Thursday, September 15, 2011


There are so many side dishes for chappathi. This dish with the combination of keerai, potato and chick peas is the best accompaniment for chappathi.

கீரை கொண்டகடலை கூட்டு


Mustard seeds- 1 tsp
Finely chopped Onion-3
Finely chopped tomato- 250 gm
Finely chopped palak- 2 cups
Soaked and cooked chick peas- 1 cup
Mashed potato- 200 gms
Salt to taste
Oil- 5 tbsp
Turmeric powder- half sp

Grind the following to a slightly coarse paste:

Shredded ginger- 1 tsp, mint- 15 leaves, green chillies-10, fennel seeds- 2 tsp, coriander leaves- a handful


Heat a pan and pour the oil.
Add the mustard seeds and when they splutter add the onion and fry them to golden brown.
Now add the ground paste and fry for a few minutes.
Then add the tomatoes with the turmeric powder and fry well until they are mashed well and the oil floats on the surface.
Add 2 cups of water with the chick peas.
Boil them for some minutes with enough salt.
Then add the palak and boil until they are cooked but still in green colour.
Finally add the mashed potato and cook the curry on slow fire for a few minutes.
The delicious palak chickpeas curry is ready now to serve!!


  1. looks so inviting n wonderful preparation...superb clicks !!

  2. Super delicious curry, simply inviting..

  3. I love this and this is wonderful combination always.

  4. சூப்பர்ர் காம்பினேஷன்...

  5. Hi Mano Mam ,Luv this Palak,Chick peas Combo Gravy.Luks invitingly Yumm.Luv ur recipes.Following U.