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onion tomato raita recipe - one of the easiest raita made using onion, tomato, green chili and mint
5 from 3 votes

onion tomato raita recipe with video and step by step photos – it is one of the easiest as well as one of the most commonly made indian raita.

onion tomato 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.

this raita goes well with pulao, biryani or even with roti-sabzi or dal-rice. pulao and biryani are usually served with an 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 recipe.

onion tomato raita recipe details below:

onion tomato raita recipe

Author:Dassana Amit
Prep Time:10 minutes
Total Time:10 minutes
Course:side dish
Servings (change the number to scale):2 to 3
5 from 3 votes
onion tomato raita recipe
onion tomato raita recipe - one of the easiest raita made using onion, tomato, green chili and mint

INGREDIENTS FOR onion tomato raita recipe

(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)

HOW TO MAKE onion tomato raita recipe

  • 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.


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lets start step by step onion tomato raita recipe:

1. in a bowl, whisk the 1 cup curd/dahi/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 you can also add chopped coriander leaves/dhania patta 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

quick recap of onion tomato raita recipe with video:



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namaste 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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20 comments/reviews

  1. I want to know what is that 3rd dish with veg biryani and raita in the pic after 7 th step… Plz do share it looks yummy

  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.

  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

  4. 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. Thank you for all your recipes, made several dishes from your website, all were a success. What is the third dish in the first picture for this recipe please I can see raita, rice and what is the third one? Once again thank you.

  6. 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.