Monday, October 16, 2017

Palak Chakli/Spinach Murukku/Keerai Murukku

Deepavali/Diwali is around the corner, obviously am sure you guys will be busy in preparing or listing for Diwali sweets or savouries. Have you ever tried murukkus aka this deep fried Diwali savouries with Palak aka spinach greens. Adding greens to the usual murukku will definitely make the simple murukku as a greenish murukku. Kids will enjoy munching this greenish murukku and i must say honestly that they were attracted by the colour of this chakli. And needless to say that this murukkus aka green deep fried beauties are loaded with spinach, obviously eventhough they are deepfried they are still healthy for kids.

Palak chakli, Spinach Murukku

Make this different chaklis for this year's Diwali/Deepavali, the popular Indian festival of lights. Surprise your loved ones and relatives by sharing this ultimate Palak chakri/Spinach murukkus for any festivals or else for an evening snack. With usual rice flour, gram flour, pureed spinach with usual spices, you can make this fabulous murukks for this special festival. Making this greens based murukku during festival is definitely a best way to sneak this healthy spinach as well.

Palak Chakli, Keerai Murukku

2cups Rice flour
1cup Gram flour
1cup Spinach puree
3tbsp Hot Oil
2tbsp Sesame seeds
1tsp Cumin seeds
1/2tsp Red chilly powder
1/4tsp Asafoetida powder
Oil for deepfrying

Take the rice flour, spinach puree and gram flour in a large bowl.

Now add the hot oil,sesame seeds, red chilly powder to the flours and knead the flours by sprinkling the water (if needed).

Heat the oil for deepfrying and take a ball of dough, put in the muruku press.

Squeeze out the murukku over a greased plate and drop gently to hot oil, fry until the oil stops bubbling.

Spinach Murukku

Drain the excess of oil in a paper towel..

Conserve in an air tightened box.

This murukkus stays crunchy even after two weeks.


Pavani said... Reply To This Comment

LOVE the addition of spinach puree in those murukku. What a vibrant green color -- they look great.

Anonymous said... Reply To This Comment

Wow this Green Chakli looks superb. I make Spinach Sev but never tried chakli.. surely will give it a try. Lovely pics

Archana said... Reply To This Comment

Happy Diwali Priya! These muruku sound and look delicious.

Avin said... Reply To This Comment

Lovely green color from the palak. Super yum. I love the crispy chakli's❤❤

jayashree said... Reply To This Comment

Spinach chaklis looks tasty. I have not tried this kind, should make it sometime. Thanks for sharing.

Nisha said... Reply To This Comment

Yet to try these Priya. Spinach addition must have enhanced its flavour. :)

Priya Srinivasan - I Camp in My Kitchen said... Reply To This Comment

Lovely color priya and such a healthy murukku!

Unknown said... Reply To This Comment

Palak chakli this looks so yumm, excellent idea to add palak purée and give a healthy twist.

Hayley said... Reply To This Comment

I love these chaklis as you have used palak flavours in there, something different!

veena said... Reply To This Comment

Super Priya...healthy bhi aur tasty bhi :)!!

cookingwithsapana said... Reply To This Comment

Wow, adding palak in chakali is a nice and innovative idea. Love to try it.