Sunday, February 15, 2009

Palak-poori
(Palak poori-Updated Pictre)
           
This is also a recipe I learnt from my friend Sangeeta....Enjoy the recipe  :)  !!!
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Ingredients:

Palak/Spinach(stem removed and chopped) 1 cup tightly packed
wheat flour 1 1/2 cups
Green chilies 4-5 nos.
Oman/ajwain 1 tsp
Salt&water As needed

METHOD:

  1. Saute the palak leaves,little till the reduce in volume(say for a minute or two).
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  2. Cool down and grind it with green chillies and water till smooth.
  3. Take the flour and add salt,ajwain to it and this ground spinach and make to a smooth dough,as we make for pooris.(Add water little as needed).
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  4. Make small balls and roll into pooris as we do for the ordinary pooris.
  5. Deep fry in hot oil.(Keep in Medium flame)
  6. Serve with Boondhi raita!
palak-poori-recipe
(Palak poori-Updated Pictre)
Boondhi Raita:

Ingredients:

Kara boondhi(I used Haldiram's) 1/2 cup
Curd 1/2 cup
Asafetida 1/4 tsp
Red chilli powder 1/4 tsp
coriander leaves for garnishing
Mustard (optional) for tempering
Oil(optional) for tempering
salt & water as needed

Method:

  1. Soak the boondhis in hot water for 15 minutes.(till the boondhis blow up..I.e.. till they are soft)
  2. Mix salt,asafetida in curd,temper if desired.
  3. Mix the soaked boondhis gently in the curd.Now its ready! Is it not cool! But tastes like heaven!
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64 comments:

  1. Looks tempting...and fabulous

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  2. I agree with Ramya. Fab colors and combo to have it for lunch. "Made for each other" event? ;D

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  3. Thank you Ramya,for the quick comment:)
    Asha,
    I already sent an entry for that event,and no multiple entries,so sadly not...:P
    Have a great week:)

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  4. colorfull and tempting!!! Shall give this a try I have spinach anyways...

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  5. Great colour combination.......must be very tasty & also healthy....it's fabulous,as poonam said will give this a try as i have spinach always.....

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  6. Raji, you are very much tempting me now..This is not fair..Looks fabulous, what else i can say now..Mouthwatering here..

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  7. Wow! Such lovely and tempting photographs. Fabulous!

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  8. Drooling over the poori's.. raita Yum! perfect combination!..

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  9. Thats amazing..!!!What a lovely Poori..:)n Raita too..:)

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  10. OMG, what an eyecatching color R!

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  11. that looks very tempting. nice pics, as usual :)

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  12. lovely colour, like everyone else commented :)

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  13. Loved the color combination. They made me hungry again :)

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  14. i made them too..yet to post mine..yours look really good..

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  15. Very colourful and nice combo...

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  16. Raji, So colourful, tempting pooris. Pictures are awesome. Can you send me some. Grab your Award.

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  17. Wooooooooooooooooow!!! lovely presentation and mind blowing pics...God! can anything be more tempting than this? it's a compelte health package :) Gr8 work! wish I was there to taste it too ;)
    TC

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  18. Pictures are fantastic, as your's always are! I make palak parathas but never tried making pooris out of the dough, looks yum!

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  19. superb raji.i make chapati with palak.never made poori.Will try soon.picture as usual excellent.

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  20. Looks beautiful. I too make this palak poori and love this.

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  21. Wowowowwwwwwww so colourful n fluffy pooris looks great..tempting raita...yummy!!

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  22. poori looks so beautiful nice color and perfect comb.

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  23. Lovely.. What a combo. Drooling over the spinach pooris. Such tempting color.

    Boondi raits looks absolutely delicious..

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  24. Never heard of this...Looks vibrant and yummy....

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  25. WOOOOOOOOOO, What a lovely color you got there. Yeah...its still on my 'to do list'! Love the color so much dear. Awesome click.

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  26. I simply love Boondi raitha and it looks stunning in the first picture. The palak pooris look awesome.. have only made chapathis with this batter before.. must try pooris to.

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  27. Wow wow i am in love with that palak porri, it looks so so beautiful and delicious too and it has really puffed up so much.

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  28. Wow.. Colorful and delicious looking..I am drooling here..

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  29. Raji those are some lovely pictures..so tempting..great clicks..and the new header is so cute!

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  30. Wow, healthy way for making an eating leafy.. lovely color of the puri.. with boondhi raita.. nice combo !!

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  31. Wht a lovely way to indulge and eat healthy too...gr8 pooris i am gonna make it tomm. itself and that raita is simply to die for !

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  32. Lovely clickks! Palak Poori is my fav too. Have a look at my version

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  33. this looks attractive and nice..

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  34. those look sooo very colourful!!

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  35. Wow..beautiful..the pic looks wonderful..especially the raita's pic looks gorgeous.I loved it!

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  36. Poori is my all time favorite! Looks super Yum!

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  37. green poories looks so cute with raitha. its so cool dear. I too make this (that day i used the dough of chapatii and made puri ony for my daughter ha ha ha).

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  38. colorful puris and wonderful presentation too! I can't take my eyes off the pictures. You're a great photographer.

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  39. Looks so yum...puris r mouth watering

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  40. Palak poori with boonthi raitha.. really made for each other. yummy:)

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  41. looks very tempting.. great colour.. very healthy too..

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  42. Wow...super cool...as soon as the page loaded...my first reaction was "WOW"....looks really delicious and super tempting. I'd have loved this entry too...but yeah I'm sorry no multiple entries this time. :-)

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  43. please do!!

    (share all the recipes on your blog, provided they are indian!)

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  44. Mmm.. looks great! Perfect poori too :)

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  45. These photographs are captivating! And the poori - look at that rich green colour!

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  46. Wow really love them, very attractive.

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  47. loved the color of palak .. awesome click too

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  48. wow.. raita looks great. Nice colors. Though its everyday food but ur pic is making it more special. Thanks

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  49. wow.. raita looks great. Nice colors. Though its everyday food but ur pic is making it more special. Thanks

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  50. Your pics (esp the first one) are stunning!

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  51. I am in love with these palak puris!! what an amazing idea! My kids love poori, now to make them eat greens with them!!
    Soma(www.ecurry.com)

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  52. Puri goes green,Cool!

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  53. super duper yummy...i wish i cud steal some frm ur blog :D

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  54. Hi,

    Yesterday I tried ur palak poori and raita, it was great. My guest loved it. I got a great fan for my cooking.. All the credit goes to you.. Awesome!!

    Thanks I also tried small potato briyani. Excellent it was!!!

    Keep posting!!

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  55. Thank you Sugi for the feed back :)

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  56. hi
    i tried palak poori n came yummy..we all loved it..thanks raks.

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  57. thank u sooooo muchh.. i tried this today and packed for lunch for my daughter. very tasty thanq so much.

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  58. Just tried this recipe for dinner tonight. It was a hit, thank u for the lovely recipe.

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  59. Can we make palak roti in this method instead of poori?

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    1. Sure you can, i have done that

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  60. Try palak raita with finely chopped garlic n chopped palak blanched No cooking required

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