palak raita

Palak Raita | Spinach Raita Recipe | Raita Recipes

What is Palak Raita?

Raita is a simple accompaniment wherein yogurt is seasoned and combined with some spices or vegetables or even fruits in some cases. Palak raita is mild and healthy raita preparation. It has a simple flavour of carom seeds and black pepper. Palak raita can be served with stuffed parathas, pulao etc. Do try this recipe as it is a

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Let’s talk about the ingredients for Spinach Raita

Any raita recipe calls for yogurt: It should be fresh. It is important to whisk the yogurt very well. The consistency of Spinach raita is thick so use creamy and thick yogurt for best results.

Palak raita further calls for palak and seasoning: I have always loved the raitas which call for tempering. And this one does that! Spinach raita is tempered with carom seeds. And it really compliments and enhances the flavour of palak resulting in a delicious raita.

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How To Make Palak Raita

1. Take 1 cup well-whisked yogurt in a mixing bowl

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2. Season yogurt with black salt and keep aside

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3. Heat 1 tsp ghee

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4. Add ¼ tsp carom seeds (ajwain)

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5. Let them crackle

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6. Add 1 cup chopped spinach

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7. Sauté on low flame till the water of spinach dries

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8. Add salt to taste and ¼ tsp black pepper powder. Mix well

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9.Add sautéed spinach to yogurt

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10. Mix well

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11. Garnish with little Kashmiri red chili powder

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12. Bon Appétit: Serve palak raita with matar pulao and masala papad

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Hi! I am CA Vini Mehta. A Chartered Accountant by profession, a food blogger by passion! First of all, I would like to thank you for stopping by at Viniscookbook, I hope you have a good time. Here, yo...u will find the recipes which have been tried, at times re-tried in my kitchen and relished on the dining table. I am mother of two kids and the wife of a person with a high and selective taste sense, so basically anything, before finding its place on the blog, has many levels to cross and clear. This journey started a couple of years back. Before that I was making the most usual kind of food. The only experiment used to be asking my mother how to make something new or different☺. Then, one day, I tried a recipe for butter cookies. And they did not get to go in the container as they were over before I could store them. That day I was introduced to the joy of experimenting with recipes. And I loved everything else that followed especially garnishing and photographing food. I am still not well versed with the photography dos and don’ts but I love to experiment and learn, be it photography or cooking. Hope you too enjoy this journey as much as I do☺! Stay healthy, stay tuned!.

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