Chole Saag

Chole Saag

(Chick Pea and Spinach Curry)


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 teaspoon Garam Masala
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 tablespoons curry powder
  • 1 (15 ounce) can sweet peas, drained
  • 1 (15.5 ounce) can garbanzo beans, drained1 can of diced tomato (drained) – use the spicy kind if you like
  • 1 (10 ounce) box frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry
  • 1 (8 ounce) container plain non dairy yogurt (wildwood and silk make soy yogurts)
  • 1 cup veggie broth
    salt and pepper to taste

Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Stir in garlic, onion, red pepper flakes, cumin, and curry powder, garam masala and cook until the onion has softened and turned translucent, about 5 minutes. Add the drained peas and mash well. Stir in garbanzo beans, spinach, yogurt, tomatoes and veg broth. Cook and stir until heated through, then season to taste with salt and pepper before serving.

serve over rice and/or with naan or some other bread

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