Paalak pakode ki kadhi and Rice with pickle

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Paalak pakode ki kadhi and Rice with pickle


Cooking Time

Preparation Time :20 Min

Cook Time : 15 Min

Total Time : 35 Min


Serves : 1
  • 1 cups for the palak pakodas :blanched and finely chopped spinach

  • 1 cups besan

  • 1/2 tsp garam masala

  • 1 pinch hing

  • 1/2 tsp chilli powder

  • 1/2 tsp cumin seeds

  • 1 pinch baking soda

  • 1 tsp oil

  • 1 tsp salt to taste

  • 1 nos appe pan

  • 1 cups for the kadhi: sour curd

  • 2 tbsp besan

  • 1 tsp ghee

  • 1 tsp cumin seeds

  • 1/2 tsp mustard seeds

  • 1 pinch asafoetida

  • 5 nos curry leaves

  • 1 tsp coriander powder

  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)

  • 1 tsp green chilli paste

  • 1/4 tsp garam masala

  • 1 tsp salt or to taste

  • 1 tbsp coriander leaves chopped for garnish


  • For the palak pakodas: Combine all the ingredients in a deep bowl and knead into a soft dough without using any water.
  • Divide the dough into 8 equal portions and shape each portion into a round ball.
  • Heat and grease the appe pan with one drop of oil in each cavity.
  • Arrange the pakodas in appe pan on medium flame for 7 to 8 minutes, keep turning from time to time . Keep aside.
  • For the kadhi: Combine the curd, besan and 1 cup of water in a deep bowl, mix well with a churner and keep aside.
  • Heat the ghee in a deep non-stick pan and add the cumin seeds, mustard seeds .
  • When the seeds crackle, add the asafoetida, curry leaves, sauté on a medium flame for 10 seconds .
  • Add the curd besan mixture, coriander powder, turmeric powder, green chilli paste, and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 4 minutes, while stirring continuously .
  • For serving :Add the palak pakodas to the hot kadhi and mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes.
  • Sprinkle 1/4 teaspoon garam masala
  • Drizzle some melted ghee and garnish with coriander leaves
  • Serve with hot rice. Its a complete meal, vegetables not required. Serve immediately.