Chana Palak (Chickpea & Spinach Curry) QUICK & EASY!!

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 210.4
  • Total Fat: 4.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 1.9 mg
  • Sodium: 428.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 36.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 8.6 g
  • Protein: 9.0 g

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Cheap, flavourful, filling, quick, easy and healthy. Checks ALL the boxes! Cheap, flavourful, filling, quick, easy and healthy. Checks ALL the boxes!
Number of Servings: 8


    oil for pan (calculated using 1 tbsp sunflower oil)
    1 medium onion, diced
    6 cloves garlic, pressed
    2 15oz cans chickpeas (or equivalent cooked from dry)
    1 red pepper, diced
    4-6 tbsp curry powder (or to taste - I think mine is mostly mild tumeric hence using so much)
    1 tsp ground cayenne pepper (or to taste - the spiceyness of your curry powder will affect this)
    1 regular sized can of crushed tomatoes or diced tomatoes
    4 cups fresh baby spinach
    3/4 cup plain low fat yogurt


Throw in any vegetables you like as well to stretch it or just to use them up.


heat the oil in a large wok and stir fry the onion until golden and transluscent
Add Garlic, Chickpeas, Red Pepper, Curry Powder, Cayenne Pepper and mix well, heating through
Add can of tomatoes and let simmer for a couple of minutes until everything is heated
Add spinach until just wilted
Remove from heat and stir in yogurt - this finishes the sauce

Serve with Brown Rice or Quinoa, or in pitas, or in a bowl by itself!

Serving Size: makes 8 generous servings

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user JOANOFARCTIC.

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