How to make Palak Boondi -

These boondi are a beautiful green in colour and have the flavour of spinach

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Tata Sampann Fine Besan (gram flour), Spinach (पालक)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

Palak Boondi

Palak Boondi Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Difficult

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Palak Boondi Recipe

  • Tata Sampann Fine Besan (gram flour) 2 cups

  • Spinach blanched and pureed 1/2 cup

  • Salt to taste

  • Oil 1 teaspoon to deep fry

  • Oil to deep fry


Step 1

Take gram flour in a mixing bowl, make a well in the centre, add palak puree and salt into it and mix well.

Step 2

Add 1 cup water, a little at a time, beating the mixture continuously to ensure there are no lumps.

Step 3

Add 1 tsp oil and mix well. Rest the batter for 10 minutes.

Step 4

Heat sufficient oil in a kadai, place a small perforated spoon on top of the kadai, pour some batter on it and tap gently so that the little dumplings fall directly into the hot oil. Deep-fry the boondi till crisp. Drain on absorbent paper and let them cool down.

Step 5

Serve or store in air tight containers to serve when required.

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