Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Palak Pakoda(Spinach Fritters)

Palak pakoda recipe is same as other pakodas using the batter of besan.Everyone loves to have pakodas anytime so why not healthy green ones.Enjoy your evening with hot pakodas with your favourite sauce/chutney and drink.


Spinach/palak 1 1/2 cup
Gram flour/besan 1 cup
Cumin seeds 1 tsp
Asafoetida 1 pinch
Green chili 1-2
Oil (Canola oil recommended)

1. Wash spinach and chop it roughly.
2. In a bowl make a batter of gram flour,cumin seeds,green chilis,asafoetia,salt,water.
3. Add chopped spinach leaves in this batter and mix thoroughly.
4. Heat oil in a frying pan and pour spoonful of the mixture in it or make pakodas using your hand.Toss the pakodas to cook from both the sides.
5. When golden in colour take out on a kitchen towel to absorb excess oil.
6. Serve hot with tomato sauce or any green chutney.

I am sending this recipe to Cooking for kids-Leafy Greens guest hosted by Pavani, event originally started by Sharmi .
Also sending it to the event Lovely Winter Recipes hosted by Shanti Krishnakumar.

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