Palak Ki Poori / Spinach Poori

Preparation time: 10 ~ 15 minutes

Cooking time: 15 minutes minutes

Serves: 5


2 1/2 cup spinach 

2 1/2 cup whole wheat flour

2 tbsp oil for kneading

1 green chillie

1 inch ginger

1/4 tsp cumin

Pinch of Asafoetida / hing

Salt to taste

Oil for frying


1. wash and blanch spinach. Cool and grind spinach with green chilli, ginger, cumin, asafoetida to fine paste without adding water.

2. In a mixing bowl, add wheat flour and salt. Mix the flour and add ground spinach paste, oil. Mix well and knead the mixture in to smooth and stiff dough using little water.

3. Divide the dough in to equal no of portions. Meantime heat oil in a pan.

4. Dust the working surface and roll each balls in to 3 ~ 4 inch circle. 

5. When oil is hot, drop each pooris and gently press the pooris with help of the spatula. When poori puffs up, turn it to other side and fry till it change it color.. Once done transfer it to paper towel to drain excess oil. Serve with any gravy or with pickle and raitha..