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palak murukku recipe
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palak chakli recipe | palak murukku recipe | spinach murukku

easy palak chakli recipe | palak murukku recipe | spinach murukku
Course snacks
Cuisine south indian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 30 Servings


  • 2 cups rice flour
  • ½ cup besan / gram flour
  • 2 tbsp roasted chana dal / roasted bengal gram / putani powdered
  • ½ tsp jeera / cumin seeds
  • pinch of hing / asafoetida
  • salt to taste
  • 1 tsp butter room temperature
  • ¼ cup water or as required to knead
  • oil for deep frying

for palak puree:

  • handful of palak / spinach leaves
  • 2 green chilli
  • ¼ cup water


  • firstly, prepare the palak puree by blending handful of palak, 2 green chilli and ¼ cup water.
  • blend to smooth paste and keep aside.
  • now in a large mixing bowl, take 2 cups rice flour, ½ cup besan, 2 tbsp powdered putani, ½ tsp jeera, pinch of hing, salt to taste and 1 tsp butter.
  • combine all the ingredients well, making sure to mash butter.
  • now add prepared palak puree and mix well.
  • additionally water as required and knead dough to smooth and soft dough.
  • now take star mold and prepare small spiral shaped chaklis by pressing.
  • take one palak chakli at time and slide it into hot oil.
  • flip the chakli and fry on medium flame till they turn crispy from both sides.
  • furthermore, drain over a paper towel to remove excess oil.
  • finally serve crispy and healthy palak chakli with masala tea or masala milk.