Chakli is one of the favorite tea time snack . Adding Palak purée gives it a lovely flavour and colour along with the nutrition.
Spinach - 1 bunch
Mint leaves - 1/4 cup
Coriander leaves - 1/2 cup
Green chillies - 3 - 4
Maida - 1 cup
Rice flour - 1/2 cup
Besan - 1/2 cup
Sesame seeds - 1 tbsp
Oil or butter - 2 tbsps
Salt - To taste
Baking powder - 1 pinch
Oil - to fry
Wash the greens, cut them and boil adding little salt, pinch of baking powder to retain the green colour. Blend the purée and let it cool.
In a large platter take the three flours, sesame seeds, little salt and 2 tbsps oil. Mix them.
Knead this adding the purée little by little.
Grease the chakli mould and put the dough into it.
Make chaklis and keep them on on a greased surface.
Heat the oil in a pan and fry them on medium and low flame turning the sides until crisp.
Remove them on an absorbent paper. Allow them to cool before putting them in an air tight container. Enjoy them with your tea.
This is a winning recipe in an event " Innovative Spinach Recipes" hosted by AADI CLUB