Spinach Pakora

Spinach Pakoda, Palak Pakora, Keerai Bonda, Spinach Vadai


  • Besan flour (kadala mavu) – 3/4 cup
  • Rice flour – 2 tbspn
  • Spinach – 1/4 portion of a bunch or a pack
  • Onion – 1
  • Hing – 2 to 3 pinches
  • Chili Powder – 1/2 to 1 tspn (adjust with your spice level)
  • Salt – to taste
  • Water – 1 or 2 tspn
  • Oil – to deep fry


  1. Chop Spinach and Onion.
  2. Mix all the ingredients except Oil in a bowl. Add 1 or 2 tspn of water to just bind all the ingredients. Already Spinach and Onion contain some moisture in it. That’s enough. Don’t add more water.
  3. Heat Oil in a pan. Once the oil is hot enough, pinch gooseberry size of mix and press it with your hands(to just bind all the ingredients). Prepare small balls like this.
  4. Drop these small balls gently into the hot Oil. Deep fry them till they are golden brown turning once in a while.
  5. Remove and drain them on paper towels. Serve hot.

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