Palak Pakoda/pakora is a delicious and crispy snack prepared with spinach leaves. It is very easy to prepare and can be served as a starter or as a tea time snack. As the monsoons have started, Check out my other snacks recipes all to enjoy this season.
Palak pakora/Spinach pakoda – A quick snack recipe made of spinach, basic spices and gram flour. Pakoda or pakora are deep fried tea time snack from indian cuisine. Gram flour and carom seeds are the main ingredients used to make these crisp fried snacks. These crispy palak pakoda just happened on a weekend when I had some spinach left over and had to finish it up. These are good to serve hot with a cup of masala-teachai/
To make palak pakoda crunchy and to add some texture you can used sliced onions and cashew. And you can replace onion with cabbage or can even use mixed veggies. These are good to serve hot or warm. However these can be made ahead and crisped up in a preheated oven at 220 c for 5-6 mins.
Palak Pakora/Spinach pakora/How to make spinach pakora recipe
Spinach pakora or palak pakoda are indian style spinach fritters. These are crunchy and can be had as a starter or snacks.
|Prep time : 10 min||Cooking time : 10 mins|
|Total time : 20 mins||Servings : 3|
Spinach : 2 cups Chopped
Gram Flour : 1 cups
Rice Flour : 1/4 cup
Ajwain : 1 tsp
Hing : 1/4 tsp
Cooking Soda : 1/8 tsp
Red chilly powder : 1 tsp
Garam Masala : 1 tsp
Turmeric powder : 1/2 tsp
Salt to taste
Oil to deep fry
water as needed
- Set all ingredients ready. In a mixing bowl, mix all ingredients. Except flours, when the mixtures releases moisture, add besan and rice flours
- Mix well. If needed add in water, make a pakoda thick batter.
- Heat oil, drop the mixtures in small qunatites.
- Drain them on a kitchen tissue.
- Serve palak pakoda hot or warm.