Halwai December 12, 2019


• Spinach-1 bunch
• Besan-1 cup
• Ginger-garlic paste-1 tsp
• Green chillies-3, finely chopped
• Cumin seeds-1 tsp
• Chilli powder to taste
• Salt to taste
• Sesame seeds-1 tsp
• Red chillies-2
• Curry leaves-6
• Hing a pinch
• Mustard seeds-1/4 tsp
• Dry Coconut powder-to garnish


  1. Mix finely chopped spinach, besan, ginger-garlic paste, cumin, chilli powder, salt, chopped green chillies. Make balls out of this mixture. Deep fry in oil and keep aside. In a pan take spoon full of oil, add sesame seeds, curry leaves, hing, and mustard seeds, let it splutter.
  2. Then add spinach balls to this, one cup of water and let it cook until water gets evaporated.
  3. Garnish with coconut powder. Serve with rice or chapattis.

Recipe courtesy of Veena Bhaskar