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20 February, 2017

Palak Puri / Spinach Puri Recipe

Posted in : Breakfast recipes, Kids recipes on by : nrdubey Tags: , , ,

Date- 16.2.2017


Preparation time – 10 minutes

Cooking time – 25 minutes

Recipe type – breakfast

Serve – 25 – 27 medium size puries



  Measurement cup used 1 cup = 240 ml                                                                                                                                                             



Palak / green spinach – 250 g or 2 cups (chopped)

Green chili – 1 -2 (broken)

Ginger – 1 inch

Hing / asafetida – 1/8 tsp

Cumin / jeera – 1 tsp

Wheat flour / aata – 2 ½ cups

Rava / suji / semolina – 2 tbsp (for crispy puries)

Clarified butter / ghee – 2 tsp (for moyan)

Salt – as per taste

Water – as needed

Oil – for deep fry





First, rinse palak  leaves couple of times in tab water and roughly chop them.

Take these chopped leaves in a blender jar then add chopped ginger, broken green and little water (do not add more water). Then make fine puree or paste.

Now for making dough, take wheat flour and rava in a mixing bowl.

Add cumin seeds, hing, salt and ghee. Mix very well using hand.

Now add palak puree. Give a nice mix.

Make a soft and stiff dough by adding water as per requirement.

Cover this dough with any bowl or plate and Keep aside for 20 – 30 minutes.

After 20 -30 minutes again knead the dough for a minute without adding any water (you can apply some oil or ghee in you hand).

Devoid the dough into 25 – 27 small balls.

Now roll them each in a flat round 5-inch diameter.

Heat the oil in a kadai (oil should be hot while deep fry) and deep fry puries both the side till golden and crisp.

Serve this palak puri with curd, pickle or any curry of your choice.


Step by step method with pictures 



 Take chopped palak leaves, green chili and ginger in blender jar, add little water


 Make puree


Take aata (wheat flour) and rava in a mixing bowl


Add cumin, hing, salt and oil or ghee (for moyan), mix very well with hand


Add palak puree, mix togeather


Add water and make smooth and tight dough


Cover it with any bowl for 20 -30 minutes


After 20-30 minutes again knead the dough for a minute but do not add water, if needed apply little oil in your hand, then devoid the dough into 25 -27 equal parts


Roll them each in a flat round 5-inch diameter


Heat the oil in a kadai (oil should be smoky hot while deep fry) then place puri in it


Press it gently to make it fluffy


Fry it both the sides till light golden brown


Puries are ready

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