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Traditional Palak Raita Recipe

Traditional Palak Raita is a popular Indian Side Dish
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On :
Friday, 26 August, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Saute Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 4
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  • Curd - 2 cups
  • Palak - A few leaves
  • Onions - 1/2
  • Green chillies - 2
  • Coriander leaves - A few, finely chopped
  • Ginger - 1/2 inch, grated
  • Mustard Seeds - A few
  • Jeera - A pinch
  • Oil - 1 tbsp
  • Salt to taste
  • How to Make Traditional Palak Raita:

    1. Wash palak with lukewarm water and chop them.
    2. Cut onions and green chillies into fine pieces.
    3. Heat 1 tbsp of cooking oil in a shallow pan.
    4. When it is sufficiently hot, add ginger and green chillies.
    5. When these are completely fried, add jeera and mustard seeds.
    6. Add onions to this seasoning and let it fry for a few minutes till it turns light brown.
    7. Then add cut palak and salt and allow it to fry.
    8. After a few minutes, close lid and cook it till it leaves some water.
    9. Then remove the lid and let the excess water evaporate.
    10. Once it is cooked, remove it from the stove and let it cool.
    11. After it has cooled down, add curd and garnish it with coriander leaves.


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