Friday 7 February 2014

Potato Raita/Urulaikizhangu raita

Today I am sharing with you a very healthy, easy quick and delicious potato raita. An absolute winner among the kids, I sometimes make them as evening snacks for my girls. Without much introduction I am moving on to the recipe, do check out my other raita recipes here.

Here’s how to make Potato Raita with step by step photos…


Potatoes [boiled]
2 cups
Cumin powder
½ tsp
Black pepper powder
¼ tsp
Garam masala powder
¼ tsp
As needed

For Tempering

1 tsp
Mustard seeds
¼ tsp
Cumin seeds
¼ tsp
Green chillies
1 or 2 finely chopped
One pinch
Curry leaves
Preparation time: 5 minutes
Cooking time: 10-12 minutes
Serves: 2-4


Wash, boil, peel and cube the potatoes.

Add yogurt, cumin powder, black pepper powder, garam masala powder, salt to the cubed potatoes and mix well.

Heat oil in a pan, splutter mustard seeds, add cumin seeds, green chillies, asafoetida, curry leaves fry for about a minute and switch off the stove.

Add the tempering to the potatoes and mix well.

Super healthy, delicious and cooking potato raita is ready to be enjoyed. Serve it rotis, chapathis or just as an evening snack for your kids.

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  1. Priya your raita looks so so good and creamy :) liking your idea of using curry leaves in dahe :) shall try

  2. Never tried raita with potatoes and definitely this tempting side is in the pipeline.

  3. My mum makes this a lot but without tarka, will will try it with tarka
    Keep in touch

  4. Very Delicious ...........!

  5. Love this raitha with potato....looks awesome dear.....

  6. Thanks a lot to each and every one of you for all your kind and encouraging words....

  7. I too prepare this raita sissy! I just love it with rice.. Your recipe too is good :)

  8. It would taste like stew right?... I love the ease of making looks creamy and finger licking delicious

  9. I love this one,my all time favorite

  10. Have never tried a raita with potatoes ! very interesting

  11. very interesting raita :) and looks very yummy !!

  12. Thanks a lot to each and every one of you for your lovely comments....


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