Palak Poori / Spinach Poori
Palak Poori – Indian deep fried puffs made with spinach,wheat flour and spices
Servings: 6 people
- 2 cup Whole Wheat Flour / Atta
- 1/2 cup Semolina / Sooji
- 1 bunch Spinach /palak 150 gms
- 10 Fresh Mint Leaves/ Pudina
- 3 Green Chillies / Hari Mirch
- 1 Boiled potato optional
- 1/2 tsp Ginger / Adrak grated
- 1/2 tsp Cumin Seeds / Sabut Jeera
- 1/4 Asafoetida / Hing powder
- 1/2 Salt / Namak
Wash spinach,mint and green chillies.
Boil 1 glass water in a pan with 1/2 tsp sugar ,when water start boiling ,add spinach and cook for 1/2 minute or till it wilt and change its colour.
Take out spinach from the pan, wash and refresh in ice cold water.
Add spinach,green chilli,ginger and mint leaves in the mixer jar and grind to make a smooth paste.
Take wheat flour and semolina in a bowl then add boiled and mashed potato,salt and oil and mix well.
Add spinach puree, mix and make a hard dough,add little water only if needed.
Cover and rest for 15 minutes.
Make small balls from the dough.dust with flour and roll to make medium thick poori’s
Heat oil in a deep pan and deep fry poori’s on medium heat.drain on a tissue paper
Serve hot with curd,pickle or any curry of your choice