Spinach raita Recipe

This is a different type of raita which can be mixed with plain white rice like sambaar,kootu. Try it.... You can do the same with vegetables like white pumpkin or suraikaai instead of spinach.
Spinach raita picture


Preparation Time2 MinCooking Time10 Min
Ready In12 MinDifficulty LevelVery Easy
Health IndexAverageServings4
Speciality, Vegetarian
Main IngredientInterest Group, , ,


 Spinach1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped
 Curd1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Coconut pieces4 Tablespoon, shredded (To Grind)
 Red chillies3 (To Grind)
 Garlic10 Gram (To Grind)
 Mustard seeds1⁄2 Teaspoon (To Grind)
 Salt3⁄4 Teaspoon (To Grind)
 Oil1 Teaspoon (To season)
 Mustard seeds1 Teaspoon (To season)
 Urad dal1 Teaspoon (To season)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 120 Calories from Fat 74

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 9 g13.4%

Saturated Fat 5.8 g29.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 7.3 mg

Sodium 400.3 mg16.7%

Total Carbohydrates 8 g2.7%

Dietary Fiber 2.2 g8.7%

Sugars 4.2 g

Protein 4 g7.5%

Vitamin A 17.8% Vitamin C 24.4%

Calcium 10% Iron 5.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


* Boil the spinach or the vegetables till tender with some salt.

* Grind the said ingrediants like a paste.

* Mix the grind paste to the curd with 1/4 cup water.

* Add the boiled spinach or the boiled vegetable and mix.

* Heat oil in a small pan add mustard seeds and let it splutter. Then add urad dal and pour this to the curd ( Do not heat the curd ).

* If this is too thick then add some water and salt accordingly.

* Pour this over cooked white rice , mix, eat and enjoy this different and tasty dish.