25 May, 2018

Chickpeas with spinach ( Palak chole )

Though you are a diabetic patient, if you know the basics of meal planning, you can make almost any recipe work for you. One such recipe is Chickpeas with Spinach.

INGREDIENTS:

1 cup chickpea ( kabli chana ),
spinach leaves ( chopped )
1 tbsp olive oil,
2 tsp chopped garlic,
2 tsp chopped green chilies,
1/2 cup chopped tomatoes,
2 tsp chopped ginger,
2 tbsp lemon juice,
1/2 spoon cinamon powder,
1 tsp coriander powder,
salt

PROCESS:

Soak chickpeas overnite. Add 2-3 cups of water and salt and put it in a pressure cooker for 2-3 whistles and keep aside to cool. Boiled spinach in little water for 2-3 minutes. Then blend it in a mixture for a fine paste.
Heat olive oil in a non-stick pan. Add garlic and green chillies. Fry it till golden brown. Add ginger and mix it well. Add tomatoes. Cook it well.
Add the boiled chickpeas and cook for 3 minutes. Now add spinach paste, lemon juice, coriander and cinamon powder. Stir well and cook till water dries up.
Now its ready to serve. Serve it hot with chapati,paratha, puri, bread.

Nutrition Facts
Servings: 1 cup
  
Calories 225
Total Fat 8 g
Saturated 6 g
Total Carbs 33 g
Sugars 1 g
Cholesterol 0 mg  

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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