Wednesday, 3 October 2012



  • Spinach (palak) chopped-1 cup (250 grams approx)
  • Potato chopped-1 medium sized
  • Chickpea flour (besan)- 2-3 tablespoons
  • Green chillies chopped- 1-2
  • Salt to taste
  • Red chilli powder-1/4 teaspoon
  • Ajwain-a pinch
  • Cooking soda-a pinch
  • Water-2-3 tablespoons
  • Oil for deep frying

  • Take the chickpea flour (besan) in a bowl & add green chillies & chopped potato.

  • Now add the chopped spinach (palak) to it.
  • Add salt to taste, 1/4 teaspoon red chilli powder, 1/4 teaspoon ajwain & a pinch of cooking soda.

  • Mix them really well with hands.

  • Now add 2-3 tablespoons of water & make a smooth mixture by mixing them well.

  • Now heat oil in a pan for deep frying.
  • Check if the oil is ready by dropping a little mixture into the hot oil.
  • If it starts floating on the top then the oil is ready for deep frying.
  • Turn the heat to medium flame.
  • Drop approximately 2 teaspoons of the chickpea mixture into the hot oil for every pakoda.
  • Deep fry them till they turn golden in color.

  • When they turn golden in color, take them out on a paper towel or a tissue paper to soak the excess oil.
  • Aalu palak pakode are ready to serve.


Priya Satheesh said...

Neat explanation...Yummy snack with hot tea:)Love to taste this....


thanks Priya :)

kausers kitchen said...

wow nice recipe...i have trid palak and aloo pakore separately but neva together...gonna try this ..thnx:)

PT said...

yummy snacks..

Deeksha said...

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Tamilarasi Sasikumar said...

Delicious snack...looks nice...

DivyaGCP said...

Tempting and delicious pakodes.. Love it.
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Satya said...

hey shilpy,
its really gr8 challenge to cook food without onion n garlic and u r doing it perfectly these palak fritters...yummy ,btw thank q so much for visiting my blog n for ur lovely i am ur happy follower too
Super Yummy Recipes

Always Unlucky said...

आलू पालक के पकोड़े एक बेहतरीन व्यंजन है हम भारतीयों, मेरा भी खासा लगाव है आलू पालक के पकोड़े के साथ, आपके ब्लॉग पर पकोड़े के चित्र देख के मुह में पानी आ गया
From it's all about humanity

srividhya Ravikumar said...

wow..crunchy pakode...

Leelagovind said...

yummy palak pakodas!like to make soon..


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