Palak Puri Recipe | Spinach Puri

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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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Recipe Info


CategoryMain Course

Cuisine: Indian

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Nutrition (per serving)



Carbohydrates: 9g

Protein: 2g

Ingredients For Palak Puri Recipe

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

Step By Step Instructions With Photos for Palak Puri Recipe

  • Mix whole wheat flour with besan/gram flour in a wide vessel.

    Palak Puri Recipe Instructions
  • Add salt and 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.

  • 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

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Palak Puri Recipe | Spinach Puri

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