Palak Puri

written by Komal January 9, 2018
Palak Puri

Palak Puri Is mainly eaten for breakfast. It is also a dish which can be served for occasions. Puris of palak can also be said as a healthy snack, which is prepaired with palak puree, wheat flour and some of the aromatic Indian spices. It is a dish which can be loved and relished by kids who don’t like eating veggies.

 

Palak Puri

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Serves: 5-6 Prep Time: Cooking Time:

Ingredients

  • • 1 bunch or 250 gm finely chopped palak
  • • 2 cup wheat flour
  • • 2 to 2 ½ tsp oil
  • • 1 tsp sooji (rawa, semolina)
  • • ¼ cup besan/ gram flour
  • • ¼ tea (small) spoon ajwain/carom seeds
  • • 1 teaspoon Salt (according to taste)
  • • Oil for deep frying
  • • 1 tsp chilli paste (according to your taste)

Instructions

  • Clean the palak and wash it with water.
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    Delicious and yummy!!!

  • Drain the water out of it.
  • Roughly chop the palak and grind it in mixer.
  • Add 1 to 2 tsp of water and grind it into fine paste.
  • In a bowl add wheat flour, besan, sooji, salt.
  • Also add ajwain/carom seeds, palak puree, 2 tsp of oil (grinded chilli paste if want)
  • Mix all the ingridents properly and knead a soft atta or dough.
  • You can also add water to the dough while kneading if required.
  • Now, keep the dough aside for 10-15 minutes.
  • After, 10-15 minutes knead the dough again with little bit of oil.
  • Make small balls out of dough and roll out small round puris.
  • Heat oil in one pan for deep frying of puris.
  • To check if oil is well heated and ready for frying puris, add small piece of dough in oil and check.
  • If the piece of dough floats up in the oil, your oil is ready for frying puris.
  • Carefully slip the rolled puri into the kadai/pan.
  • Gently immerse the puri with slotted spoon and turn puri.
  • Till then the puri should puff.
  • Deep fry the puris lightly from both the sides till golden brown.
  • Try to fry palak puris on medium to low flame.
  • Remove on absorbent paper and serve hot.
  • You can serve puris with sabji or dahi/plain yogurt.

 

  • Step by Step Photos:

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Notes

• Sooji/rawa or semolina is optional • If you want crispy palak puri then you can add rawa/semolina. • You can also add garlic along with chillis.

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