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Beetroot Potato Pomegranate Raita | Beetroot Raita

Beetroot Potato Pomegranate Raita | Beetroot Raita recipe is an easy to make, colourful yogurt dip that uses boiled beets, boiled potatoes, pomegranate and fresh grated coconut.
Course Accompaniment
Cuisine Indian
Keyword Beetroot raita, Healthy side dish, Raita
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings 4
Author Lata Lala

Ingredients

  • 1 big beetroot boiled
  • 2 medium potatoes boiled
  • 1/2 cup Pomegranate arils
  • 1/3 cup fresh coconut grated
  • 1 teaspoon roasted cumin powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon red chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 3 cups yoghurt curd
  • salt as required
  • 1/2 teaspoon chat masala

For tempering (tadka)

  • 1 teaspoon clarified butter ghee
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1 sprig curry leaves

For Garnishing

  • Few mint leaves
  • Fresh coriander leaves

Instructions

Boil the beetroot and potatoes until tender

  • To make this raita, cook the beetroot and potatoes by boiling it in cooker until it turns soft.
  • To check if it is cooked, insert the knife and check If it is cooked. Cool, peel and roughly chop the beetroot and potatoes in pieces¬† and keep it aside.

Whisk the curd, add all spices

  • Take curd in a mixing bowl. Add roasted cumin powder, red chili powder, salt, sugar and chat masala to it.
  • With a whisk mix everything well until the curd is smooth and the spices are incorporated.

Prepare the tempering

  • In a small pan, add ghee. Once heated put mustard seeds. Once it splutter, add cumin. Add curry leaves, chopped and boiled potatoes, beets and grated coconut.
  • Toss it for a while. Switch off the flame and add this to whisked curds.
  • After that, put¬†pomegranate arils and garnish with coriander & mint leaves.
  • Serve chilled.

Notes

To make this raita recipe vegan, just replace the regular curd with Vegan curd/yogurt.