Peanut Pakoda, Shingdana Bhajiya

Peanut Pakoda, Shingdana Bhajiya

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Hot, crunchy, spicy pakodas perfect for the monsoon! The Peanut Pakoda is made with a batter of besan, whole wheat flour and crushed peanuts along with chopped spinach and spice powders, in proportions that give it a wonderfully crispy texture and totally irresistible flavour.

Served with sweet chutney and green chutney, these Peanut Pakodas are like a dream come true, and the only reaction you can expect from your family and friends is: “More, Please!”

Serve with a cup of Elaichi Tea or coffee .

Peanut Pakoda, Shingdana Bhajiya recipe - How to make Peanut Pakoda, Shingdana Bhajiya

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 4 servings
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3/4 cup roasted and coarsely crushed peanuts
3/4 cup besan (bengal gram flour)
1/2 cup whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta)
3/4 cup shredded spinach (palak)
1 tbsp warm oil
1 1/2 tbsp finely chopped green chillies
1 tbsp lemon juice
1/4tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp chilli powder
1/4 tsp garam masala
salt to taste
oil for deep-frying

For Serving
green chutney
sweet chutney

  1. Combine all the ingredients along with approx. ½ cup of water in a deep bowl and mix well.
  2. Heat the oil in a deep non-stick pan, drop small spoonfuls of batter in the oil, few at a time, and deep-fry till they turn golden brown in colour from all the sides. Drain on an absorbent paper.
  3. Serve immediately with green chutney and sweet chutney.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy457 cal
Protein15.3 g
Carbohydrates35.5 g
Fiber9.4 g
Fat29.7 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium37.1 mg
Peanut Pakoda Video by Tarla Dalal


Peanut Pakoda, Shingdana Bhajiya
 on 06 Jul 17 09:39 AM

Too good! I loved the texture, the combination of ingredients and the look - all of it. I didn''t have palak, so I added loads of coriander. With the two chutneys, this awesome snack is a must try....
Peanut Pakoda, Shingdana Bhajiya
 on 19 Jul 16 12:37 PM

Peanut pakoda.. this is something different.. as i have never tried.. but when i made for my guest.. they were amazed with this peanut pakoda.. and all just loved it..