• Spinach Pakoras

    12-15 Spinach (Palak) leaves, medium sized 12-15 पालक पत्तियां
    ½ cup Besan (gram flour) आधा कप बेसन
    Pinch of asafetida चुटकी भर हींग
    Ό teaspoon Ajwain (Carom seeds) Ό चम्मच अजवाइन
    Ό teaspoon Turmeric powder Ό च म्मच हल्दी पाउडर
    ½ teaspoon Red chili powder आधा चम्मच लाल मिर्च पाउडर
    Salt to taste नमक स्वाद अनुसार
    pinch of bakng soda चुटकी भर बेकिंग सोडा
    1/3 cup Water or more or less 1/3 कप पानी या अधिक या कम
    Oil for deep frying


    How to make Spinach palak pakoras
    • take spinach leaves, remove the hard stalk. If you take baby spinach then you don’t need to remove the stalk.
    • Rinse them well carefully. Pat it dry using kitchen towel or paper napkin.
    • Keep the cleaned, dry spinach leaves aside.
    • To make the batter, take besan, salt, ajwain, baking soda, asafetida, turmeric powder, red chili powder in a bowl. Mix well.
    • Now make the batter by adding little water at a time, make sure there are no lumps.
    • The consistency should be medium thick. Use water as needed.
    • Now heat the oil in a pan for deep frying on medium heat.
    • Once it is hot, take one spinach leaf, dip into the batter. It should be coated from all the sides.
    • After dipping spinach leaf into batter and coating immediately slide the coated spinach elaf into hot oil.
    • Once fried from one side, flip it and fry another side. It should be crispy from both the sides.
    • Drain the excess oil and remove them on a paper towel lined plate.
    • Serve with tomato sauce or chutney.