How to make Crispy Spinach Parcels -

Deep fried spinach filled parcels.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Spinach bunch, Refined flour (maida) (मैदा)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Crispy Spinach Parcels

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Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Crispy Spinach Parcels Recipe

  • Spinach bunch 1 large

  • Refined flour (maida) 2 cups

  • Baking soda 1/4 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Butter 3 tablespoons

  • Onion 1 medium

  • Pine nuts(chilgoza) 4 tablespoons

  • Oil to deep fry

Method

Step 1

To make the dough place flour in a bowl, add baking soda, salt, 2 tbsps melted butter and sufficient water and knead into a soft dough.

Step 2

Blanch spinach in boiling water for 1 minute. Drain, squeeze out excess water and chop. Chop onion.

Step 3

Heat 1 tbsp butter in a non stick pan, add onion and let it sweat.

Step 4

Add spinach, salt, pine nuts and cook till dry. Transfer into a bowl and set aside to cool.

Step 5

Heat sufficient oil in a deep pan on medium heat.

Step 6

Divide the dough into 4 portions and roll out each portion, dusting with flour, into thin sheets.

Step 7

Dust a round cookie cutter with dry flour, place it on the rolled out dough and cut out roundels.

Step 8

Dampen the edges of the roundels, place a little spinach mixture in the centre and fold into a crescent shape.

Step 9

Seal the edges well. Slide them into the hot oil and deep fry on medium heat till golden and crisp.

Step 10

Drain on absorbent paper and serve hot.

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