Palak Masala Poori | How to make Palak Masala Poori

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  • By Amrita Iyer
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About Palak Masala Poori

I wanted to prepare a snack with 2 ingredients for a challenge. The ingredients were Spinach and Bay Leaves. As we have a lot of festivals coming our way and lots of guests would be expected, the idea of a deep fried poori instantly appealed to me and I planned out this recipe. As the challenge included Bay Leaves, I thought of preparing a Masala to be mixed into the dough for sensational tasting pooris.

Palak Masala Poori is an aromatic, flavorful and delicious dish which is very much popular in UP. The name itself get juices flowing in your mouth and this dish has a heavenly experience in every bite. When Palak Masala Poori is cooked perfectly it can turn into a dish beyond excellence. It is a recipe of delight which no one can resist. You can try this amazing Palak Masala Poori at the restaurants and you can also prepare it at your home. People of different region prepare this dish differently according to their own taste. This quick and easy recipe requires only few minute for the preparation and 30 minute to cook it perfectly. On the Better Butter website, you can find the recipe of Palak Masala Poori by Amrita Iyer in step by step with pictures so you can easily learn how to cook the perfect Palak Masala Poori at your home without any difficulties. Palak Masala Poori is one of the representative dishes of UP which you can serve in any special occasions.

  • Prep Time0mins
  • Cook Time30mins
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Palak Masala Poori

Ingredients to make Palak Masala Poori

  • For the Poori:
  • 1 cup Spinach (boiled in salted water drained and pureed)
  • 1/2 cup whole wheat flour (atta)
  • 1/2 cup all purpose flour (maida)
  • 2 tbsp Semolina
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp Oil
  • Oil for frying
  • For the Masala:
  • 2 Bay Leaves
  • 2 Black Cardamom pods (badi elaichi)
  • 2 Green Cardamom pods (choti elaichi)
  • 1 small stick Cinnamon (dalchini)
  • 2 Cloves (laung)
  • 1 tbsp Fennel Seeds (saunf)
  • 1 tsp salt

How to make Palak Masala Poori

  1. For the Masala: Dry roast bay leaves, black cardamom, seeds from the green cardamom pods, cloves, fennel seeds and cinnamon till the lovely aroma is released. Cool to room temperature and dry grind to a fine powder.
  2. Sieve and mix salt into the powder.
  3. For the Pooris: Take out the spinach puree in a mixing bowl. Add whole wheat flour, all purpose flour, semolina, salt and 2 tbsp oil. Add the prepared spice powder and knead into a soft dough. Keep it aside for 30 minutes.
  4. Heat oil on medium heat in a kadhai for deep frying. Make small balls out of the dough. Roll out pooris with the aid of some warm oil. When the oil is ready, fry each poori till puffed up and golden brown.
  5. Serve hot with sweet yogurt and pickle.

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