Palak Ke Lacche Pakode Recipe - Crispy fried snack of palak

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Main Ingredients : Fresh spinach leaves (palak), Onion

Cuisine : Punjabi

Course : Snack

Palak Ke Lacche Pakode

Hindi: palak
Treasure house of vitamins and minerals, spinach must be included in the week's menu. The usage can be varied: chopped spinach leaves cooked with potatoes is a semi-wet vegetable with rotis, a few spinach leaves thrown in with mixed vegetables and turned into a soup is lovely on a cold winter night, chopped and blanched spinach makes a different sort of raita, spinach puree can be used in cutlets or kababs, the list goes on.

Palak Ke Lacche Pakode Recipe - How to make Crispy fried snack of palak


Prep Time : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Medium


  • Fresh spinach leaves (palak) chopped20-30

  • Onion finely chopped 1 medium

  • Green chillies chopped 2

  • Gram flour (besan) 2 cups

  • Soda bicarbonate a pinch

  • Salt to taste

  • Red chilli powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Tamarind chutney as required


Step 1

Mix palak, onion, green chillies, besan, soda bicarbonate, salt, red chilli powder in a bowl. Sprinkle some water and mix to make a soft dough. Heat sufficient oil in a kadai.

Step 2

Shape the dough into even sized balls, gently slide them into the hot oil, a few at a time, and deep fry on medium heat till golden brown.

Step 3

Drain on absorbent paper. Serve hot with tamarind chutney.

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