Palak/Spinach Poori - A Healthy Snack For Kids



Poori is usually unhealthy and high fat bread so most health conscious people avoid it.. Here is healthy option for everyone.. Palak poori is a delicious and healthy Indian fry bread using spinach and whole wheat flour.It is equally good option for kids and adults.. The pooris are soft and lasting so they can be carry out food on your small trips or can be served as first meal on long drives.


Ingredients:-

Whole wheat Flour:- 3 cups
Rice Flour:- 2 tbsp
Besan:- 2 tbsp
Asafoetida:- A pinch
Red Chilli Powder:- 1/2 tsp
Cumin Powder:- 1/2 tsp
Turmeric powder:-1/2 tsp
Salt as per taste
Sesame Seeds:- 1/2 tbsp

Make a paste of:-

1 tomato
Green chillies as per your taste
1 tbsp of ginger & garlic paste

Grind 1/2 bunch of spinach into a paste separately adding little water if needed





Procedure:-


1) Mix all the spices and flour (dry ingredients ) together
2) Now add tomato and spinach paste in the dry ingredients.
3) Make a dough adding water only if needed.
4) Let the dough sit for 10 minutes covered with wet cloth.
5)Now make a lime size ball from the dough and roll each into a small circles with rolling pin .
6)Deep fry poori's in hot oil for a minute, turn side & fry until puffed and golden in color

Serve hot or at room temperature with curd/raita and pickle of your choice..Enjoy:)


31 comments:

Poornima Nair said...

Great snack...the color makes it so appealing. I usually make rotis the same way, but i'm sure going to try this the next time.

Nags said...

love the colour!

priya said...

Super preety!....looks so nice n yummy...great pics, dear!

Nithya said...

Wow this looks attractive and healthy.:) lovely idea.

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Sunanda said...

Wow!! green green poories looks so tempting...so pooris also can be mace healthy.. nice recipe I must say

Rekha shoban said...

very different pori....never had this type of pori...nice green colour

Purva Desai said...

nutritious puri with lovely colour

Priya said...

Such a colourful poori Preety, Very pleasant to eyes...

Hari Chandana said...

Healthy and delicious Puri.. Looks very tempting.. Lovely color.. :)

sowmya said...

adding tomato paste is something new for me..looks superb..

Divya Kudua said...

Wow..green colour Poori looks delectable:).I am sure kids would gobble them up,why even I would eat some happily:)

Ann said...

I love palak poori too..yes you are right..its absolutely a meaningful food for kids..great presentation !!

Vani said...

Like the addition of palak and besan to the dough. Looks good!

Kitchen Flavours said...

Oh wow....that's an yum poori....

Gita said...

The puris look soft Preety...ading besan and rice flour to puri dough is new to me...have to try it soon :)

A 2 Z Vegetarian Cuisine said...

With the spinach in it, indeed it is one healthy dish. Kids will love it.

Parita said...

My mom used to make this in similar way, healthy and nutritious!

Anu said...

Great snack...the color makes it so appealing. Looks very healthy and nutritious...

Home Cooked Oriya Food said...

I had this at a friends's place recently... It was so yummm...

Ann said...

Lovely idea! I love this version adn will try this soon.

Padma said...

Healthy and colorful poori's... I also make them sometime but only add spinach... will try ur version sometime :)

Humaira said...

wowie...looks fantastic!

Sanghi said...

Healthy colourful pooris preety! Good work!

Valarmathi said...

Superb Preety, nice color, looks yummmm.....

rekhas kitchen said...

what a beautiful color love to have this with boondhi raitha yummmm.

Shri said...

Awesome!I love the color!

Sarah Naveen said...

Thats gorgeously healthy!!!

Mythreyi Dilip said...

Spinach poori looks yum yum yum...

Pavithra said...

Wow I too make almost same like this and also with methi too.

Babli said...

Looks yummy and delicious and it is so fluffy. I will definitely try out your lovely recipe of spinach poori.

Preeti Kashyap said...

so fluffy and green! I just love the color. Great way to add greens to your diet. Thanks for visiting my blog. Great click! Great recipe collection.

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