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Palak Ka Raita - Spinach Raita - Spinach In Yogurt

User Rating 5 Star Rating (2 Reviews)


This raita is both tasty and nutritious. Serve it with your favorite daal and plain boiled or fragrant rice for a lovely vegetarian meal!


  • 2 tbsps vegetable/ canola/ sunflower cooking oil
  • 1 bunch spinach, washed and chopped fine (approximately 1/2 lb or 250 gms)
  • 2" piece of ginger grated
  • 2 green chillies chopped very fine (optional)
  • 1 cup fresh, thick unsweetened yogurt - whisked till smooth
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 tbsps vegetable/ canola/ sunflower cooking oil
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 5 cloves garlic chopped very fine
  • 1 dry red chilli broken into small pieces


  • Heat the cooking oil in a pan on medium heat. Add the spinach, ginger and green chillies to it and cook till the spinach is soft. Remove from fire and allow to cool.
  • Put the spinach mixture into a mixing bowl. Add the yogurt and salt to taste. Stir to blend all ingredients well. Keep aside for now.
  • Heat the remaining cooking oil in a small pan and when hot, add the cumin seeds, chopped garlic and dry red chilli pieces. Fry till spluttering stops and the spices are slightly darker.
  • When this happens, remove from heat and pour evenly over the yogurt spinach mixture. Sir to blend and serve.
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 5 out of 5
delicious, Member rehanaam

the palak raitha receipe was definitely easy to make and so delicious and cooling. will definitely make it regularly when we have parathas or chapathis at home and will be a good one to try on guests too. thank you for this raitha recipe which is different.

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