Palak Puri Recipe | Spinach Puri

4.83 from 165 votes

Palak Puri is made by deep frying round discs made of a mixture of whole wheat flour, pureed spinach and other spices.

Puri is a deep fried round shaped puffed Indian bread. Palak (spinach) not only imparts a green color and a distinct taste to the plain puri but also increases its nutrition.

Delicious & healthy

Spinach is rated highly as a healthy leafy vegetable with a variety of vitamins, minerals antioxidants and strong anti-inflammatory and antioxidant abilities.

These delicious crunchy puris imbibe all the health benefits of spinach. Palak Puri is a good way to develop taste of Spinach in children who otherwise may not be so inclined to eat vegetables based on spinach.

Serving suggestions

Palak puri is a delicious Indian recipe which can be served as a breakfast, main course or as a snack. The puffy palak puri is enjoyed hot and is traditionally served with Dry Potato or Potato Curry.

It also goes very well with various Indian gravies like Aloo Tamatar and Kadai Paneer. The puris can also be enjoyed with Mango Chutney or Pickle. In the evening they can also be taken as a snack along with tea.

To make Palak Puris at home follow the detailed step by step recipe with photos posted below.

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Palak Puri Recipe

Palak Puri Recipe | Spinach Puri

Indian Bread made by deep frying a mixture of flour and spinach.
4.83 from 165 votes

Recipe Info

Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 20
Category Main Course
Cuisine Indian

Ingredients For Palak Puri Recipe | Spinach Puri

  • 250 gm Spinach Leaves (Palak)
  • 2 Cup Whole Wheat Flour (Gehun ka Atta)
  • 1/4 Cup Besan (Gram Flour)
  • 1 Teaspoon Ajwain (Carom Seeds)
  • 1 Teaspoon Salt
  • Oil for Frying

Step By Step Instructions for Palak Puri Recipe | Spinach Puri

  • Mix whole wheat flour with besan (gram flour) in a wide vessel.
    1/4 Cup Besan (Gram Flour), 2 Cup Whole Wheat Flour (Gehun ka Atta)
    Palak Puri Recipe Instructions
  • Add salt and ajwain (carom seeds).
    1 Teaspoon Salt, 1 Teaspoon Ajwain (Carom Seeds)
    Palak Puri Recipe Instructions
  • Boil 1 bunch of spinach for 1 minute. Then add it to a grinder to make puree. Add the blanched spinach to the flour mix.
    250 gm Spinach Leaves (Palak)
    Palak Puri Recipe Step By Step Instructions 4
  • Add water and knead the flour to make a smooth and tight dough.
    Palak Puri Recipe Instructions
  • Divide the dough into small round portions.
    Palak Puri Recipe Instructions
  • Place one ball on a flat surface and gently press it with your hand. Brush the dough ball with a drop of oil so it doesn’t stick while rolling.
    Palak Puri Recipe Instructions
  • Flatten out the dough into round disc (roughly 5-6 inches in diameter) using a rolling pin.
    Palak Puri Recipe Instructions
  • Make all the puris this way and place them on a plate.
    Palak Puri Recipe Instructions
  • Heat oil in a kadhai or pan. Fry the puris from both sides on medium heat.
    Palak Puri Recipe Instructions
  • Palak puris are ready. Serve hot with any Indian curry.
    Palak Puri Recipe


Calories: 85kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 5g

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