Palak Pakoda
Crispy Palak Pakoda / Spinach Fritters
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
40 mins

Crispy Palak Pakoda / Spinach Fritters are healthy tea time snacks.

Course: Snack
Cuisine: Indian
Author: Anlet Prince
  • 2 Cups Palak Leaves tightly packed
  • 1 Big Onion Chopped
  • 3/4 Cup Besan / Gram flour
  • Water as Required
  • Salt To Taste
  • 1 Teaspoon Chilli Powder
  • 1 Tablespoon Corn Flour
  • 2 Teaspoon Coriander Powder
Add Any One Of the Following
  • 1 Teaspoon White Sesame Seeds
  • 1 Teaspoon Jeera / Cumin Seeds
  • 1 Teaspoon Fennel Seeds
  1. For Blanching Spinach leaves. Heat required water in a pan. Add in salt. Once the water is warm enough switch off the flame and add in the spinach leaves and leave it for 5 minutes. 

  2. After 5 minutes remove the spinach leaves from water. Chop them and add them into a mixing bowl. Add in Chopped onion.  Add in gram flour.

  3. Add in salt to taste, Chilli powder and Coriander Powder.

  4. Add in Corn Flour, Sesame Seeds and mix them well.

  5. Sprinkle water little by little and mix them until pasty smooth consistency is reached. Heat oil in a tawa and drop 1 tablespoon full of batter into the hot oil.

  6. Deep fry them until it is cooked well and turns golden brown on all sides.

  7. Place them in a absorbant paper for the excess oil to be absorbed. Serve Crispy Pakoda.

Recipe Notes