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Potato Spinach Pancake/Aloo Palak Cheela

Course Breakfast, lunch
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 1


Measuring cup (1 cup = 250 ml)


  • Firstly peel the skin and grate 2 large potatoes.[Appx 1 cup]
  • Soak grated potato for 5 minutes in cold water so that starch of potato is separated.
  •  Squeeze excess water, else you end up adding more flour.
  • Add chopped spinach leaves, salt, besan , cornflour , pepper powder, turmeric powder, garam masala powder, salt and mix well. Do not add water. Divide the mixture into two portions.If the batter is watery then add besan as required.
  • Heat one teaspoon oil in a shallow non-stick pan, spread one portion of potato mixture on the pan thinly[square or round shape] and cook, turning sides, till crisp. Similarly prepare more cheelas with the remaining mixture.
  • Serve hot with chutney to ketchup.


spread as thin as possible, of the shape of your choice.