Palak Puri Recipe


Palak Puri Recipe is a nice combination of spinach and wheat flour. You can serve it either as a breakfast dish or it may also easily go with your lunchbox dish. Learn how to make delicious palak poori by following this easy recipe.Palak-Puri

Preparation time: 5 minutes
Cooking time: 10 minutes
Servings: 4


  • 2 cups fresh spinach (palak) chopped
  • 2 cups wheat flour
  • 2 tbsp curd
  • 2 green chillies thinly chopped
  • 1 tsp garlic paste
  • 1 tsp ginger paste
  • 1/2 tsp cumin powder
  • 1/2 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1/2 tbsp garam masala powder
  • 2 tbsp ghee or butter
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil to deep fry

How to make Palak Puri:

  1. Boil the spinach in sufficient amount of water, drain the whole water and grind the spinach to make a smooth paste.
  2. Combine the palak paste, wheat flour, salt, curd, green chillies, ginger-garlic paste, cumin powder and garam masala powder.
  3. Mix very well and add ghee.
  4. Mix all the ingredients very well and add some water to make a smooth dough.
  5. Cover the dough with muslin cloth and keep aside for 15-20 minutes.
  6. Knead the dough again just for a minute and divide into equal sized portions or balls.
  7. Roll out each ball into the disc of 4″-5″ in diameter.
  8. Heat enough oil in a pan and fry each of the puris from both sides until turns into nice, golden and crisp.
  9. Serve the piping hot palak puri with any dry dish, curd and roasted papad.

Chef Tips:

  1. It is very important that the dough is firm and tight & not too watery to make proper palak puri, else it will be difficult to roll out puris.
  2. Fry one puri at a time in hot oil and stir well to avoid the dark color or puri.


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