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Saturday, November 14, 2015

Palak(Spinach) Tukkudi

Ingredients:
1 bunch of Spinach Leaves / Palak
4 cups All Purpose flour
1 cup Wheat flour
5 - 6 Green Chillies
1/4 inch sized Ginger
3 - 4 Garlic pods
1.5 tsp Dried Fenugreek Leaves / Kasuri Methi
1/2 tsp Cumin seeds / Jeerige
1/4 tsp Carom seeds / Oma / Ajwain
1/4 tsp Asafoetida
Salt to taste
Oil

Recipe:
Clean and drench the spinach leaves as shown in the picture below.

Put drenched spinach leaves, ginger, garlic, green chillies in a mixer and grind them together into smooth paste.

Put wheat flour, all purpose flour, mashed dry fenugreek leaves, chilly powder, asafoetida, carom seeds, around 1/4 cup of hot oil in a vessel and mix well.

Add the spinach puree, salt and mix well. Knead the dough by adding sufficient amount of hot water as shown in the picture below.

Take little amount of dough and make a round ball.

Roll the ball like Chapathi as shown in the picture below.

Cut the rolled Chapathi into medium sized diamond shaped pieces as shown in the picture below.

Separate each pieces and place it in a paper or plate.

Keep oil in a thick bottomed vessel and heat. Put Thukkudi pieces in hot oil and deep fry until it turns golden in colour.

When it is cooled to room temperature, keep it in an airtight container. Serve along with coffee or tea.

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