How to make Palak Pakore Ki Chaat -

Batter fried spinach leaves topped with green chutney and sweet chutney, sprinkled with chaat masala.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

Main Ingredients : Spinach (पालक), Gram flour (besan) (बेसन)

Cuisine : Uttar Pradesh

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Palak Pakore Ki Chaat

Palak Pakore Ki Chaat 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 : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Tangy

Ingredients for Palak Pakore Ki Chaat Recipe

  • Spinach 16-20 leaves

  • Gram flour (besan) 3/4 cup

  • Carom seeds (ajwain) 1/4 teaspoon

  • Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Red chilli powder 2 teaspoons

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Roasted cumin powder 1 teaspoon

  • Chaat masala 1 teaspoon

  • Sweet tamarind chutney 1 cup

  • Green chutney 1 cup

  • Sev 250 grams


Step 1

Take besan in a bowl. Add ajwain, turmeric powder, salt, one and a half teaspoons red chilli powder and two tablespoons of hot oil.

Step 2

Mix and add sufficient water and mix to make a thin batter. Heat sufficient oil in a kadai. Dip each spinach leaf in the batter and deep fry till crisp and golden.

Step 3

Drain and keep on an absorbent paper. As you fry the spinach leaves some of the batter will form little balls. Deep fry them till golden and crisp.

Step 4

Drain and place them on an absorbent paper. Keep the pakoras on serving plates.

Step 5

Sprinkle the remaining red chilli powder, roasted cumin powder, chaat masala and a little salt.

Step 6

Drizzle a little sweet tamarind chutney and a little green chutney.

Step 7

Crush the batter balls and sprinkle on top along with some sev. Serve immediately.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

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