Palak Ka Raita / Spinach With Yogurt

4.30 from 3 votes

Simple cool and healthy Spinach raita... a healthy accompaniment with your meals.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 minute
Total Time 11 minutes
Servings 4


  • Spinach / palak .... 1 big bunch about 3 cups finely chopped
  • Green chillies .. 1-2 crushed or chopped very finely
  • Yogurt ........... 5-6 cups
  • Salt
  • Sugar .... 1/2 tsp optional
  • Roasted and ground cumin seed powder ... 1/2 tsp
  • Mustard seeds .. 1 tsp
  • Asafoetida - 1 pinch
  • Oil ... 2 tbsps.


  • Wash the spinach leaves and cut them very finely. In a pan heat one tbsp oil and saute the spinach for 2-3 minutes adding a little salt and crushed green chillies. Set aside to cool.
  • Whisk the yogurt adding a little salt, cumin powder and sugar (if you like it slightly sweeter taste)
  • Mix the sauteed spinach. Add a little water if you want a thinner consistency.
  • Heat the remaining oil in a pan and add the asafoetida and mustard seeds. When they crackle, add the tempering to the raita.

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