Palak Puri Recipe , How to make spinach Poori

All kids loves to eat colorful food and so my dear daughter too. This is how every mother takes pain, invest her creativity to feed her children. The previous day discussion in the dinner table  after looking at this green color puris in plate.
DD- "Daddy how Amma can make colorful food for me, she made red chapati(Beetroot Paratha), green puri , red dosa(tomato dosa) and the list went on....."
DH - Ämma knows how to make you eat, that's her magic".
Me - Peeping at their discussion and was smiling.
Though kids take time to get familiar with new foods, but soon with these colorful and attractive food they will understand the approach to their healthy life.
Palak Puri is an excellent healthy combination of spinach and wheat flour.  Spinach gives it nice green color to attract kids. The same dough can be used to make Chapatti to avoid oil consumption. Serve it is as a breakfast with curd or pack it for the lunch box with aloo curry or with pickle.

Preparation & Cooking Time : 45 minutes

Yield : 20 puris



Wheat Flour - 2 cups
Palak / Indian Spinach - 300g
Ghee - 1 tbsp
Green Chilli - 2
Cumin seeds - 1/4 tsp
Salt to taste
Oil for deep frying


  • Pick fresh spinach and wash is completely to remove dirt. Blanch the spinach in boiling water. Remove from water and allow it to cool.
  • Grind to make a smooth paste with green chilli. Mix the spinach paste with wheat flour, ghee, cumin  and salt.
  • Make a soft dough by kneading well. Add water only if required. Make sure the dough is firm and tight, not too sticky. Otherwise it will be difficult to roll out puris.
  • Keep the dough covered with wet cloth for 10-15 minutes. Knead the dough again after 15 minutes and divide into 20 equal lemon size balls.

  • Roll each balls into puri . Heat sufficient oil in a kadai and fry each of the puris on both sides till golden brown.

  • Serve hot puris with curd and pickle or with aloo curry.


    • It is very important to knead the dough firm and not too watery. Otherwise will be difficult to roll out puris.
    • Fry one puri at a time and fry evenly to avoid dark color.

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