Basmati Rice & Curry Casserole (Chana aur Sarson ka Saag Biryani)

Eating Well
110 mins (prep 60)
20 ingredients
6 servings, about 1 cup each
Biryanis are rice-based casseroles that combine a saucy meat, vegetable or legume curry with basmati rice, whole spices, nuts and raisins. This particular dish is a nutritional powerhouse, thanks to the mustard greens and chickpeas. Look for the specialty spices—cardamom pods, saffron and garam masala—in the spice section of well-stocked supermarkets or online at

Categories:  low-cholesterol , high-potassium , low-calorie , low-saturated-fat , heart-healthy , gluten-free , healthy-weight , high-fiber ,
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Serving Size (161.17 g)
Servings 6
Amount per Serving
Calories 198.32 Calories from Fat 71.1
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7.9g 72.96%
Saturated Fat 0.63g 19.01%
Trans Fat 0.03g %
Cholesterol 0.0mg 0.0%
Sodium 403.96mg 100.99%
Total Carbohydrate 28.81g 57.62%
Dietary Fiber 1.95 g 46.87%
Sugars 0.75 g %
Protein 3.09g 37.04%
Vitamin A 10.5IU% Vitamin C 18.29mg%
Calcium 21.32mg% Iron 2.18mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
large, green chiles, golden raisins, raw cashews, cinnamon sticks, ground turmeric, white, saffron threads