winter recipes CHOLEY PALAK


Dietitian Sheela Seharawat

In the world of health and nutrition dietician Sheela Seharawat is a well known name. Along with her master’s degree in food & nutrition she also holds benevolence and dedication in her character. She has been practicing since 2006 and a registered dietician under IDA. She is among the founding members of the Diet Clinic which has presently 35 branches working successfully all over the country. Prior to her individual practice, she remained associated as a dietician with Indian Army hospital for a Short time. While she was an intern during her master’s degree she dealt many clients gratuitously.

She has conducted many research works before and during her practice as dietician and has a keen interest in exploring new breakthroughs.  She always keeps herself updated with latest happenings and developments in the field of food and nutrition and is an active participant in various health related seminars, webinars, workshops, health camps and related social functions. She is a motivational speaker and due to her humble inspiration many people have lost their unwanted kilos and living a healthy and motivated life. She has been evolved as an expert dietician in past whole decade of working of Diet Clinic.

With the help of trained staff of dieticians, she is efficiently managing the 35 branches of Diet Clinic. Our procedure to recruit a dietician is strict and tough so that we can provide best in class service and care to our clients.  Our sound base of clientage and their superb success stories testifies the fact that Sheela Sehrawat has left no stone unturned to make this organization a huge success. She is famous for her special diet plans which are customized for better performance.

Her revered motto is “LET YOUR DIET WORK FOR YOU.” 

It is a fact that food is seasonal, just like clothes and other things. With the onset of winter, it is time to enjoy all those that we have refused to in summer, food that are thick, hot, nourishing and healthy. One of the greatest thing about winter is that you get a lot of vegetables and products that are fresh and appetizing, and you are devoid off in other seasons.  

Mentioned below are a few healthy and easy winter recipes that you are sure to enjoy:-





Choley  (Garbanzo beans or Chick Peas) – 250 Gms

Spinach (fine chopped) – 3 Cups

Tomatoes (medium chopped) – 2 Nos.

Adrak (Ginger) – ½ Pcs.

Green Chili – 1 No.

Cooking Oil – 3 Tsp.

Hing (Asafoetida) – ¼ Tsp.

Jeera whole (Cumin seeds) – 1 Tsp.

Dhania powder (Corriander) – 1 Tsp.

Haldi powder (Turmeric) – ½ Tsp.

Red pepper powder – ½ Tsp.

Salt – to taste

Garam Masala – ½ Tsp.


Cooking method:-

  • Soak the chick peas overnight in water, drain and rinse. You can use canned chick peas also that are pre-soaked and ready to use.
  • Make a puree out the tomatoes, green chili and ginger.
  • Heat oil in a pan and once hot add the cumin seeds and asafetida. Once the cumin seeds starts crackling, add the tomato, chili and ginger puree, coriander powder, turmeric powder, and the red chili powder to it. Cook the ingredients for two to three minutes till the tomato mixture separates from the oil and the quantity reduces to half.
  • Add chopped spinach, salt and 1 ½ cup of water. Allow it to cook, covered for four to five minutes on medium heat.
  • Add the chick peas and lightly smash the peas with the rest of the gravy with a spatula. Add more water as required by you and allow it to cook for seven to eight minutes on low heat. Add the garam masala by sprinkling on the top.


Choley palak is best enjoyed with homemade roti or chapatti or even plain rice. It is a delicious and healthy vegan food option and is also gluten free. 

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