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Palak Pakoda Recipe Step By Step Instructions

Palak Pakoda Recipe | Spinach Pakora

Palak pakoras are crispy deep fried fritters made from a batter of spinach leaves, onions and besan mixed with spices.
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Recipe Info

Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Servings 3
Category Snacks
Cuisine Indian

Nutrition

Calories: 180kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 12g

Ingredients For Palak Pakoda Recipe | Spinach Pakora
  

  • 1/2 Cup Besan (Gram Flour)
  • 2 Tablespoon Rice Flour
  • 2 Cups Spinach
  • 1 Small Onion
  • 1 Teaspoon Ginger-Garlic Paste
  • 1 Teaspoon Red Chilli Powder
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Coriander Powder
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Ajwain (Carom Seeds)
  • 1 Teaspoon Salt, or to taste
  • Oil for frying

Step By Step Instructions for Palak Pakoda Recipe | Spinach Pakora
 

  • Wash the spinach leaves and remove the thick stems. Finely chop the leaves and add them in a large mixing bowl.
    Palak Pakoda Recipe Step By Step Instructions 1
  • Thinly slice the onions and add them to the bowl with spinach.
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  • Add ginger garlic paste, red chilli powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder, carom seeds (ajwain) and salt to taste.
    1 Teaspoon Ginger-Garlic Paste, 1 Teaspoon Red Chilli Powder, 1/2 Teaspoon Turmeric Powder, 1/2 Teaspoon Ajwain (Carom Seeds)
    Palak Pakoda Recipe Step By Step Instructions 3
  • Mix and let the vegetables rest for 3-4 minutes while they start to leave water. Then add besan (chickpea flour) and rice flour.
    1/2 Cup Besan (Gram Flour), 2 Tablespoon Rice Flour
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  • Sprinkle a little bit of water and mix the flour with the vegetables. Keep adding water slowly to make a batter of thick consistency.
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  • Heat oil in a kadai or pan over medium heat. When oil hot, drop spoonfuls of batter in the oil. Fry the pakoras till pale yellow, then flip them over.
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  • Cook both sides of the pakoda till they are crispy and golden brown. Then drain the oil and remove the pakoras. Make all the pakoras this way in batches.
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  • Palak Pakodas are ready. Serve them hot with tomato ketchup or green chutney.
    Palak Pakoda Recipe Step By Step Instructions