Aloo Raita Recipe / Potato Raita

    Aloo Raita recipe is a simple and easy-to-make North Indian side dish.Main ingredients used in this raita recipe are potatoes and curd. While potatoes are loaded with carbohydrates and starch, curd is a rich source of calcium.

               

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Aloo Raita

            

                                  Preparation Time : 10 min Cooking Time : 10 min

                       Serves: 2
Recipe Category: North 
Indian
Course:
Side dish, Raita
Author: Resmarani

INGREDIENTS OF ALOO RAITA

  • Thick Curd – 1 cup
  • Aloo – 2 small Boiled,small cube cut
  • Roasted Jeera Powder – 1/4 tsp(optional)
  • Onion-1chopped
  • Tomato-1 chopped
  • Coconut-1/4 cup,grated
  • Green chili-3 chopped
  • Salt – to taste
    (you also add chili powder,chat masala-for more flavor)

Preparation

Steps of Aloo Raita recipe:

1.Pressure cook potatos for 3-4 whistles until soft but not too mushy.You should be able to cut into cubes thats the correct stage.Set it aside.

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2.Take curd in a bowl.Whisk it well.

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3.In a mixing bowl take all ingredients and mix properly.


4.Garnish with pomegranate seed /coriander leaves.

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Serve with pulao / biriyani.

A Quick Summary:

 INGREDIENTS

  • Thick Curd – 1 cup
  • Aloo – 2 small Boiled,small cube cut
  • Roasted Jeera Powder – 1/4 tsp(optional)
  • Onion-1chopped
  • Tomato-1 chopped
  • Coconut-1/4 cup,grated
  • Green chili-3 chopped
  • Salt – to taste
    (you also add chili powder,chat masala-for more flavor)

Directions:

1.Pressure cook potato for 3-4 whistles until soft but not too mushy.You should be able to cut into cubes thats the correct stage.Set it aside.
2.Take curd in a bowl.Whisk it well.
3.In a mixing bowl take all ingredients and mix properly.
4.Garnish with pomegranate seed /coriander leaves.

Serve with pulao / biriyani.

Health benefits of Potatoes

  1. Potatoes soothe stomach and duodenum ulcers and reduce stomach acidity.
  2. Potatoes are rich in Antioxidants which protect your cells against free radical damage. Free radicals are highly reactive compounds that can damage your cells .
  3. potatoes can regulate blood pressure.
  4. The alpha lipoic acid, a co enzyme present in the potatoes can help boost overall cognitive health.
  5. Potatoes help to remove Dark Circles and Puffy ( Source- ndtv.com)

 

Sweet corn & Strawberry Chaat

Sweet corn & Strawberry Chaat

Sweet Corn & Strawberry Chaat

Preparation Time : 10min

Cooking Time : 10min
Serves: 2
Course: Snack
Cuisine: Indian
Author: Resmarani

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 cup boiled sweet corn
  • 6-7 strawberries finely chopped
  • 1 medium onion finely chopped
  • 1 tomato finely chopped
  • 2 Green chillies finely chopped(optional)

Dressing:

  • 1 tsp chaat masala
  • 1 tsp black salt
  • 1 tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1 pinch Kashmiri chilli powder (optional)
  • Coriander leaves to garnish

Preparation

Steps of sweet corn & Strawberry chaat recipe:

1. Mix corn, strawberries, tomato and onion in a bowl.
2. Add all the dressing ingredients in this bowl and mix properly.
3. Enjoy this tangy chaat garnished with coriander leaves.

Hope you all will love this healthy chhat recipe.. Please do share your comments .

Happy cooking !!!!!!!!!!!!

Potato & Brinjal Dry/Aloo Baigan Sukha

Potato & Brinjal Dry/Aloo Baigan Sukha

It is perfect side dish for roti or rice.

PREP TIME:10 minutes
COOK TIME : 20 minutes
SERVINGS :2
COURSE:SIDE DISH
AUTHOR: RESMA RANI

INGREDIENTS:

1 cup – peeled potatoes, cut into long strips or small pieces
1 cup – Brinjal, cut into long strips or small pieces
1medium size- Onions, Sliced
1 tsp – Red Chilli powder
A pinch of Turmeric powder
A few Curry leaves
Salt
1 tsp – Oil
For Ground masala:
1tbs Chana dal
1tbs jeera
3-4 dry chilies

Preparation

Steps of making Aloo baigan sukha sabji:

  1. Dry roast 1tbs chana dal,1tbs jeera, 3-4 dry chilies for 2 min and grind it as powder and keep aside.

 

 

 

2.Heat oil in a non-stick pan and add mustard seeds. When they pop, add cumin seeds , curry leaves and onion.
3.Fry for a minute .

 

 

4.Then add potatoes, brinjal mix well.

 

 

5. Add turmeric powder, chilli powder, ground masala powder and salt and mix well.
6. Cover and allow the vegetables to cook for sometime.
7. Keep on low flame. Saute well and leave on the flame until the vegetables become soft and cooked.

 

 

8. Transfer to a serving bowl and enjoy with steaming hot rice or chapattis.

 

 

Enjoy…..Happy cooking!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!