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Thursday, March 28, 2013

Palak Chappathi - Spinach Chappathi

Palak Chappathi

Making kids eat green leaves is a difficult job. Try this spinach chappathi. Kids will love the green colour of this chappathi. Just roll and serve the chappathi. Please check below for step-wise instructions and pictures for making spinach chappathi or palak chappathi.

Preparation Time:     15 mins
Cook Time :                15 mins
Ready in :                   30 mins
Yields :                        9 Chappathi 

Chappathi Flour / Atta
1.5 Cups
Oil / Ghee 
9 tsp
Spinach Leaves tightly packed 
1.5 Cups
Green Chilly chopped
Turmeric powder
1/4 tsp
Cumin powder
1/4 tsp
Coriander powder
1/2 tsp
Spinach tightly packed 
1 Cup
Warm water 

  • Wash spinach leaves and blanch in hot water for 5 minutes. Grind the spinach with green chilly to a smooth paste in a blender.

  • Make a soft dough by adding chappathi flour, warm water, grind-ed spinach, turmeric, cumin powder, coriander powder and salt. Knead well and allow the dough to rest for 10 minutes.

  •  Take a fraction of a dough and make a ball the size of a medium lemon. Flatten the balls to 10-12 inches in diameter using rolling pin.

  • Heat dosa tawa and place the flatten dough ball. Drizzle 1/2 tsp of ghee or oil if needed. Cook till golden spots appear on some places. Turn and drizzle 1/2 tsp of oil. cook until golden spots appear on the other side also. Repeat the process for remaining flatten dough balls.

  •  Server Hot

Adjust chillies to your taste.

Other spinach / pasalai keerai recipes you may be interested 

Dal Palak - Spinach Dal
Palak Paneer - Spinach Paneer Gravy
Pasalai  keerai Thuvaram paruppu kootu - Spinach Toor Dal
Spinach Pasta
Pasalai Keerai Masiyal - Spinach Gravy - Palak Gravy
Palak Pulao - Spinach Rice
Pasalai Keerai Poriyal - Spinach Fry


  1. hey nithya that was nice way to add greens

    i usually just chop the spinach and other greens togetehr and mix in atta
    i have that roti on my space u can check it out
    this one is nice green roti

    also since u hv comments on moderation can u pls word captcha as i can hardly see what is there


    1. Thanks Meena.. will check roti in your space..

  2. Easy way to eat spinach :) I love this idea..

  3. Wow what healthy Chapathi. This is my first time here and happy to follow you :-)

  4. Wow! Spinach chapati looks so yummy and delicious. Thanks for sharing Nithya :-)

  5. Superb not only chapatti all the other items are also best especially I like palak paneer because I searched for that all that was adding cream and chasew but urs all dishes are all very healthy


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