- 10 palak leaves
- ½ cup besan
- ¼ tsp turmeric powder
- ½ tsp chilli powder
- ½ tsp caraway seeds
- ½ tsp chat masala
- salt to taste
- 1 tbsp rice flour
- 1 pinch of baking soda (optional)
- water as required to prepare batter
- oil for deep frying
If you’ve been looking for a wonderful snack that is perfect for vegetarians or vegans, then look no further than this palak pakora. Pakora is a very iconic Indian snack that is basically breaded and fried vegetables. Pakora is normally made using one or two ingredients, such as, eggplant, plantains, paneer, potato, tomato, cauliflower, etc. This palak pakora uses spinach, making it somewhat unique as far as pakoras go. Once you master this pakora, it’s time to start learning how to make all the other variants.
Palak or spinach has many health benefits that make palak pakora a worthwhile dish. Spinach has the ability to improve skin care, improve eyesight, regulate blood pressure, increase the strength of muscles, and prevent age related macular degeneration and hemophilia. Spinach also plays a role in bone mineralization while containing anti-ulcer and anti-cancer properties. It is an all-around champion when it comes to keeping your body fit and healthy.
How to make Palak Pakora
Note: It makes your pakoda fluffy.
Pakoras are considered fritters in the West.