Saturday, March 17, 2012

Palak Pakoda



Palak pakora ( Spinach Pakoda)
Greens like Spinach (Palak) has more iron content. 

   It is very
healthy, especially for children, pregnant women,  elderly people,
and for people, who are anemic.



Ingredients:


Spinach (palak)  - 1 bunch (washed and finely chopped)

Besan flour (chick pea flour - kadalai maavu)  - 150 gms.

Rice flour - 50 gms.

red chilli powder - 1 tspn.

Garlic powder or finely crushed garlic - 1/2 tspn.

Asafoetida (hing powder)  - 1 pinch

salt - 3/4 tspn.

red food color - 1 pinch (optional)

chopped onion - 1 (medium sized one)

Soda bicarbonate (baking soda) - 1 pinch

water  - 2 tbspn.



Oil – for frying



Method :


Mix all the ingredients,   except oil,  in a wide bowl.  Make them

into a  thick batter.

Make small balls and keep aside.

 Heat  the oil in a fry pan over  medium heat.

 Fry the spinach balls carefully until golden brown.

Drain the excess oil.

 Serve it with any soup or with any tiffin variety.


In the Islamic Tradition, during Ramadan's 30 days,  we  prepare this pakoda with porridge ,pottukadalai chutney and Lemon mint Juice. This combo will suits Healthy Morsel Pregnant women.


  Roshelchef's gimme green event,, Tickling plate radhika's let's cook - 13 greens, Umm mymoonah's helathy morsel journey , Easy to cook shama's Grand dad event., sara's vegan diet, Gayathir's walk through memory lane, Rasi's I am the Star

26 comments:

schmetterlingwords said...

A tasty and crunchy way to have palak. Wish to grab some of these pakodas now... Thank you for linking with Healthy Morsels - Pregnancy :)

Reshmi said...

healthy snack... will try :)
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Rosh said...

Very innovative way of adding spinach to your diet. Excellent recipe! Thanks a lot for linking this to Gimme GREEN! :)

Maayeka said...

healthy and delicious spinach snack..

Aarthi said...

healthy pakoda

maha said...

looks really wonderful.iam sure this tastes awesoem...perfectly done.book marking.....
Maha

Nalini's Kitchen said...

Crunchy and crispy snack...

Kalpana Sareesh said...

wonderful pakodas..

Kalpana Sareesh said...

wonderful pakodas..

Asiya Omar said...

wow! keerai pakoda looks delicious.

Poonam Borkar said...

very tempting pakoras..wonderful recipe!!
Spicy-Aroma

Rasi said...

looks crisp & love the green color

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Kaveri said...

Yummy and tempting pakodas

Lecker and Yummy Recipes said...

A wonderful way of using Palak in pakoras ! Iam sure it tastes delicious ! Thank you Jaleela for linking it with Healthy Morsels-Pregnancy !

faseela said...

yummy palak pakodas dear....yummy...

maha said...

healthy,tatsy,easy,spicy pakoras looks awesome..
Maha

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uma shankar said...

pakodas looks so yummy!

SuzyEats said...

thanks for sharing . this looks quite healthy

Hema said...

Delicious pakoras, looks awesome..

Only Fish Recipes said...

delicious spinach pakoras dear....drooling here :-)

Jaleela said...

Hai Friends ,
Thanks to all for appreciating my recipe, I am very happy to see all your comments.

Umm Mymoonah said...

Very ideal to snack, thank you for linking with Healthy Morsels :)

Sravs said...

Super tempting snack !! looks wonderful !! Thanks for linking to the event !!

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Rosh said...

Hi! Could you mail me the URL of the image for your pakoda so that I can add it in my round up? Thanks!

halal foodie said...

crunchy and healthy...thanks for sending it to my event