How to make Aloo Aur Anaar Ka Raita | Potato Pomegranate Raita Recipe with step by step pics....
Today's blog post recipe is Aloo Anaar Ka Raita i.e. Potato Pomegranate Raita. It is very easy to prepare and awesomely delicious accompaniment which goes well with any Indian meal. Sharing recipe with step by step pictures in GIF format..
I really wanted to partake in this recipe, but it was getting postponed due to some reason or other. Finally, I'm able to post this today. The best thing about this raita that you can prepare this with individual ingredients or together.. In all the ways it tastes super delicious. As Pomegranates are seasonal by nature, so if not available, you can attempt this recipe with potatoes only, believe me you won't regret and love to make this delicious, super quick raita recipe again and again...
What's so special in this Raita Recipe? Well the first thing it is sweet in nature and tempered with mustard seeds and curry leaves which creates magic and makes this recipe super divine and awesomely delicious...
In today's recipe I have used baby potatoes which are normally used in the dum aloo recipe, but you can replace it with regular potatoes, if in case not easily available to you. Baby potatoes work great in this raita recipe.. Now it's up to you, how you want to go ahead with this recipe.
Let's get started ⬇
⚫Recipe type accompaniment
⚫Preparation time 10-12 minutes
⚫Cooking time 3-5 minutes
⚫1 cup boiled potatoes
⚫1 tbsp butter
⚫1 cup thick curd
⚫½ cup fresh, juicy Pomegranate arils
⚫4-5 tbsp powdered sugar or as per preference
⚫½ tsp cumin and fennel seeds powder
⚫⅓ tsp black pepper powder
⚫Salt to taste - (required ¼tsp)
⚫Coriander leaves for garnish
☑For tempering (tadka)
⚫½ tsp ghee
⚫½ tsp mustard seeds
⚫5-7 curry leaves
⚫2-3 green chilies (optional)
✔Step 1 Mise en place
◾Potatoes - washed, boiled, peeled and cut into halves or cut into little cubes and then heat the butter in a non stick pan and saute potatoes for 3-5 minutes. Allow it to cool down. Keep it aside until called for.
✔Step 2 Raita preparation
◾Whisk curd until smooth.
◾Add powdered sugar, cumin and fennel seeds powder, pinch of normal salt and black salt. Mix it all well.
◾Add sautéed baby potatoes and ¾ cup pomegranate arils. Mix it all well. (Note: ¼ cup Pomegranate arils and 4-5 potato halves keep it aside for garnish..
◾Now temper it with mustard seeds, curry leaves and green chilies.
◾Keep in the refrigerator for 15-20 minutes.
◾At the time of serving - garnish it with Pomegranate arils, sautéed baby potatoes, cilantro and curry leaves. Serve chilled..