Chawal Palak Pakoda:
Chawal Palak Pakoda is the most common and popular Indian snack which is usually prepared with leftover rice. Spinach and rice fritters are an excellent deep-fried evening snack option. We require only a few ingredients for this recipe, like chickpea flour, spinach, and rice. You can also use freshly cooked rice to make these yummy spinach and rice Pakora.
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Main Ingredient: cooked Rice, spinach and gram flour
Level of cooking: Medium
- 1 cup steamed rice freshly cooked rice which has cooled or leftover cooked rice
- Salt to taste
- 1 cup spinach chopped
- 1-2 Green chilli chopped, optional
- 1/4 teaspoon dry mango powder
- 1/2 teaspoon Ginger grated
- 1/4 teaspoon Red Chilli powder optional
- 1/2 cup chickpea flour besan
- 1 teaspoon coriander powder
- 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
- A pinch asafoetida
- Water as required
- Oil to frying
- Take the cooked rice in a bowl
- Add all the ingredients except oil and water.
- Add water little by little at a time and make a fine thick lump free batter.
- spinach and leftover rice fritters | palak aur chawal ka pakoda
- Heat oil in a pan, take a small portion of the mixture and put it into the pan.
- Put as many pakoras as you can in a pan at one time so each them get totally dipped into the oil.
- Keep on turning and flipping the pakoras till they turn brown.
- Take out the fried pakoras on a plate over a paper napkin.
- Make more pakoras from the mixture, in the same way.
- Hot and crispy Pakoras are ready. Serve them with green chutney or tomato ketchup.
- Adjust salt and chilli according to your taste.
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