CooQ : Recipe: Lehsuni Palak Chole With Multigrain Laccha Parathas

Lehsuni Palak Chole With Multigrain Laccha Parathas

North indian | Mains

Meal
266 calories/serving
60 mins
Our Lunch: Lehsuni Palak Chole served with Multigrain Laccha parathas. Trying to incorporate greens in every meal, made me try this version of chole. Believe me it tasted as good as palak paneer. Do try this out 😀

Instructions

1. In a vessel take 3 cups of water, bring it to boil. add 500 gms palak / spinach into boiling water.

2. Boil it for 5 minutes, drain the water and transfer the palak into ice cold water, this will help in retaining the green colour.

3. Transfer the blanched palak into a blender, add 1 inch ginger, 3-4 garlic pods and 1 green chilli. blend it into a smooth paste, without adding water. keep it aside.

4. In a kadai heat 1 tbsp ghee. add 1 bay leaf, 2 pods of cardamom, 1 inch cinnamon, 1 tsp cumin seeds and 1 tsp kasuri methi / dry fenugreek leaves until it turns aromatic. now add chopped onions, saute it for 4-5 minutes. add 1 tbsp besan / gram flour and saute it until aromatic.

5. Add 1/4 tsp cumin powder, 1/2 tsp coriander powder, 1/2 tsp garam masala powder and 3/4 tsp salt. saute untill spices turn aromatic.

6. Add the palak puree and 1/2 cup water, to adjust the consistency. bring it to boil, and add boiled chickpeas. simmer it for 4-5 minutes then add 1 tsp lemon juice. sprinkle 1/4 tsp nutmeg powder and mix.

7. For tadka, take 2 tbsp of ghee in a pan, add 4-5 cloves of chopped garlic, 2 dry red chillies, 1 tsp cumin seeds / jeera, 1 tsp kasuri methi / dry fenugreek leaves.

8. Pour the hot tempering / tadka over the palak paneer and enjoy it with rotis / naans.

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