27 October, 2015

PALAK CHOLEY / SPINACH CHICKPEAS CURRY

Posted in : HULI / CURRY / VEGETABLE CURRY / GOJJU / TANGY CURRY / DAL / TOVVE / VEGETABLE KOOTU / SAGU on by : Divya Suresh

When Iron ( palak ) & Protein ( chickpeas ) put together, it creates a nutritious and healthy dish. Palak choley tastes awesome. I ate it in a restaurant, and as I knew… how to make choley, I have Just added ground palak to it and adjusted the spices accordingly…. And believe me it came out awesome. Here I have used brown chickpeas.

 

         Ingredients:

  • Brown chickpeas – 1 cup
  • Spinach/Palak (chopped) – 2 cups
  • Tomato – 1 big
  • Slit green chillies – 3 nos.,
  • Ginger paste – 1 tsp
  • Red chilli powder -1 tsp
  • Coriander powder – 1 tsp
  • Choley masala – 1 tbsp
  • Oil – 1/2 tbsp
  • Ghee – 1/2 tbsp
  • Salt to taste

 

         PROCEDURE:

  • Wash and soak chickpeas overnight and pressure cook and keep aside
  • Grind chopped spinach
  • Chop and grind tomato coarsely
  • Heat Oil fry ground spinach and tomato till the raw smell goes
  • Then add green chillies, ginger paste, coriander and red chilli powder and mix well
  • Add cooked chickpeas…bring it to boil and put required amount of salt
  • Finally add choley masala …combine everything well
  • Turn off the fire and add 1/2 tbsp ghee, cover it and let it rest for five minutes
  • Palak choley can be served with Roti & rice

Palak choley