Spinach Pie

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Spinach Pie
Main Ingredients Spinach leaves (palak), Refined flour (maida)
Cuisine British
Course Snacks and Starters
Prep Time 16-20 minutes
Cook time 31-40 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Difficult
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Spinach Pie

  • 1 medium bunch Spinach leaves (palak)
  • for dusting Refined flour (maida) 2½ cups +
  • to taste Salt 1 tsp +
  • 1/3 cup Olive oil
  • for sealing and brushing Oil 1 tablespoon
  • 2 Garlic cloves
  • 1 medium Onion finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon green cardamom powder
  • 1 tablespoon Raisins
  • 1 tablespoon Walnuts chopped
  • Juice of 1/3 lemon
  • for garnish Fresh coriander sprigs a few sprigs


  1. Preheat oven at 180°C. Place a silicon sheet on a baking tray.
  2. Combine refined flour, 1 tsp salt and olive oil in a bowl. Add sufficient water and knead into a semi-soft dough. Set aside.
  3. Clean, wash and finely chop spinach leaves. Heat 1 tbsp oil in a non-stick pan. Crush garlic cloves, add and sauté for a while.
  4. Add onion and salt, mix and sauté till onion is lightly browned.
  5. Add pepper powder, cardamom powder, mix well and sauté well. Add spinach, toss and cook.
  6. Add raisins and walnuts, mix well and cook till the spinach wilts and is fully cooked.
  7. Add lemon juice and mix well and cook for a minute.
  8. Transfer the cooked spinach mixture on a plate and cool to room temperature. Squeeze the excess moisture from the spinach.
  9. Dust the dough with little flour and roll out into a large thin sheet. Cut 8 round discs using a medium size cookie cutter.
  10. Apply little oil on the edges of discs. Place a spoonful of spinach mixture in the centre, bring in the edges, pinch and make into parcels sealing the edges.
  11. Place the parcels on the baking tray, brush with little oil and put in the preheated oven. Bake for 15-20 minutes.
  12. Remove from heat and place the pies on a serving dish. Garnish with a coriander sprigs and serve hot.

Nutrition Info

Calories 2157
Carbohydrates 248.5
Protein 40.8
Fat 110.9
Other Fiber Fiber- 15.5gm