Spinach and Rice Pakora | Chawal Palak Pakoda | Leftover Rice and Spinach Fritters Recipe | How to make Spinach and Rice Pakora | Rice and Spinach Fritters

spinach and rice pakodaSpinach and Rice Pakora:

Spinach and Rice Pakora is usually made using leftover rice and it is an excellent deep-fried evening snack item made with chickpea flour, spinach and rice. You can also use freshly cooked rice to make rice Pakora.

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spinach and rice pakodaHow to make Spinach and Rice Pakora:

Spinach and Rice Pakora Recipe

Main Ingredient: cooked Rice, spinach and gram flour
Cuisine: Indian
Recipe Type: snacks
Level of cooking: Medium


  • 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 Rice Pakora

Spinach and Rice Pakora | Rice and Spinach Fritters
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Serves: 4
  • 1 cup cooked rice (freshly cooked rice which has cooled or leftover cooked rice)
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 cup spinach chopped
  • 1-2 Green chilli chopped (optional)
  • ¼ teaspoon dry mango powder (Amchoor powder)
  • ½ teaspoon Ginger grated
  • ¼ teaspoon Red Chilli powder(optional)
  • ½ cup chickpea flour (Besan)
  • 1 teaspoon coriander powder (dhania powder)
  • ½ teaspoon turmeric powder/Haldi
  • A pinch of asafoetida/hing
  • Water or as required
  • Oil for frying
  1. Heat oil in a pan, take a small portion of the mixture and put it into the pan.
  2. Put as many pakoras as you can in a pan at one time so each them get totally dipped into the oil.
  3. Keep on turning and flipping the pakoras till they turn brown.
  4. Take out the fried pakoras on a plate over a paper napkin.
  5. Make more pakoras from the mixture, in the same way.
  6. Hot and crispy Pakoras are ready. Serve them with green chutney or tomato ketchup.


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