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palak pakoda recipe | spinach fritters recipe | palak pakora recipe

palak pakoda recipe | spinach fritters recipe | palak pakora recipe
Course snacks, street food
Cuisine north indian, south indian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 9 -12 servings
Author HEBBARS KITCHEN

Ingredients

  • 10 palak leaves
  • ½ cup besan / gram flour
  • ¼ tsp turmeric powder
  • ½ tsp chilli powder
  • ½ tsp ajwain / caraway seeds
  • ½ tsp chaat masala
  • salt to taste
  • 1 tbsp rice flour
  • pinch of baking soda optional
  • water as required to prepare batter
  • oil for deep frying

Instructions

  • in a mixing bowl take half cup of besan, turmeric powder, chilli powder, ajwain, chaat masala, salt and rice flour. mix well.
  • now add a pinch of baking soda. it is optional. however, it makes your pakoda fluffy.
  • now add water slowly and make a smooth batter.
  • dip the whole palak leaves into batter. coat with batter on both side.
  • slowly drop into hot oil and deep fry. stir occasionally.
  • fry till they become crisp and golden brown.
  • remove the pakodas and drain onto a paper towel.
  • serve hot with tomato ketchup and masala chai.