Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Spinach Poori | Palak Poori

Spinach or Palak one of the Healthy leafy vegetable which is very famous and popular in India. With this leafy vegetable you can made so much variety of dishes which are very tasty as well as nutritious too. For everybody it is very essential to have a leafy vegetable in their daily diet. In our Indian Recipe a very famous Dish is Palak Paneer. So their is many options to choose to do special Recipe with Spinach.You can take spinach as you want it. You can cook it directly or blanched or Boiled or Steamed.as per your choice.

If you ask for Nutritional Facts about Spinach,then there is lots of things to say about spinach nutrition. The main thing about Spinach it is a great source of Iron and Calcium. Spinach is full of rich in antioxidant. Then Vitamin A, Vitamin E, Vitamin C are the common one in Spinach too. Spinach is good source of folic acid also. A research was done from United States Department of Agriculture states "that a 180-g serving of boiled spinach contains 6.43 mg of iron, whereas a 170-g ground hamburger patty contains at most 4.42 mg" source - Wikipedia.
So here is my one exclusively tasty recipe of Spinach for you... Try this out

Spinach Poori | Palak Poori

Recipe by Nabanita Das
Prep time: 45 mins
Cook time: 15 mins

  • 3 cups Wholewheat flours
  • 1 Cup Spinach Puree
  • 1 tsp Ginger Paste
  • 2 pinch Asafoetida
  • 2 tbsp + Deep fry white oil
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 Green chili
  • 2 tsp Cumin seeds
  • 1 Medium size Tomato
Cooking Directions

To make Spinach puree :
  • Blanch Spinach with tomato & make a paste with green chili & ginger into mixture.
  • For Poori :
  1. Add salt,cumin seeds,asafoetida, 2 tbsp oil consecutively with wholewheat flours.Mix well.
  2. Now add the spinach puree into it and make a soft dough with adequate water.
  3. Keep it to set for 20-30 min.
  4. Now make little balls from the dough and prepare like a poori with the help of roll pin.
  5. Heat oil for deep frying.
  6. Fry poori until little brown in color.
  7. Serve Poori with raita, pickle or with any delicious vegetables.
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Nava Krishnan said...

Fabulous idea of incorporating spinach into puri, making it wholesome. Yum to this creative idea.

Asiya Omar said...

Looks yum and nice colour too..

Motions and Emotions said...

Yummy greenish poori & full of iron as it has spinach..

Unknown said...

Looks so delicious and healthy! Love the color of the pooris! :)

Unknown said...

Healthy and fluffy poori
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Vineetha Sush said...

Green poori looks so tempting..

Priya Suresh said...

Super puffy and healthy green puris..inviting.

Unknown said...

innovative and healthy poori...
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Unknown said...

Looks yum

Chitz said...

A lovely way to have spinach.. Yummy pooris they must be ;)

Unknown said...

looks yumm and nice color...

Divya A said...

I love adding spinach while making rotis or pooris.. well done dear, nicely puffed pooris :) Best breakfast!!



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