Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 25 minutes

Servings: 4

Calories: 135kcal

This Chana Saag is a fantastic recipe for a quick family dinner. It is so delicious, you will want to make it over and again.

1 tsp sunflower oil
1 tsp cumin seeds
1 medium onion
3 to matoes 400g
3 cup spinach 90g
3 cloves Garlic
1 ” ginger
1 -2 green chilli
1 can chickpeas drained
1/2 tsp turmeric
1 tsp red chilli powder
1 tsp coriander powder
1 tsp garam masala or chana masala
1 tsp lemon juice
salt to taste
1 tsp kasuri methi optional
2 tsp coriander leaves
Heat oil in a pan and add cumin seeds. Once it splutters at onion.
Saute the onion in medium flame for 5 minutes, until translucent.
While the onion is cooking, add tomato, ginger, garlic, spinach and green chilli to a blender jar. Process until you have puree.
Now add this onion-tomato puree, spices – turmeric, chilli powder, ground coriander, chana masala and salt. Stir together to combine.
Place a splatter lid and allow this mixture to simmer for at least 10-12 minutes. The mixture will have reduced to half by now.
Add chickpeas, spinach and 1/2 cup of water and stir. Cover and cook for another 5-7 minutes.
Add lemon juice, kasuri methi and coriander leaves. Stir and serve warm with rice / chapati.


Calories: 135kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 5.4g | Fat: 2.7g | Saturated Fat: 0.3g | Sodium: 245mg | Fiber: 5.9g | Sugar: 3.8g | Calcium: 67mg | Iron: 3mg