Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Chole Palak Paneer Curry


This sounds quiet interesting right.This is in fact one interesting curry, that has lots of nutrition enriched ingredients in it. It has lots of protein from both the chickpea and Paneer/tofu and has Vitamin A from Spinach. This is yummy item that will be liked by any age group, and especially is liked by young children.

Ingredients :- 200 gm chickpea soaked overnight and boiled partially.
                     100 gm Paneer/Tofu
                     1 or 2 bunch of Spinach leafs
                     2 tsp Chole Masala
                     1/2 tsp Chat Masala
                     1 Onion finely chopped
                     1 green chilli finely chopped  
                     1 & 1/2 tsp Garlic ginger paste
                     1 tsp cream
                     1 tsp turmeric powder
                     Salt as per taste
                     2 tsp oil
                     1/2 tsp cumin seeds
                     1 tomato chopped

Method :- Heat a pan over medium flame. Add Cumin seeds, When it starts to splutter add the green chili, onion and cook till onion starts to turn pink. Now add ginger garlic paste and cook till the smell is removed. Add chopped tomatoes and cook to make a paste. Add turmeric powder, salt, Chole masala, Chat Masala, Chick pea and mix well. Add 1/2 cup water and let it cook for 5 mins. In between mix it so that it does not stick at the bottom. When Chickpea is cooked, add Paneer or Tofu and Spinach, and cook for another 3 mins. Remove from flame and add the cream to it and serve hot with rice or roti.

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