onion tomato raita recipe

Onion tomato raita recipeWith video and step by step photos – it is one of the easiest as well as one of the most commonly made Indian raita.

You don’t need any special ingredient for this raita as the main ingredients like onion, tomatoes and green chili are most of the times available in every kitchen. In fact, these three ingredients are kind of must in most Indian recipes.

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onion tomato raita

This raita goes well with pulao, biryani or even with roti-sabzi or dal-rice. Pulao and biryani are usually served with accompanying raita. Use fresh yogurt/ curd always to make raita. Vegan can make the same raita with cashew curd.

Making onion tomato raita is very easy. finely chop all the ingredients onion, tomato, green chili, mint leaves or coriander leaves. Then mix them well with curd seasoned with salt and some spice powders. While serving top the raita with mint or coriander leaves. Another variation of this raita is this Onion raita recipe.

If you are looking for more Raita recipes then do check Boondi raita, Cucumber raita, Tomato raita and Bhindi raita.
Onion tomato raita recipe video

How to make onion tomato raita

1. In a bowl, whisk the 1 cup curd (yogurt) till smooth.

curd for onion tomato raita recipe

2. add 1 small to medium sized finely chopped onion to the whisked curd.

adding onions to make onion tomato raita recipe

3. add 1 small to medium sized finely chopped tomato.

adding tomatoes to make onion tomato raita recipe

4. Add 2 to 3 tsp chopped mint leaves (pudina) & 1 finely chopped green chili. Instead of mint leaves you can also add chopped coriander leaves or a mix of both.

add mint to onion tomato raita recipe

5. Adding 1 tsp roasted cumin powder, ⅛ tsp red chili powder and salt as required.

adding spices to onion tomato raita recipe

6. Mix the raita well.

mix - onion tomato raita recipe

7. Serve onion tomato raita with pulao, biryani or with other rice dishes. If you want you can even garnish this raita with a few mint or coriander leaves.

onion tomato raita recipe

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onion tomato raita

5 from 5 votes
Onion tomato raita is one of the easiest raita made using onion, tomato, green chili and mint
onion tomato raita recipe
Author:Dassana Amit
Prep Time:10 mins
Total Time:10 mins
Course:side dish
Servings (change the number to scale):2 to 3
(1 CUP = 250 ML)


  • 1 cup curd (dahi or yogurt) - dairy or vegan
  • 1 small to medium sized onion, finely chopped
  • 1 small to medium sized tomato, finely chopped
  • 1 green chili, finely chopped
  • 2 to 3 teaspoon chopped mint leaves or coriander leaves or a mix of both
  • teaspoon red chili powder (lal mirch powder)
  • 1 teaspoon roasted cumin powder (bhuna jeera powder)
  • salt as required
  • few mint leaves or coriander leaves for garnishing (optional)


  • Rinse the onion, tomatoes, mint leaves and green chili.
  • Finely chop them.
  • Whisk the curd.
  • Add the finely chopped onion, tomato, mint leaves and green chili in the curd.
  • Add cumin powder, red chili powder and salt. Mix very well.
  • Serve the onion tomato raita. If you want you can also garnish the onion tomato raita with mint or coriander leaves and serve with Pulao, Biryani.


Nutrition Info (approximate values)

Nutrition Facts
onion tomato raita
Amount Per Serving
Calories 118 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Fat 4g6%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 15mg5%
Sodium 1303mg57%
Potassium 433mg12%
Carbohydrates 15g5%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 10g11%
Protein 5g10%
Vitamin A 670IU13%
Vitamin C 15.8mg19%
Calcium 176mg18%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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Dassana Amit

Dassana Amitnamaste and welcome to vegrecipesofindia.com which i started in feb 2009 and is a pure vegetarian blog. i have been passionate about cooking from childhood and began to cook from the age of 10. later having enrolled in a home science degree greatly enhanced my cooking & baking skills and took it to a different level which i now share as foolproof recipes. i was formally trained both in mainstream indian as well as international cuisines.

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16 comments/reviews

  1. nice to get a variety of raita since i love raita very much. Thanx.

    • welcome jayanta

  2. I only thought that it is very hard to make raita. But it is so easy that I can make daily and have it in both lunch and dinner.
    Thanks for such lovely and easy recipe.5 stars

    • welcome yuvina

  3. Thanks a lot I have tried your besan laddu recipe, It actually helped me a lot I finally made nice laddus.

    Thanks And God Bless

    • welcome ashish. thanks for sharing positive feedback on besan laddu and for your blessings.

  4. Wonderful I can lose my weight

  5. I simply loved the raita receipe. I dint hv anything to serve with Dal Makhani and rice. I read this receipe and served it to my husband. Quikie after a long day at work. Refreshing too.5 stars

    • thanks gopika. nice to know this.

  6. Thank you for all your recipes, made several dishes from your website, all were a success.

    • welcome natasha and thank you.

  7. I tried and found very tasty .
    Thanks5 stars

    • welcome rajesh

  8. Hi Dassana, Are you located in India or US? Just trying to figure out if I should ask about ingredients in US or not 🙂 I dont like the cumin power we get at the indian grocery store here. Wondering whats a good one to get.

    • Hi Chandni
      I am located in India.

  9. Love raita! Its so versatile and your recipe looks so delish!