Palak Pakoda

  • 5.0
15 mins Cooking Time
2 Servings
Diversity score info

Diversity Score defines how nutritionally diverse your food is. It reflects the concept that increasing the variety of foods in the diet helps to ensure adequate intake of essential nutrients.

Grains, root and tubers
Meats & Fish
Nuts & Seeds
Green Leafy Vegetables
Vitamin A Rich Fruits and Vegetables
Sources of Calories
Protein 11%
Carbs 33%
Fats 56%
Gluten Free
Lactose Free
Monsoon Recipe

If you are looking for a vegetarian, vegan snack with a gluten-free, zero trans fat and lactose-free profile, then FitterEats Palak Pakoda is the perfect recipe for you. This savoury Indian dish is the perfect accompaniment to a rainy day or a lazy weekend. Made from Bengal gram (chana) flour and spinach, it is rich in protein and vitamins. You will love having this any time of the day with Coriander chutney, Pudina chutney or Jeera raita. This dish is also known as Palak Ke Pakode, Palak Pakora or Palak Bhajiya in many parts of India.


  • 2 No. Spinach (Palak)
  • 1/2 Cup Bengal Gram (Besan) Flour
  • 1/4 Tsp Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 1/4 Tsp Red Chilly Powder
  • 1/4 Tsp Turmeric (Haldi)
  • 1/8 Tsp Garam Masala
  • 1/8 Tsp Carom (Ajwain) Seeds
  • 1/4 Tsp Salt
  • For Frying Oil
  • As Required Water


  • Step 1

    In a mixing bowl, add besan, salt, red chilly powder, haldi, garam masala, ajwain, ginger garlic paste, required amount of water and mix well

  • Step 2

    In a deep kadhai, heat oil for frying and dip 2 palak leaves in the batter

  • Step 3

    Gently drop palak leaves into the hot oil and deep fry the palak from all sides till they turn crispy

  • Step 4

    Remove and serve hot

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Red Chilli
Food Additives
Chickpea Flour (Besan)
Approximate values
Serving Size Number(20gm)
Amount Per ServingCalories


% Daily Value *
Total Carbohydrate 7gm 2.6%
Dietary Fiber 1gm 5.2%
Protein 3gm 5.5%
Total Fat 6gm 7.5%

*Percentage Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Disclaimer: Nutrition information is based on standard serving sizes and recipes as prepared by Fitterfly. Actual nutritional values may vary because of variations in portion size or recipes, continuous data changes by these sources, changes in growing seasons, or differences in the sources of ingredients. We may update this information from time to time and change the way we calculate Nutrition data. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice, but calorie needs vary based on multiple factors. For some ingredients, nutrient information is not available and they may not reflect accurately in the Label. Please consult your doctor or a Registered Dietitian if you are on a medically restricted diet.

Reference: Indian Food Composition Tables 2017, National Institute of Nutrition; Nutritive Value of Indian Foods 2016, National Institute of Nutrition (Indian Council of Medical Research)


How long would it take burn 93 kcals ?

  • Walking (3 mph ) 27 minutes
  • Running (6 mph ) 16 minutes
  • Bicycling 13 minutes

Values estimated based on person weighing 60 kgs.

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