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Spinach Fritters Recipe, Palak Bhajia(Pakora)

A quick and easy spinach fritters recipe made with palak leaves and chick pea flour batter...
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Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Indian Snacks
Cuisine Indian
Servings 3
Calories 320 kcal


  • 1 bunch of spinach/palak whole leaves finely washed
  • 7-8 tablespoon chick pea flour/besan batter
  • ½ teaspoon rice flour
  • salt - to taste
  • ½ teaspoon red chilli powder
  • ¼ teaspoon turmeric powder
  • ¼ teaspoon ginger garlic paste
  • ¼ teaspoon roasted coriander seeds powder
  • ½ teaspoon carom seeds ajwain
  • 1 tablespoon coriander leaves
  • 1 teaspoon oil
  • a pinch of baking soda
  • ¾ cup water approx... to make the batter


  • In a bowl, add the chick pea flour.
  • Add rice flour, baking soda and mix well.
  • Add salt as per taste, red chilli powder, turmeric powder, roasted coriander seeds powder, carom seeds and mix.
  • Add ginger garlic paste, oil, coriander leaves and mix.
  • Add water gradually and make a batter without any lumps.
  • The batter consistency should neither be too thick nor too thin.
  • Heat oil in a wok for deep frying.
  • Take 2-3 leaves, arrange the leaves properly, hold the stalk with fingers and dip the palak leaves into the batter.
  • Drop the dipped palak leaves into the oil.
  • Deep fry them until golden on all sides on low flame.
  • Serve hot with ketchup and tea!!!


In Hyderabadi pakodas we usually tend to add ginger garlic paste in every batter made to make fritters...But, this ingredient can be added as an optional ingredient in other parts of India...


Nutrition Facts
Spinach Fritters Recipe, Palak Bhajia(Pakora)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 320
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.