onion tomato raita

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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 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 and Cucumber 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 & 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 recipe

onion tomato raita

Onion tomato raita is one of the easiest raita made using onion, tomato, green chili and mint
5 from 6 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Cuisine Indian
Course Side Dish
Servings 2 to 3


  • 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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  1. 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

  2. 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

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

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