Monday, December 1, 2014

Chana Palak Masala with Pomegranate

Chana masala is a famous side dish for Puri in this i have added Palak and Pomegranate.  Chana for  Protein, Palak for Iron,Pomegranates contains a variety of antioxidants, vitamins and minerals. So we can get three healthy benefits from this recipe.

Chana Palak Masala with Pomegranate

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Chana Palak with Pomegranate
White Chana – 200 gram
Palak – 1 cup
To Roast in a oil and Grind
Oil – 1tspn
Tomato – 2 nos
Curd – 2 tspn
Fennel seeds – 1 tspn
Onion – 2 nos
Green chilli – 2 nos
Pomegranate – 3 tspn
Garam masala pwd – ¼ tspn (cinnamon, cardamom, clove)
Sugar – 1 pinch
Red chilli pwd – ¼ tspn
Coriander pwd – ½ tspn
Salt – to taste
For tempering
Butter (or ) ghee – 1 tspn
Oil – 2  tspn
Ginger garlic paste – 1 tspn
For garnishing
Coriander ( cilantro) leaves – few

  1. Chop and wash the palak and ensure that there is no sand particles sticking to it,
  2. While Strain the water .
  3. Soak white chana over night , boil the chana (which was soaked in water over night)in a pressure cooker.
  4. In  a wide pan add 1 tspn oil add  fennel seeds, chopped green chilli and leave it to sauté, then add add roughly  chopped tomato,  onion, palak, pomegranate cook 2 minutes and leave it to a cool. Then grind it to smooth paste.
  5. Heat a vessel, add oil + butter, and add ginger garlic paste sauté about 2 minutes.
  6. Add ground palak  masala paste and required amt of water, cook 5 minutes.
  7. Add spice powders (chili, coriander, turmeric, salt cook for 5 minutes.
  8. Cook until the raw smell goes off and add chana cook for 5 minutes. Finally add garam masala and sugar cook for 5 minutes.
  9. Transfer it to a bowl and garnishing it with few cilantros.
  10. Healthy Palak chana is very good side dish for puri, chappathi, roti naan, bread ,bun.

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  2. Nice combo, healthy and delicious curry..

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