Palak ka Raita

Palak ka Raita by Madhu Varma


  1. Palak – 1 kg, cleaned washed and chopped
  2. Zeera – 2Teaspoons
  3. Garlic – 6 cloves, chopped
  4. Red Chillies – 4
  5. Mustard Oil – 4Tablespoons
  6. Yoghurt – 800 gms
  7. Mustard Powder – 4 Teaspoons
  8. Sugar – 1 Teaspoon
  9. Salt – To Taste


Heat half the oil, add the zeera garlic and chillies. Then add the spinach and salt. Cover and cook for a few minutes. Then cook without the lid so that the water dries up. When done, let it cool and mash with a fork. Do not put it in a blender. Beat the yoghurt with mustard, salt and sugar. Add 1 tablespoon mustard oil, without heating. Then mix the spinach. Swirl 2 teaspoons of fresh mustard oil on top before serving.

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