Palak aur Dal ke Pakode

Spinach mixed with ground moong dal, shaped into pakode and deep-fried. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Palak aur Dal ke Pakode

Main Ingredients Spinach leaves (palak), Split green gram skinless (dhuli moong dal)
Cuisine Indian
Course Snacks and Starters
Prep Time 11-15 minutes
Cook time 21-25 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Palak aur Dal ke Pakode

  • 8-10 Spinach leaves (palak) cleaned
  • 1 cup Split green gram skinless (dhuli moong dal) soaked
  • 1 inch Ginger
  • 1 Green chilli finely chopped
  • to taste Salt
  • for deep-frying Oil


  1. Place green gram, roughly chopped ginger, green chilli and salt in a grinder jar and grind into a fine paste. Transfer the paste into a bowl.
  2. Finely shred spinach leaves and add to the bowl and mix well.
  3. Heat sufficient oil in a kadai. Drop small portions of the mixture in the hot oil till golden and crisp. Drain on absorbent paper.
  4. Serve hot.

Nutrition Info

Calories 1018
Carbohydrates 120.6
Protein 49.6
Fat 37.6
Other Fiber Fibre-17.1gms