In aloo raita boiled potatoes are used, the combination of quite sweet potatoes along with tangy curd and spices gives a nice flavour of Aloo raita.
Ingredients for Aloo raita (Potato raita):
1 cup yogurt (dahi)
2 medium sized potato, boiled (aloo)
2 table-spoon mint leaves, finely chopped (Pudina)
1/2 t-spoon roasted ground cumin (Jeera)
1 green chili, finely chopped
1/2 t-spoon salt
1/2 t-spoon kala namak (if not available, then take salt instead)
1/4 t-spoon black pepper (Kali mirch)
1/4 t-spoon red chillies powder (lal mirch)
1/4 t-spoon chat masala (Optional)
10-15 fresh coriander leaves
1/2 cup water
How to make Aloo raita (Potato raita):
- Peel the potato (aloo) and chop it into small cubes.
- Take a medium sized bowl and add yogurt to it. Mash it with a blender or madani until it gets smooth. Add water and remaining ingredients except potato cubes and again mix them well.
- Now add potato to it and mix it again. Refrigerate Aloo raita for 1/2 hour
- Before serving, garnish Aloo raita with finely chopped coriander leaves and serve chilled.