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Chole Palak (Spinach with Chickpeas)

  • Author: Simple Vegan Blog
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 20 mins
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 2 1x
  • Category: Main dish
  • Cuisine: Indian

Chole Palak is an Indian recipe made with spinach and chickpeas. It’s quite spicy, but so delicious. Besides, we’ve made an oil-free version.

Chole Palak (Spinach with Chickpeas).- Chole Palak is an Indian recipe made with spinach and chickpeas. It's quite spicy, but so delicious. Besides, we've made an oil-free version.
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Ingredients

  • 2 14-ounce cans chopped tomatoes (800 g)
  • 2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp ginger powder
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp cayenne powder
  • 1/8 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1 10-ounce package fresh spinach (300 g), finely chopped
  • 1 cup water (250 ml)
  • 1 15-ounce can chickpeas (400 g), drained and rinsed

Instructions

  1. Place the chopped tomatoes and all the spices in a large pot and bring it to a boil, then cook over medium-high heat for about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  2. Add the spinach and the water and cook for about 5 minutes more.
  3. Add the chickpeas and cook for another 5 minutes. Add more water if needed.
  4. We serve this dish with some basmati rice, but it’s up to you.
  5. Keep it in the fridge in a sealed container for up to 4 days.

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1/2 of the recipe without rice
  • Calories: 294
  • Sugar: 10.9 g
  • Sodium: 1369.2 mg
  • Fat: 6 g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.7 g
  • Carbohydrates: 50.2 g
  • Fiber: 20.6 g
  • Protein: 17.9 g