Keerai Pachadi/Palak Raita

Keerai Pachadi/palak Raita Recipe

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About Keerai Pachadi/palak Raita Recipe:

A healthy and delicious dinner of cooked greens mixed with seasoned curd and tempering. Palak Raita is a refreshing vitamin, mineral and protein-packed yogurt dip made from fresh spinach and yogurt, tempered with cumin. This is one of my family favourites and we love to serve the Palak Raita, as a salad or along with Parathas or as a side dish along with a main course meal. It is an easy and healthy raita recipe made with yogurt, cooked spinach and spices. 

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Ingredients for Keerai Pachadi/palak Raita Recipe

  • 2 cup Thick curd
  • 100 gram Keerai washed and finely chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cumin Powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Red chilli powder
  • As required Salt
  • As required Ingredients for Tempering
  • 1/2 teaspoon Mustard seeds
  • 1 teaspoon Split white urad dal
  • 1 sprig Curry leaves
  • 2 No.s Dry red chilli
  • 1 teaspoon Oil
Nutrition
  • 10g Fat(13.30%)
  • 12g Protein(15.79%)
  • 51g Carbs(67.15%)
  • 2g Fiber(2.89%)
  • Other(0.88%)
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MacroNutrients
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  • Protein
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Vitamins & Minerals
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  • Vitamin A
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  • Vitamin E
  • Copper
  • Magnesium
  • Manganese
  • Phosphorus
  • Selenium
  • Zinc

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment

Directions

How to Make Keerai Pachadi/palak Raita Recipe

step 1

STEP 01

Preheat a wok and add ½ tsp oil, add 100 gms chopped spinach or any greens of choice, salt to taste. Sit fry till leaves are wilted and softened. Cover the pan and allow it to cook in the steam for 2 to3 minutes. Turn off the heat and allow the spinach to cool.

step 2

STEP 01

To make the seasoning, preheat a pan, add 1 tsp oil, ½ tsp mustard seeds, 1 tsp split white urad dal. Allow the seeds to crackle and the urad dal to turn golden. Add 1 sprig curry leaves torn, 2 dry red chillies broken. Turn off the heat.

step 3

STEP 01

To assemble the keerai pachadi, in a mixing bowl whisk 2 cups curd, the cooked spinach, ¼ tsp cumin powder, salt and whisk to combine well.

step 4

STEP 01

Lastly pour the seasoning over the spinach raita and give it a stir.