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Palak Poori/Puri (Indian Spinach Bread)

Palak_Poori_Puri_Indian_Spinach_Bread_1 Poori (Puri) is the popular deep fried Indian bread. Palak (spinach) is mixed with wheat flour to prepare this colourful Palak Poori/Puri (Indian Spinach Bread). Palak poori looks green in colour with slight taste difference. Even those who do not like spinach, will find this poori attractive and tempting.


  • Boil and grind the following 4 items to get – 1 cup
    • Palak – 1 bundle
    • Cumin seeds – ¼ tea spoon
    • Green chilli – 4 no
    • Salt – as per need
  • Whole wheat flour – 2 cup
  • Rice flour – 2 table spoon
  • Oil – for deep frying poori



  • Palak paste for Poori: Clean, wash, cut and boil palak with green chilli, cumin seeds; I boiled palak in microwave oven.

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  • Cool it, add salt and grind it to a fine paste without water to get 1 cup by volume.

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  • Palak Poori/Puri: Add palak paste, rice flour with wheat flour; mix nicely and prepare a dough (add little oil and water to prepare the dough if you find it sticky); shape the dough into small lemon sized balls.

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  • Use a rolling pin and board to shape it further into a disc; deep fry these discs in moderate flame.

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  • Now Palak Poori/Puri (Indian Spinach Bread) is ready.
  • Serve hot with any chutney or vegetable. I served it with Bombay (now Mumbai) Chutney.


  • Have a closer look of Palak Poori/Puri (Indian Spinach Bread).


{ 7 comments… add one }

  • vineelasiva June 28, 2010, 10:03 pm

    Wow the poori looks very colourful.Nice.

  • Nithya June 28, 2010, 11:02 pm

    Wow.. yummy green pooris. They are really healthy too :)

  • Jyoti V June 29, 2010, 2:11 am

    I love these puffed poories

  • niloufer riyaz June 29, 2010, 12:36 pm

    delicious puffed puris

  • Priya June 29, 2010, 1:57 pm

    Green Puri looks fantastic..

  • Preethi October 2, 2010, 7:36 am

    Ur pooris look wonderful…can you please tell me what oil you use to fry them?

  • Shakila Gopal September 22, 2012, 9:43 am

    Your blog itself is a “Treat to the Eyes”. Every day visit has become a must.

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