Palak Poori

This is very easy to make.Its just like any poori made of whole wheat flour but with spinach added to it. Every mom is worried about kids not eating palak, so this could be one way atleast to make them have spinach..try it out!!!
  • Spinach - 2 bunches
  • Wheat flour - 500 gm
  • Ajwain (carom seeds)- 1/2 tbs
  • Salt to taste
  • Water
  • Oil for deep fry


  • Chop the stems of the palak(spinach).Take only the fresh leaves.
  • Put water to boil in apan and when the water starts boiling add the spinach leaves.
  • After it boils ,let it cool.
  • Blend to make a soft puree.
  • Add spinach puree,salt,ajwain and water to wheat flour and prepare a dough..
  • Divide the dough into small equal portions.
  • Roll them to make small pooris.
  • Fry them in hot oil in akadhai .
  • Serve hot.

Ajwain is also called 'owa' in Marathi, 'vaamu' in Telugu, "omam" in Tamil "ajwana" in Kannada, "ajmo" in Gujarati, "jowan" in Bengali and "asamodagam" in Singhalese.It is used as a digestive aid.

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