Palak Chaat / spinach chaat

Wishing you and your family, the best of health and wealth in this new year. This recipe is a healthy bite. These crispy snacks can be served during parties, evening snack for kids etc.

The taste is slightly different between baked and fried version. You may like one or both of these versions. If you have air fryer, it might be worth a try. A similar batter can be used to make Kale chaat. Spices may need to be adjusted accordingly.

palak chaat

palak chaat


  1. Palakura  / Spinach  –  one bunch
  2. Chickpea flour / besan  –  half cup
  3. Rice flour  –  two tbsp
  4. Red chilli powder  –  half tsp
  5. Salt  –  to taste
  6. Coriander  powder  –  one-fourth tsp
  7. Ajwain seeds  –  one-fourth tsp
  8. Water  –  to make batter
  9. Oil  –  three tbsp

Ingredients for serving

  1. Green chutney
  2. Sweet chutney
  3. Beaten yoghurt with salt and sugar


Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Grease the baking tray and keep it aside.

In a bowl add besan, rice flour, salt, red chilli powder, coriander powder and ajwain seeds. Mix well, now add little by little water to make a batter (not too thick and not too loose). Dip each spinach leaf in batter and place them in a greased baking tray or place them in hot oil (deep fry).

Tip: Turn the palak in the oven, after 5 mins so that they are brown on both sides.


Serves three


30 mins


One day