Hari Matar Palak Bhajji (Pakora) / Indian Style Green Pea Spinach Fritters

Make these delicious & crunchy deep-fried goodness and enjoy your snack time! 


Green peas – 2 cups, boiled and strained
Spinach – 1/2 cup, finely chopped
Onion- 1, finely chopped
Garlic cloves – 4, finely chopped
Green chilies -3
Cumin powder – 1/2 tsp
Besan powder – 1/2 cup
Hing/Asafoetida – A pinch
Coriander leaves – A bunch, finely chopped
Salt – To taste
Oil – As needed for frying
Water- As needed


Method: In a chopper, add green peas, chopped spinach, chopped coriander, green chilies, onions, and garlic and pulse it to form a coarse mixture. Transfer it to a bowl. Add salt, hing, cumin powder, and besan powder to the green peas mixture and combine well to form a dough by adding very little water. In a heavy bottomed pan, heat  oil. Reduce the heat to medium high. Using a spoon, gently slide in dollops of the mixtures and fry until golden and crisp on all sides. Drain the fried pakoras onto a kitchen towel. Repeat the process for the remaining mixture. Serve hot and crisp with mint-coriander chutney.

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