Chana Palak
Chana Palak
5 from 1 vote
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings: 6
Chana palak is a delicious and comforting vegan curry recipe made with spinach and split chickpea lentils. It is a vegan curry packed with flavour that everyone will love.

Nutrition: per serving



  • 500 g Spinach
  • 200 g Lentils Chana Dal
  • 50 ml Oil
  • 1 Onions
  • 4 cloves Garlic
  • 2 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 2 Tomatoes
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1 tsp Chilli Powder
  • 2 Green Chillies
  • 200 ml Water


  • Heat up the oil on medium heat in a pan then add the finely diced onions and cook for 4-5 minutes until lightly browned
  • Add the cumin seeds and finely chopped garlic cloves then cook for 1-2 minutes until fragrant
  • Add the tomatoes to the pan and cook for 3-4 minutes until softened
  • Add the salt, chilli powder, turmeric powder, and green chillies then cook the spices for 3-4 minutes
  • As the spices are cooking thoroughly wash the split Bengal gram lentils before adding into the pan and cooking for 5 minutes
  • Add the water then cook for a further 10 minutes
  • As the lentils are cooking wash and finely chop the spinach before adding into the pan and covering then cook for 6-8 minutes
  • Remove the lid and give the curry a mix before reducing the heat to low and covering again then cook for 20 minutes
  • Serve immediately with a side of chapatti and enjoy!

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