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Kale Chane Ka Saag

Jaideep Singh (Jai Ki Rasoi Se)
45 minutes
Prep Time
25 minutes
Cook Time
8 People
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ABOUT Kale Chane Ka Saag RECIPE

My maternal grandmother (Nani Ji) loves to eat green leafy vegetables in any form like Palak, Maat, Methi, Soya and Hara Dhaniya etc.. "Jai Ki Rasoi Se" churned out a traditional and one of her all time favorite dishes "Kale Chane Ka Saag". This dish is dedicated to my nani ji.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Easy
  • Dinner Party
  • North Indian
  • Simmering
  • Main Dish
  • Healthy

Ingredients Serving: 8

  1. Black Chickpeas (Kala Chana) - 50 Grams
  2. Finely Chopped Spinach (Barik Kati Palak) - 4 Bunches
  3. Finely Chopped Amaranth Leave (Barik Kati Maat) - 2 Bunches
  4. Finely Chopped Dil Leaves (Bari Kata Soya Leaves) - 1 Bunch
  5. Finely Chopped Green Coriander (Barik Kata Hara Dhaniya) - 1 Bunch
  6. Ginger Garlic Paste (Adrak Lasoon Ka Paste) - 1 Table Spoon
  7. Finely Sliced Onion (Kati Pyaz) - 1 Medium Size
  8. Slit Green Chilies (Kati Hari Mirch) - 5 to 6
  9. Red Chili Powder (Laal Mirch Powder) - 1 Table Spoon
  10. Turmeric Powder (Haldi Powder) - 1 Tea Spoon
  11. Oil - As Per Requirement
  12. Salt According to Taste


  1. Note: Soak black chickpeas overnight or minimum of 6 hours before cooking
  2. Heat oil in a nonstick pan or kadai. Once the oil is hot add finely sliced onion and cook till it becomes light brown
  3. Add ginger garlic paste and cook till the moisture from the paste gets evaporated
  4. Now add soaked black chickpeas. Mix and cook for 2 to 3 minutes
  5. At this stage wash and add the finely chopped spinach, amaranth leave, dil leave & green coriander. Mix them well. Cover and cook for 2 minutes, by doing this greens will start leaving it mositure which will help in cooking the black chickpeas
  6. Now add all dry ingridents like turmeric, red chilli powder and season it with salt according to the taste. Mix all and add ½ cup of water, cook it on low flame till oil get seperated from them and black chickpeasare completed cooked
  7. Finely add the slit green chill and mix it and cook it for another minute
  8. The dish is ready to be served with any Indian bread

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Milli Garg
Milli Garg   Oct-17-2018

Nice one.

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