Palak Pakora

Palak Pakora - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
Palak pakora is a quick snack recipe made from spinach leaves or palak, gram flour and spices. It goes well with a nice cup of hot tea/coffee on a rainy day or during winter. Spinach leaves has got lot of health benefits and is available in plenty during the winter days. Spinach is rich in antioxidants and helps in lowering blood pressure and controls diabetes. This delicious and crispy snack made with spinach leaves is also easy to prepare and can be had as a starter too.
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Prep Time10 minutes
Total Time10 minutes
Served As: Snacks
Recipe Cuisine Type: Indian
Recipe Taste: Salty, Spicy
Servings 3

Ingredients
 

  • 3 leaves Spinach chopped finely, or palak palak â
  • 3/4 gm Gram flour â
  • 1 Onion medium sized chopped finely â
  • 1 tsp Ginger chopped finely or grated â
  • 2 Green Chillies finely chopped â
  • 1/4 tsp Turmeric Powder â
  • 1/2 tsp red chili powder â
  • 1 tsp Coriander Powder â
  • 1/2 tsp Carom Seeds or ajwain ajwain or â
  • 1-2 tsp Salt or as per taste
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Instructions
 

  • Wash the palak leaves thoroughly. Drain them completely and roughly chop them. Add chopped onions, green chillies and ginger.
    Palak Pakora - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Then add turmeric powder, red chilli powder, coriander powder, ajwain and salt. Mix well. Lastly add gram flour and mix again.
    Palak Pakora - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Mix all the ingredients well and keep it aside for 5 minutes.No need to add water as onions and palak release some moisture.Heat oil in a deep bottomed pan/kadai on medium flame.When oil becomes medium hot, drop the mixture little by little by hand.
    Palak Pakora - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Deep fry the pakoras on medium heat till they become crisp and golden brown in colour. Drain them in an absorbent/kitchen tissue paper to remove excess oil.
    Palak Pakora - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Serve palak pakoras hot with coriander chutney or tomato ketchup.
    Palak Pakora - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers

Recipe Notes

You can add chopped coriander leaves for a nice flavor to the pakoras.
If the mixture is too thick, then you can add few tablespoons of  water to bring it to a normal consistency.
You can sprinkle some chaat masala on top of pakoras before serving.
Always fry on medium flame as it makes the pakoras crispy.
 
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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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