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Weekend recipe : Spinach pakoda

Cooking is a great way to unwind from a hectic week. Smoky to serve and Tasty to eat.

Deepa Gupta |

Cooking is a great way to unwind from a hectic week. This delight session at the weekend is full of fun with creativity. In the ongoing freezing weather, you always feel like eating hot snacks on a holiday. The most helpful recipes are the ones that can be prepared in no time and are enough to be delicious. You will love to add spinach pakodas with lots of your favourite winter recipes. These are simple to cook with very few and inexpensive ingredients.

 

 

Serves: 4

 

Preparation time: 15-20 minutes

 

Cooking time: 15 minutes

 

 

Ingredients:

 

Besan                       2 cups

Water                        1 cup

Spinach                      150 grams

Green chillies             2

Garlic                           2 flakes

Salt                               1 tsp

Red chilli powder       ¼ tsp

Eno powder                 1 tsp

Oil                                  To fry

 

 

Method:

 

Mix besan and water. Beat well to make a thick and smooth paste.

Chop spinach and green chillies nicely.

Grate garlic flakes.

Add spinach, green chillies, garlic, salt and chilli powder in it. Mix well.

Add eno powder and stir well.

Heat the oil in a pan for deep frying the pakodas.

Take a small table spoon. Fill it with pakoda batter.

Leave this spoon full batter in hot oil.

Repeat the same with rest of the batter.

Turn the high flame low.

Fry them till golden turning their sides frequently on low flame.

 

 

Note: Serve them sizzling hot with coriander chutney and tomato ketchup.

For frying, use olive oil instead of any other refined oil to make the snack healthier.

The tasty and crunchy snack is ready.