Navratri Special recipe: Palak pakora

Updated: Apr 05, 2014, 13:15 PM IST


1 cup kuttu ka atta or buckwheat flour

1 cup chopped palak or spinach leaves

1 green chili

2 tbsp peanuts

Rock salt or sendha namak

Water as required


Roast the peanuts in a small pan till they become crisp.

Once they cool down, crush them in a mortar-pestle.

Rinse the spinach leaves and finely sort them.

In a bowl, mix everything including the powdered peanuts.

Make a thick batter by pouring little water.

Heat oil and add spoonfuls of the batter in the hot oil and fry till they turn golden or crisp brown.

Serve the vrat palak pakora with coriander chutney, coconut chutney or homemade tomato sauce.