• prep: 15 min
  • cook: 20 min
  • total: 35 min
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  • Summary

    Spinach and Chickpeas cooked with onion, tomatoes & spices makes Chana Saag a comforting meal. Serve it with rice naan!

    Ingredients

    • 15 oz can chickpeas or use 1.25 cups cooked chickpeas
    • 300 grams spinach blend, I used mix of spinach, mustard greens and pak choi
    • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
    • ½ teaspoon cumin seeds
    • 3 big garlic cloves, grated
    • 1 red onion, medium, finely chopped
    • 2 large tomatoes, finely chopped
    • ¼ teaspoon cayenne/red chili powder
    • ¼ teaspoon cumin powder
    • 1 teaspoon curry powder
    • ¼ teaspoon garam masala powder + more to sprinkle
    • salt, to taste
    • 7-8 tablespoons coconut milk
    • juice of ½ lemon, optional

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 1
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 910 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 47 g 71.85%
    • Saturated Fat: 22 g 109.65%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 1420 mg 59.15%
    • Calcium: 635 mg 63.52%
    • Potassium: 2752 mg 78.63%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 16 mg 91.06%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 103 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 35 g 140.76%
    • Sugar: 7 g
    • Protein: 37 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 4 g
    • Vitamin A 316.18%
    • Vitamin C 234.45%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat7
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch4
    • Exchange - Vegetables7
    • Exchange - Lean Meat1
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total6 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total8 oz-eq

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