Wednesday, 12 October 2011

Palak Chakali~ Blog Hop #6

F or today’s Blog Hop the brain child of Radhika I am paired with Suchitra of  Simple Indian Food. Not only does Suchitra have an enormous number of recipes she has also featured new budding bloggers in her blog.

I have bookmarked quite a few recipes to be tried later.  But being festive season I was keen on trying some savories. But savories I wanted had to have some health quotient in them, what better way to have them but to add veggies.


So I decided to try Palak Sev.  I started to make the sev only to discover the sev disc was missing and only the chakali disc was there. Hence I settled to make chakalis.
The original Sev is here I made changes to suit our tastes.  

The quantity I made was very small for I start coughing when I fry but the aroma of the frying chakali was enough to draw all the family in the kitchen.

Ingredients:
2 cup besan
1 cup rice flour
Salt
1/2 tsp ajwain
1 bundle palak
2 cloves garlic
A few springs of coriander
1 green chilli
2 tsp butter
Oil

Method:
1.   Wash and steam the palak in the micro for 2 minutes on high.
2.   Refresh by soaking in iced water for 2 minutes. Drain and pat dry.
3.   Next transfer the palak, green chilli, garlic and coriander in the mixer and grind to a fine paste. In case the mixture does not reach the blades add the dry flour about 1 tblspn and grind in no case should you add water.
4.   Heat the oil in a kadhai/wok
5.   Mix all the ingredients except the oil and knead well.
6.   Fill in the chakali press and on a plastic squeeze out the chakali.
7.   Slide carefully in the hot oil and deep fry both the sides on low flame till done.


Sending this  Blog Hop Wednesday


Diwali Special




I am hosting Fast Food not Fat Foot event. Do check out my event and send me your entries.

Archana




30 comments:

  1. Very New to me.Healthy recipe indeed.Pic tells it is perfectly crisp and crunchy.Luv to try it soon.

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  2. wow soo good addition of palak is a wonderful idea..

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  3. nice recipe!! bookmarked.....thanks for linking it tot the event...but hvn't received the mail yet
    Event: Kerala Kitchen
    Event :My Diwali My Way

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  4. lovely n different chakli..nicely done

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  5. Nice variation of making palak chakli...hope u all enjoyed it

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  6. Perfect Team Time Snack in Festive Season, looks very nice and crispy.. Archana!!!

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  7. Delicious and Healthy Chakali...luks so tempting...

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  8. So crispy and cruchy !! perfectly done !! looks YUM !!

    Ongoing Event - CC-What's For Friday Dinner??

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  9. Palak chakali looks super crispy and quite addictive..

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  10. Hi Archana.. awesome pick.. will definately make this shev in my diwali faral. I try to make one new item every year alongwith the usual chakli chivda and ladu. will add tons of garlic to the shev. wish me luck.
    Love Ash.

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  11. Nice and flavorful one, love the addition of palak.

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  12. Nice one, perfect for festivals :)

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  13. The Chaklis looks so crispy and crunchy and the spinach touch sounds yummy!!

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  14. wow, that's new to add palak to chakli, sounds great !!!

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  15. interesting blend for chaklis!

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  16. wow luv the twist on the traditional chakli recipe.

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  17. palak chakli is new to me, a great way to add veggies to make the snacks healthy..good one dear..

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  18. chaklis with spinach sounds fun- good one archana

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  19. wow....this looks so crunchy.....want a bite now:-)

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  20. I was clicking away on this from Radhika's linky and it would not open - did not know it was your entry- Murrukus look fab and even though I am so far removed from the festivities occurring around Diwali and Dusshera, this blog hopping is satisfying my cultural needs -

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  21. This looks fantabulous, super tasty!!! Crunch munch :-)

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  22. looks new.. never heard about it.. cheers
    Amina

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  23. Makes a crunchy and lovely snack! Yum!

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  24. Wow what a response thanks girls.

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  25. crispy chakli adding palak make it healthy

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  26. i love those crispy ones.super delicious

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