Methi (Spinach) Pakoda Or Pakora Or Methi Fritters Recipe

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Methi pakoda is a healthy Indian snack made from fresh spinach leaves, gram flour, onions, asafetida and mild spices. 
They are not only nutritious and crispy but also rich in iron due to goodness of spinach leaves.
Methi pakoda is a quick and easy to make pakoda recipe and can be had as an evening snack with a cup of tea.
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Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time15 minutes
Total Time25 minutes
Served As: Snacks
Recipe Cuisine Type: North Indian
Recipe Taste: Crunchy, Salty
Calories 205 kcal
Servings 4

Ingredients
 

  • 2 cup Fenugreek spinach leaves
  • 1 cup Gram flour besan
  • 2 tbsp Rice flour
  • 1 Onion chopped finely
  • 1 tsp Red chili powder
  • 1/4 tsp carom seeds
  • 1/4 tsp Garam Masala
  • 2 pinch Dry Mango Powder
  • 1 pinch asafoetida hing
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil for deep frying
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Instructions
 

  • Wash the methi leaves thoroughly and chop them roughly and keep it aside. In a mixing bowl, add the methi leaves, gram flour, rice flour, chopped onions, red chilli powder, ajwain seeds, amchoor powder, garam masala, asafetida and salt and mix well.
    Methi (Spinach) Pakoda Or Pakora Or Methi Fritters Recipe - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Add little water  to this and mix everything well to make a thick batter.
    Methi (Spinach) Pakoda Or Pakora Or Methi Fritters Recipe - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Heat sufficient oil in a deep bottomed pan or kadai.  Add a spoonful of batter into the oil and deep fry them over medium flame till they are golden brown on both the sides and crispy.  Remove them with the slotted spoon.
    Methi (Spinach) Pakoda Or Pakora Or Methi Fritters Recipe - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Serve methi pakodas hot with tomato ketchup or coconut chutney.

Recipe Notes

  • Deep fry the pakodas on a medium flame so that they get cooked evenly.  
  • Do not overcrowd the pakodas while deep frying.
  • Adding amchoor powder to the batter reduces the bitterness of the methi leaves.
  • Pakoda batter should be of medium consistency, neither too thick nor too thin.
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Recipe Nutrition

Calories: 205kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 0.3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0.5g | Sodium: 29mg | Potassium: 308mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 162IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 24mg | Iron: 4mg
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I have thru’ my eKitchen attempted to present variety of vegetarian recipes of Karnataka and I will keep building the same for your benefit. I will also be adding more North Indian recipes. Being a pure vegetarian, I have included only vegetarian recipes.

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