Snack Recipes

Non- Fried Healthy Palak or Spinach Chaat – Winter Special

Non- Fried Healthy Palak or Spinach Chaat – Winter Special

Spinach is a superfood comprising of vitamins B, C and E, potassium, calcium, iron, magnesium and omega-3 fatty acids all of which are required for healthy hair growth. We all love chaat. So, here is a Crispy Spinach Leaves are coated with besan or chickpea flour and roasted with very little oil.

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Palak or Spinach Chaat

Non- Fried Healthy Palak or Spinach Chaat – Winter Special

Ingredients :
Palak leaves – 20
Besan or Gram flour  – 1/2 cup
Rava or Sooji – 2 tbsp
Water – 1/3 cup

Spices :
Carom seeds – 1/2 tsp
Cumin – 1/2 tsp
Turmeric  – 1/4 tsp
Red chili powder – 1/2 tsp
Coriander powder – 1/2 tsp
Salt to taste

Oil for shallow frying

Amchur Jaggery Chutney, Green Raw Mango Coriander Chutney and Pomegranate for garnishing

Method :

  1. Take spinach leaves, remove the hard stalk. Rinse them well carefully. Pat, it dries using a kitchen towel or paper napkin.
  2. Keep the cleaned, dry spinach leaves aside.
  3. For Besan batter: In a bowl mix besan, sooji and all spices. Add water and mix well. The batter should be little thick.
  4. Put a little oil in a nonstick pan. Now take one spinach leaf, dip into the batter. It should be coated from all the sides.
  5. Gently place the batter coated spinach leaves in the pan. Once roasted from one side, flip it and roast from another side.
  6. It should be crispy on both the sides.
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Crispy Spinach Chaat

For serving:
Place all palak pakoras on a plate and garnish with Pomegranate pearls. Serve these yummy and healthy chaat with favorite chutney.

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Green Raw Mango Coriander & Amchur Jaggery Chutney

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