Crispy Palak Pakora Recipe - Monsoon Snack

Crispy Palak Pakora Recipe is a delectable tea time snack where palak leaves are dipped in gram flour batter and deep fried making it a great tea time snack especially during the monsoon season.

Swati Sani
Crispy Palak Pakora Recipe - Monsoon Snack
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Iron Rich Palak leaves dipped in batter made of gram flour and simple spices, which is then deep fried, these Crispy Palak Pakoras madke for a lovely snack. 

The Crispy Palak Pakora Recipe makes a perfect monsoon time snack, that you can savor along with a tangy Date Tamarind Chutney, Green Chutney or even plain ketchup.  

Pair these Spinach Pakoras along with a Masala Chai or an Adhrak Chai and serve it for your tea parties or even as an appetizer for those monsoon dinners.

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Cuisine: Indian
Course: Snack
Diet: Vegetarian
Equipments Used: Hard Anodised Deep-Fry Pan
Prep in

15 M

Cooks in

25 M

Total in

40 M


5 Servings


  • 25 Spinach Leaves (Palak)
  • 150 grams Gram flour (besan)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Red Chilli powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Ajwain (Carom seeds)
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
  • Salt , to taste
  • Chaat Masala Powder , for sprinkling
  • Oil , for deep frying

How to make Crispy Palak Pakora Recipe - Monsoon Snack

  1. To begin making the Crispy Palak Pakora Recipe, first get all the ingredients ready.

  2. In a large mixing bowl, add the gram flour, turmeric powder, salt, red chili powder. Stir to combine well. Add little water at a time to make a thick pakora batter.

  3. Preheat oil in a kadai (wok) for deep frying. Once the oil has heated up sufficiently enough, dip each spinach leaf in batter to coat it evenly. Drop the leaf gently in the oil and fry it on a medium heat till the pakoras are crisp.

  4. Once the Palak Pakoras are golden brown and crisp, remove them from the oil and drain on absorbent paper.

  5. Proceed the same way with the remaining spinach leaves.

  6. Sprinkle chat masala on Palak Pakoras and serve them hot with Date Tamarind ChutneyGreen Chutney or even plain old Ketchup

  7. Note:  If you don't have baby spinach, you can use regular spinach, chop it fine and mix it into the batter to make the pakoras.