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Potato pomegranate Raita - Potato pomegranate pachadi - Potato pomegranate yogurt salad - Healthy side dish for roti / rice

I love anything which adds flavor to plain yogurt. This one can be a dish by itself. Some time I want to have light meals still want to have balanced meal I will go for this kind of salad / pachadi. If you haven't tried combining yogurt with Potato and pomegranate you should try this. This is really tasty and filling recipe

Ingredients

Potato - 2 medium. (cook and mash it )
Pomegranate seeds - 3 tablespoon
Yogurt - 1/2 cup ( I have used 0% Greek yogurt. But you can use the homemade yogurt)
Onion - 1 (chopped finely)
Oil - 2 teaspoon
Green chillies - 3 (Slit into 2 and chopped into 2)
Urad dhal - 1 teaspoon
Chana dhal / bengal gram dhal - 1 teaspoon
Mustard seeds - 1/4 teaspoon
Cumin seeds - 1 teaspoon
Curry leaves - 10
Cilantro / coriander leaves - 1 tablespoon (finely chopped)
Water as needed
Salt to taste


Method:
Heat the oil in the pan and when it is hot add mustard seeds, cumin seeds and let it pop. Add urad dhal and chana dhal fry till they are brown in color. Add curry leaves and Onion and fry till onion is transparent or slight brown color. Add green chillies and mashed potato. Mix well. Switch off the flame. Add whipped yogurt, salt and required amount of water. Mix well. Add pomegranate and coriander leaves and mix well. 
Serve with roti / rice or as a starter
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14 comments:

  1. new kind of a raita, looks yum.

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  2. Wow!! looks very tempting..very healthy too!1

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  3. Healthy and tasty raita ..yummy !!

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  4. Fantstic and very delicious, guilt free raita, i can have a bowl anytime.

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  5. this would taste awesome with some biriyani!!!

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  6. Interesting recipe . yummy and healthy

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  7. can never say for raita. Looks very creamy and yummy

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  8. Nice one :) Pomegranate adds a fruity taste

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  9. raita with mashed potatoes sounds yum!!!

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  10. So innovative raita ....potato and pome's a different combination

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  11. Hey good recipe and so simple…! I love pomegranates with curds.. I think the flavor is just great that way. I am always been a big fan of pomegranate and I recently discovered KDD Harvest’s pomegranate juice which is a hot favourite of my kids.. can this be eaten with parathas? It will be a good Sunday morning breakfast!

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