How to make Palak aur Dal ke Pakode - Spinach mixed with ground moong dal, shaped into pakode and deep-fried.

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Main Ingredients : Spinach leaves (palak) (पालक के पत्ते ), Split green gram skinless (dhuli moong dal) (मूंगदाल धुली)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

Palak aur Dal ke Pakode Recipe Card

Palak aur Dal ke Pakode

Hindi: palak
Treasure house of vitamins and minerals, spinach must be included in the week's menu. The usage can be varied: chopped spinach leaves cooked with potatoes is a semi-wet vegetable with rotis, a few spinach leaves thrown in with mixed vegetables and turned into a soup is lovely on a cold winter night, chopped and blanched spinach makes a different sort of raita, spinach puree can be used in cutlets or kababs, the list goes on.

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Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Palak aur Dal ke Pakode Recipe

  • Spinach leaves (palak) cleaned 8-10

  • Split green gram skinless (dhuli moong dal) soaked 1 cup

  • Ginger 1 inch

  • Green chilli finely chopped 1

  • Salt to taste

  • Oil for deep-frying


Step 1

Place green gram, roughly chopped ginger, green chilli and salt in a grinder jar and grind into a fine paste. Transfer the paste into a bowl.

Step 2

Finely shred spinach leaves and add to the bowl and mix well.

Step 3

Heat sufficient oil in a kadai. Drop small portions of the mixture in the hot oil till golden and crisp. Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 4

Serve hot.