Monday, August 12, 2013

Spinach Onion Pakoras

Spinach Onion Pakoras

Onion Fitters or pakoda/pakori can be served as an appetizer or perfect snack with a hot cup of tea.  Hear I used a handful of baby spinach to make this crispy and spicy snack. Spinach adds color and more flavor to the pakodas.The flavor of onion pakodas are irresistible and this fitters and a family favorite.

Gram Flour/Beasan- 1 cup
Rice flour- 3 tbs
Baking soda- a pinch
Thinly sliced onions- 2 medium
Spinach chopped- 1 cup
Crushed ginger- 1 small peice
Garlic crushed- 3-4 pods
Green chilly- finely chopped- 1
Turmeric powder-1/3 tsp
Chilly powder- 1/2 tsp
Roasted whole coriander seeds- 1/2 tsp (optional)
( or you can used chopped coriander leaves)
Cashew nuts- a few
Asafotida/hing- a pinch
Oil for frying and salt to taste

 Wash and chop spinach and slice onions as thinly as possible.
Add crushed ginger and garlic to the onions and gently squeeze  the onion and add spinach.
In a bowl mix besan/gram flour, rice flour,baking soda, turmeric, coriander seeds, chilly powder, hing and salt. Add the chopped onion and spinach and cashew nuts
Sprinkle water little by little( Not more than 1/4 cup of water) and mix well till the gram flour starts sticking to the onion.
Heat oil in a pan and drop spoon full or just pinch a little and press with your fingers and drop into the oil. Fry till both sides are golden brown and crispy. ( do not make it too brown as it will continue to brown even after it is drained out of the oil). Drain into paper towels and serve warm with tea.

Sending this to Krithi's event "Dish It out"-Onions and Chillies

Try this
Hope you will all enjoy!


  1. You are tempting me... super like! Wish you could send this over to the event...
    Dish It Out - Onions & Chillis

  2. it has turned out really well, just like the one we buy in shops. great pics

  3. crisp n yummy, lovely clicks dear...

  4. I love Onion Pakoras and yours look much more amazing with the spinach addition

  5. Crispy and crunchy looking pakoras. Wonderfully prepared.

  6. loooove it. the clicks are very tempting.

  7. i lova pakoras...spinach makes it healthy and colourful

  8. i've made these and absolutely fell in love with them... u r tempting me to make them again... :)

  9. Lovely pakoras, simply catches my appetite.

  10. Delicious spinach and onion pakoras Suja. Love it.

  11. Yummy looking tempting and your blog's new look.

  12. wow..wonderful pakodas n tempting bowl..

  13. Love to munch some pakodas rite now,very neat template, loving ur blog's look.

  14. love these bites, anytime..anyplace ..

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  15. Lovely clicks.. WUd love those spicy yummy pakoras !

  16. Wow, lovely photography, so lively! :) And delicious pakoras as well

  17. Just so yum Suja, your pics are always very tempting !!!!


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