Moong-Palak Pakoda

Mung-Spinach Fritters

Recipe by Jayshree Dalvi of

Another pakora recipe with variation you would like.

Ingredients vegetarian 4 servings

  • 2 cups Green Gram (split)
  • 15 leaves Spinach
  • 1 piece Onion
  • 3 pieces Green Chilies
  • 1 pinch Turmeric Powder
  • Salt to taste


Soak Moong Dal for 2 1/2 hrs. Dry palak after washing and cut them in medium size. Keep this aside. Chop onion (not very fine). In a mixer take Moong Dal, ginger, chili and grind it. Don't add more water while riding otherwise the bhajiyas mixture will be thin. Take this mixture in a vessel and add Palak, onion, turmeric mix it well. Add salt to it. Heat oil on medium high and deep fry the mixture in the form of pakoras until brown. Serve it hot with tomato sauce.



Hai!! This recipe turned out to be great,tasted like manchoori and very simple to make.thanks


Hi..the pakodas turned out to be yummyyy..I was looking for something like this only..Can u pleaee suugest some other combination also.

vaidehi moghe

adding onion and spinach makes it a good variation to the ordinary moong pakoras