• Amita Garg

Palak ki chat

Updated: Jul 17, 2018


Monsoon Special- Palak ki chat

A famous north indiann chat recipe, crispy, batter fried spinach leaves, served with spices, curd and chutneys. Ingredients-

  • Spinach leaves- 10

  • Gram flour[ Besan ]- 1 cup

  • Rice flour- 1 tb Sp.

  • Salt- to taste

  • Red chill powder- 1/2 tsp

  • Carom seeds [Ajwain]-1/4 tsp.

  • Asafoetida - 1/4 tsp.

  • Turmeric- 1/4 tsp

  • oil for frying

For Serving-

  • Boiled potato-2

  • onion -1

  • Tamarind sweet chutney- 2 tb sp

  • Green chutney-2 tb sp.

  • Curd-1 cup

  • Cumin [Jeera] powder-2 tsp.

  • Black Salt- 1 tsp.

  • Red chill Powder=1 tsp.

  • Sev - optional

How to Make- 1. In a bowl mix Gram flour, Rice flour, salt, red chili powder, haldi, ajwain, heeng, water and make medium thick batter. 2.Wash and dry spinach leaves. 3.Heat oil in a kadahi, Dip each spinach leaf in batter, coat besan very well and deep fry till golden brown and crispy. 4. Place on absorbent paper.

For serving-

1.Chop potato in small pieces, cut onion into thin rings. 2.Cut fried spinach into four pieces and place in a plate, cover with chopped potato and onion rings, spread some curd,tamarind and green chutney. 3.Sprinkle jeera masala, red chili powder, chat masala, Garnish with sev and coriander leaves.

tips- Dry the leaves completely before deep-frying , to get a really crispy outcome.

Step By Step Recipe of palak ki Chat-

In a bowl mix Gram flour, Rice flour, salt, red chili powder, haldi, ajwain, heeng, water and make medium thick batter. Wash and dry spinach leaves. Heat oil in a kadahi, Dip each spinach leaf in batter, coat gram flour batter very well and deep fry till golden brown and crispy.

Place on absorbent paper.

Serve as a Chat: Serve with small potato and onion cubes,salt,cumin powder,red chili powder, curd, tamarind and green chutney.



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