potato raita recipe, aloo raita recipe
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potato raita

simple and easy potato raita for pulao and biryani dishes.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: side dish
Cuisine: north indian
Servings: 3 to 4
Calories: 78kcal
Author: Dassana Amit


  • 1 cup curd (dahi or yogurt) or 250 grams dahi
  • 2 medium or 1 large potato Or ⅔ to ¾ cup chopped boiled potatoes or 125 to 150 grams potato
  • ½ teaspoon roasted cumin powder (bhuna jeera powder)
  • ¼ teaspoon red chili powder (lal mirch powder) or as required
  • ¼ to ½ teaspoon chaat masala, add as required
  • 1 tablespoon chopped coriander leaves (dhania patta)
  • ½ tablespoon chopped mint leaves or 4 to 5 mint leaves (pudina patta) - chopped
  • salt as required


  • firstly boil 2 medium or 1 large potato in pressure cooker or steamer. peel and chop the potatoes.
  • in a bowl, whisk 1 cup fresh curd till smooth and keep aside.
  • add the chopped potatoes.
  • then add the dry spices - 1/2 tsp roasted cumin powder, 1/4 tsp red chili powder, 1/4 to 1/2 tsp chaat masala powder. also add salt as required. you can also use black salt.
  • stir very well.
  • then add 1 tbsp chopped coriander leaves and 1/2 tbsp chopped mint leaves.
  • stir again and serve aloo raita with a veg pulao or any flavored indian rice. if not serving immediately, then refrigerate the potato raita. garnish with coriander or mint sprigs while serving. you can also sprinkle some boondi or sev while serving the raita.


chaat masala - dry pomegranate seeds powder or dry mango powder/amchur.
red chili powder - cayenne pepper or green chilies
potato - sweet potato


Calories: 78kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 10mg | Sodium: 821mg | Potassium: 301mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 165IU | Vitamin C: 5.2mg | Calcium: 113mg | Iron: 1.6mg