Spinach Pakora

This Indian appetizer is easy, kid friendly, gluten free and vegan. Enjoy.

Prep Time: 5 min

Cook Time: 10 min

Ready Time: 15 min

Servings: 4


  • 2 cups chopped fresh spinach
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 cup gram flour (chickpea flour or besan)
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon garam masala
  • 1 green chili (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/4 cup oil for frying


  1. Mix all ingredients except for the oil in a bowl, add water just enough to moisten. The batter should turn sticky.
  2. Heat frying pan with oil over high heat.
  3. Place spoonfuls of the batter into the hot oil, flatten with fork. When browned, flip and cook the other side until brown.
  4. Remove to a plate covered with paper towels.
  5. Serve with chutney of choice.