Spinach Raita or Palak ka Raita is a interesting combination of palak leaves with mild spices blended in chilled curds.Quick , healthy and colourful side dish for hot parathas or spicy pulao.One more way of adding the greens to your diet.
|Spinach Raita / Palak Raita|
Chilled Curds - 1 cup
Spinach/palak leaves - 3/4 cup finely chopped
Chat Masala -1/4 tsp
Jeera pwd-1/2 tsp (opt)
Salt - to taste
oil-1/2 tsp (seasoning)
1/2 tsp mustard
1/2 tsp chana dal
1/2 tsp urad dal
1/2 tsp jeera
1-2 green chilies, finely chopped
Few curry leaves
Hing a pinch
Method - Take a bowl, mix the yogurt chopped spinach, chat masala and salt.Heat oil in a small pan. Add the mustard and cumin seeds. Next add the green chillies ,chana dal,urad dal ,curry leaves and hing.Fry for some time.Pour the seasoning over the yogurt.
Enjoy this raita with pulao or parathas.
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