Palak Chila

Spinach pancakes

Recipe by Vijyatta Jaiswal of

Nutritious and looks as good as it tastes!

Ingredients vegetarian 6 servings

  • 1 bunch Spinach
  • 2 cups Gram flour
  • 3 tbsps. Flour (Whole wheat)
  • 10 cloves Garlic
  • 7 nos. Green Chilies, (or as per taste)
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • Salt to taste


  1. Dip the spinach leaves in boiling water for 2 mins. Wash under cold running water. Grind to a smooth paste alongwith the chilles and garlic.
  2. In a bowl, combine the rest of the ingredients alongwith the palak paste to make a smooth batter of dropping consistency. Add water as needed. Set aside for 30 mins.
  3. In a non-stick pan, put a few drops of oil. When hot put a spoonful of batter and spread it with the back of the spoon to make a thin round. When done on one side, flip over and brown the other side.
  4. Serve hot with green coriander chutney - coriander, green chillies, garlic, one tomato, salt - all chopped together.