How to make Palak Pakora Chaat in Chinese Style -

Crisply fried spinach leaves served with Sichuan sauce.

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Spinach leaves (palak) (पालक के पत्ते ), Sichuan sauce (सिचुआन सॉस)

Cuisine : Indo-Chinese

Course : Snacks and Starters

Palak Pakora Chaat in Chinese Style

Palak Pakora Chaat in Chinese Style Recipe Card


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.

Prep Time : 0-5 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Palak Pakora Chaat in Chinese Style Recipe

  • Spinach leaves (palak) washed 25

  • Sichuan sauce 2 teaspoons

  • Gram flour (besan) 1 cup

  • Salt to taste

  • Red chilli powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Baking soda 1/4 teaspoon

  • Oil 2 tablespoons + for deep frying

  • Red chilli sauce 1 teaspoon

  • Soy sauce 2 teaspoons

  • Vinegar 1 1/2 teaspoons

  • Sweet chilli sauce 3-4 tablespoons

  • Garlic chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 1 tablespoon


Step 1

Put gram flour, salt, red chilli powder, baking soda, one tablespoon oil and sufficient water in a bowl and whisk to make a smooth thick batter. Add red chilli sauce and mix well.

Step 2

Heat sufficient oil in a kadai. Dip each spinach leaf in the batter, slide into hot oil and deep-fry till crisp and golden. Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 3

Mix together soy sauce, vinegar, Sichuan sauce and sweet chilli sauce in a bowl.

Step 4

Heat one tablespoon oil a non-stick pan, add garlic and sauté well Add sauce mixture and fried spinach leaves and toss till the leaves are coated well with the sauce.

Step 5

Garnish with coriander leaves and serve immediately.

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