Palak Chole

Chana with Palak is a great combination and a healthy, protein rich dish.This dish can be served with roti, naan or any other bread.

Chana 1 Can
Finely Chopped Palak 3 Cups
Medium Tomatoes 2
Adrak 1/2 Piece
Green Chilli 1
Oil 3 tbsp
JHing 1/4 tbsp
Jeera 1 tbsp
Dhania Powder 1 tbsp
Haldi Powder 1/2 tbsp
Lal Mirch Powder 1/2 tbsp
Salt 1/2 tbsp (Adjust to taste)
Garam Masala 1/2 tbsp



  1. Drain the liquid out of the Chana and rinse well.
  2. Blend the tomatoes, green chilies, and ginger to make a puree.
  3. Heat the oil in a saucepan. Test the heat by adding one jeera seed to the oil; if seed cracks right away oil is ready.
  4. Add the Hing and Jeera seeds.
  5. After the Jeera seeds crack, add the tomato puree, Dhania powder, Haldi, Lal Mirch powder and cook for about 4 minutes on medium heat.
  6. Tomato mixture will start leaving the oil and will reduce to about half in quantity.
  7. Add Palak, and salt and one half cup of water and let it cook covered for 4 to 5 minutes on medium heat covered.
  8. Add the chanas and mash them lightly with a spatula so they soften Note: add more water as needed to keep the gravy consistency to your liking, and let it cook on low heat for 7 to 8 minutes.
  9. Add the garam masala and let it cook for another minute.