Channa With Amaranth Leaves Recipe

Channa with Amaranth Leaves is a nutritious and flavorful Indian dish made with chickpeas and amaranth leaves. The combination of protein-rich chickpeas and iron-rich amaranth leaves makes it a healthy and wholesome meal. The dish is cooked in a flavorful blend of spices and can be enjoyed with rice or roti.

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Ingredients for Channa With Amaranth Leaves Recipe

  • 1/4 cup Chickpeas, Soaked Overnight
  • 1/2 cup Amaranth Leaves, Washed And Chopped
  • 1/4 Onion, Finely Chopped
  • 1/2 Tomatoes, Finely Chopped
  • 3/4 cloves Cloves Of Garlic, Minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cumin Seeds
  • 0.13 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Red Chili Powder
  • As required Salt To Taste
  • 1/2 tablespoon Oil
  • as per your need Fresh Coriander Leaves For Garnish

Directions: Channa With Amaranth Leaves Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Soak the chickpeas overnight and cook them until tender.
  • STEP 2.In a pan, heat oil and add cumin seeds, onions, and garlic. Saute until onions turn golden brown.
  • STEP 3.Add tomatoes, turmeric powder, red chili powder, and salt. Cook until tomatoes are soft and oil separates.
  • STEP 4.Add the cooked chickpeas and amaranth leaves. Cook for a few minutes until the leaves wilt.
  • STEP 5.Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot with rice or roti.

Cooking Tips

  • You can use canned chickpeas instead of soaking and cooking them from scratch.
  • If you don't have amaranth leaves, you can substitute with spinach or any other leafy greens.
  • Adjust the spice levels according to your preference.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • Reheat the dish in a pan or microwave before serving.
  • Serve the Channa with Amaranth Leaves with steamed rice or freshly made roti.
Nutrition
value
412
calories per serving
12 g Fat20 g Protein55 g Carbs31 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    12g
  • Protein
    20g
  • Carbs
    55g
  • Fiber
    31g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    55g
  • Protein
    20g
  • Fiber
    31g

Fats

  • Fat
    12g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    447mg
  • Iron
    13mg
  • Vitamin A
    6489mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    3mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    274mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    78mg
  • Vitamin E
    3mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    310mg
  • Manganese
    9mg
  • Phosphorus
    325mg
  • Selenium
    50mcg
  • Zinc
    4mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp