Palak Raita | Spinach Raita

Palak Raita | Spinach Raita is a light, refreshing yogurt-based dip made with fresh spinach leaves. This Palak Raita is super nutritious and iron-rich.  Spinach raita is an ideal side dish that pairs well with biryanis, Beetroot Rice, pulao, stuffed parathas, Nachni Methi Theplas, and more such dishes.

Benefits of Spinach

Spinach also popularly known as Palak is such a superfood and is so rich in proteins, iron, minerals, and vitamins. It is low in calories and packed with nutrients. This leafy green is so good for hair and skin growth as well. Including this in our diet on a daily basis will surely improve our health. Moreover, this leafy green is easily available in the market and is very affordable. So it is easy to prepare recipes with spinach. Try out these recipes made with Spinach/Palak at home:
Palak Paneer
Palak Paneer Bhurjee
Spinach Pooris
Spinach Corn Sandwich

how to make spinach raita / recipe of palak raita

The Step-by-Step recipe of Palak Raita will make you enter your kitchen and cook away. It is such a breeze recipe to prepare at home and oh so guilt-free. I recommend you guys to try this palak raita and kindly let me know your feedback.

For more easy and soothing raitas check the recipes below:
Capsicum Raita
Boondi Raita
Burhani Raita
Farali Peanut Curd Raita

Recipe of Spinach Raita, Palak Raita

Palak Raita Spinach Raita

Hetal Kamdar
Palak Raita | Spinach Raita is a light, refreshing yogurt-based dip made with fresh spinach leaves. This Palak Raita is super nutritious and iron-rich.  Spinach raita is ideal side dish that pairs well biryanis, pulao, and stuffed parathas.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4
Calories 76 kcal

Ingredients
 
 

  • 1 cup Curd or Yogurt
  • ½ cup washed and chopped Spinach
  • 1 small finely chopped onion
  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • ½ tsp Cumin seeds or jeera
  • 2-3 dry red chilies
  • ½ tsp red chili powder
  • 1 tsp Cumin or jeera powder
  • 1 tsp cooking oil
  • Salt as per taste

Instructions
 

  • Firstly, take 1 cup of yogurt in a bowl add salt, red chili powder, cumin powder and whisk it till there are no lumps remaining.
  • Keep all the ingredients for the raita ready on a plate.
  • Now heat oil in a small pan, add cumin seeds, dry chilies, onions and garlic in it.
  • Cook for 2 minutes on a low flame till they turn brown in color.
  • Add chopped spinach leaves in it and cook for another 1 minute and switch off the flame.
  • Let it cool for 2-3 minutes before adding it to the yogurt.

Nutrition

Calories: 76kcalCarbohydrates: 9gProtein: 3gFat: 4gSaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 8mgSodium: 42mgPotassium: 250mgFiber: 1gSugar: 5gVitamin A: 742IUVitamin C: 36mgCalcium: 99mgIron: 1mg
Keyword Easy Raita, Palak Raita, Spinach Raita
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Nutrition Facts
Palak Raita Spinach Raita
Amount Per Serving
Calories 76 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Fat 4g6%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 8mg3%
Sodium 42mg2%
Potassium 250mg7%
Carbohydrates 9g3%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 742IU15%
Vitamin C 36mg44%
Calcium 99mg10%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Step-by-Step Recipe of Palak Raita

Method:
1. Firstly, take 1 cup of yogurt in a bowl, add salt, red chili powder, Cumin powder, and whisk it till there are no lumps remaining.

curd for spinach Raita

2. Keep all the ingredients for the raita ready on a plate.

ingredients for spinach raita

3. Now heat oil in a small pan, add cumin seeds, dry chilies, onions, and garlic in it.

4. Cook for 2 minutes on a low flame till they turn brown in color.

spinach Raita / Palak Raita

5. Add chopped spinach leaves to it and cook for another 1 minute and switch off the flame.

benefits of spinach / palak raita

6. Let it cool for 2-3 minutes before adding it to the yogurt.

how to make spinach raita / recipe of palak raita

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