli powder, garam masala powder, ginger paste, green chilli paste, chopped tomato and tamarind paste. Mix well and add some water to it. Let it cook till tomatoes are soft. Add a few mashed chickpeas to it and finally the cooked chickpeas. Mix well and add salt as per taste. Cook for about 5 minutes. Garnish with finely chopped coriander leaves and serve hot.

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Mrs.Kannan said...

Chole with Palak???Never heard about it...Looks yum...Must Try recipe

Arch said...

you've got a great blog - tried the oats paniyaram and they turned out great...thanks for sharing these lovely recipes

renuka said...

Yes,new to me too and added to my list

meeso said...

I love both chickpeas and spinach with a passion, you paired them together and it looks amazing!

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