Friday, June 6, 2014

Soya, Chana and Palak Curry / Soya , Chickpeas and Spinach curry

We all make chole Palak, Aloo Chole, Palak - aloo, soya palak, soya chole but why not to combine all in one dish and make one nice healthy dish. I don't like palak alone, for me here, palak taste so bad so I asked my sister BTW she  blogs at hotnsteamyfood, what to do with spinach and she told me that she's also have same problem but now she use baby spinach so I will be using that too. Well from big sister we always learn something. So I make this dish, had it with paratha along with papad, sliced onion, green chilies and it was one pot meal. Greens, proteins in one dish. Don't believe me, make it and try it. I give you what we eat it, you can increase / decrease the quantities of the ingredients as per your family's needs. Again, you can take any greens here.

Ingredients :

4 cups boiled White Chickpeas
2 cups Washed and chopped Spinach
1/2 cup washed and squeezed Soya granules
1 onion finely chopped
2 tbsp. tomato puree / 2 big tomatoes chopped
1 tbsp. red chili powder
1 tbsp. Jeera / cumin
1 tbsp. Turmeric powder
2 tbsp. Chana masala
1 tbsp. ginger / garlic/ chili paste
salt to taste
2 tbsp. oil
lime juice as per taste and freshly chopped coriander leaves


Heat a oil in non stick pan. When its hot, add jeera, when it changes the color, add onion and brown it.
Then add ginger garlic paste along with tomatoes and cook till its mushy.
Add all powdered masala with little bit of water so masala don't burn.
Add chick peas, soya and spinach and mix it nicely. You dont need to add water because spinach will leave enough water to cook nicely.
Depend upon your choice, make thick or thin gravy and served along with rice, roti, paratha.

If you are lucky enough to have leftover, just add this in cooked rice and you have pulav or make kathi rolls in leftover rotis .

Link up your recipe of the weekHearth & Soul Hop
A2K - A Seasonal Veg Table: June 2014 hosted by Chef Mireille's East West Realm: In my Veg Box - Spinach
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Gayathri's Cook Spot: WTML Host List hosted by The Big Sweet Tooth: WTML June 2014 - Event Announcement with Giveaway!
#recipeoftheweek | A Mummy Too Announcing Event ~ Lets Cook for Fathers Day
Bangers & Mash | Family food adventures – hosted by Eat your veg | Healthier, Fun & Delicious Recipes for Kids and Families.
Zesty South Indian Kitchen - Tasty Recipes From All Over The World
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My Legume Love Affair | Lisa's Kitchen | hosted by The Well-Seasoned Cook: ANNOUNCING MY LEGUME LOVE AFFAIR #72


  1. yum and healthy ! Nicely done

  2. healthy & delicious combo...looks yumm

  3. Inviting and good for goodness. Your potato dish you shared previously is on for our lunch tomorrow.

    1. sure, and if you don't mind , share the picture please.

  4. nice healthy combination of soya, aloo and palak.

  5. Healthy combo ....... Delicious platter dear!

  6. Yummy finger licking chana and palak curry. i like it with hot puris...

  7. looks very healthy and so yummy .Getting to know diff combos .

  8. This is unique combo... Looks great...

  9. awesome combo and healthy curry.

  10. what a superb combo of all healthy ingredients,yummmy!!!!

  11. wonderful it!!!

  12. Love this combo,healthy and yummy combo

  13. Very healthy combo. will try this sure. bookmarked !

  14. Looks delicious, it's meat-free and sounds healthy. I love it! Thanks so much for linking up with #recipeoftheweek - I've pinned and tweeted this post and there's a new linky going live at 6pm this evening :)

  15. Looks lovely, I don't cook with soya much - must do so. Thanks for sharing with Eat Your Greens, please come back at the end of the month for the round up.

  16. Wow Looks yum. I do like the taste of soya chunks or granules but i am seriously tempted to try this out

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  18. healthy dish!! i will definitely give it a try!!

  19. Delicious combination of ingredients and flavours Linsy, thanks so much for enterting to Family Foodies!, www,

  20. I like baby spinach better, too. Its flavor is milder, and it is so much easier to prepare.

    Thanks, Linsy, for your MLLA recipe. Anything with chickpeas puts a smile on my face.


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