Before we dig into this recipe, it is important to understand that this is an extremely nutritious recipe which contains mostly just spinach and besan. Spinach has a number of benefits starting with the nutrition value. 'Palak' has only 7 calories, 24 mg of magnesium, 30 mg of calcium and the list goes on. It helps in managing diabetes, helps in preventing asthma, lowers the blood pressure and it is good for skin and hair as well. 

Same goes for the other ingredient in this dish and that is besan or gram flour. It is awesome not just for the skin but also for health. It helps lower the glycaemic index, has high protein content, it is gluten-free, helps with weight loss, helps in controlling diabetes and it is also known to be good for the heart.

When you make this recipe, it turns out to be so tasty that even your kids will love it. Proof? My nieces and nephews ask their mom that is my sister to make it often and that made me realise that this recipe is a must share with you folks too! So here we go:

besan palak

Ingredients

  • Rice flour 2 tbsp
  • Besan 3 tbsp
  • Wheat flour 2 tbsp
  • Semolina or suji 1 tbsp
  • Red chilli powder 1 tsp
  • Haldi or turmeric powder 1/4 tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Spinach chopped 1 cup
  • Curd 2 tbsp
  • Cream 2 tbsp
  • Oil 

Method

  • Take a big bowl and mix all the ingredients except spinach  
  • Put a pan on gas with high flame and 1 tbsp oil.
  • When oil is hot, add jeera, mustard seeds and asafoetida or hing.
  • Add spinach and fry for 2 minutes at medium flame. Turn off gas.
  • Transfer to prepared batter.
  • Add 1.4 cup of water and mix well to prepare a thick batter.
  • Put a pan on gas with high flame and add 3-4 tbsp of oil.
  • When the oil is hot, bring down gas to low flame and add prepared spinach batter.
  • Evenly spread it with a spoon.
  • Close the lid and fry till it becomes golden brown in colour.
  • Cook it for 3-4 minutes.
  • Check after 3 minutes and if it' golden brown in colour then flip it with a spoon and fry till golden brown in colour.
  • Check again after 3 minutes and if it is fried turn off the gas.
  • Break it into pieces with a spoon.
  • Take it out in a serving plate.
  • You can also make a tadka separately which has red chilli whole and garlic and mustard seeds and pour the amount you want on the sabji separately. It tastes really good. 

Serve with Roti / Paratha /Puri and enjoy the delicious taste.

Besan & Palak Ki Sabji Recipe Card

Want to make a sabji which should be really tasty yet healthy? Want the kids as well to love it? Here is that perfect recipe for sure!

Total Time :
35 min
Preparation Time :
20 min
Cooking Time :
15 min
Servings :
3
Cooking Level :
Low
Course:
Others
Calories:
180
Cuisine:
Indian
Author:
Kishori Sud

Ingredients

  • Rice flour 2 tbsp
  • Besan 3 tbsp
  • Wheat flour 2 tbsp
  • Semolina or suji 1 tbsp
  • Red chilli powder 1 tsp
  • Haldi or turmeric powder 1/4 tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Spinach chopped 1 cup
  • Curd 2 tbsp
  • Cream 2 tbsp Oil

Instructions

Step 1
Take a big bowl and mix all the ingredients except spinach
Step 2
Put a pan on gas with high flame and 1 tbsp oil.
Step 3
When oil is hot, add jeera, mustard seeds and asafoetida or hing.
Step 4
Add spinach and fry for 2 minutes at medium flame. Turn off gas.
Step 5
Transfer to prepared batter.
Step 6
Add 1.4 cup of water and mix well to prepare a thick batter.
Step 7
Put a pan on gas with high flame and add 3-4 tbsp of oil.
Step 8
When the oil is hot, bring down gas to low flame and add prepared spinach batter.
Step 9
Evenly spread it with a spoon.
Step 10
Close the lid and fry till it becomes golden brown in colour.
Step 11
Cook it for 3-4 minutes.
Step 12
Check after 3 minutes and if it' golden brown in colour then flip it with a spoon and fry till golden brown in colour.
Step 13
Check again after 3 minutes and if it is fried turn off the gas.
Step 14
Break it into pieces with a spoon.
Step 15
Take it out in a serving plate.
Step 16
You can also make a tadka separately which has red chilli whole and garlic and mustard seeds and pour the amount you want on the sabji separately. It tastes really good.