Recipe Malabar Spinach Fritters

Malabar Spinach Fritters


As far as Bengali cuisine is concerned the general impression is that Bengali cuisine is about fish, rice and the typical Bengali sweets; contrary to this belief a wide variety of vegetarian dishes, which includes leafy vegetables (what we call in Bengali Shak) form an intrinsic part of Bengali cuisine.One particular type of leafy vegetable which is easily available almost everywhere in the country and is also a Bengali favourite is Malabar spinach also called the Indian spinach. It is a tropical climbing vine and Bengalis call it Pui Shaak. Here I am sharing with you a very simple snack recipe made with Malabar Spinach leaves. It is a home-made snack, very tasty to eat and quick and easy to prepare.


  • turmeric Powder - 1/4 th tsp
  • Mustared Oil - 1 cup
  • Pui pata / Malabar spinach leaves - 8-10
  • Kalo jeera / kalonji - 1/2 tsp
  • garlic Paste - 1/2 tsp
  • Baking Soda - 1/4 th tsp
  • Salt as per taste
  • Besan / Gram flour - 1/2 cup
  • Red Chilli powder - 1/2 tsp

Enjoy your meal!

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