Tomato Raita Recipe with step by step pictures

A good accompaniment to rice varieties and it is my fav side dish for Ven-pongal ,the famous South Indian breakfast dish. Yes, gotsu / tangy stew is the preferred side and even coconut sambar and chutney is a good side but I like this raita with Pongal!

Tomato Raita Recipe


You need:
Tomatoes – 2
Curd – 2 cups,fresh and thick
Curry leaves – a few
Red chilles -2 ,broken into bits
Salt-To taste


Mustard seeds -1/2 teaspoon
Urad dhal – 1/2 teaspoon
Asafoetida- a pinch

Pressure cook / microwave the tomato, peel and mash well.Let it cool completely.

Beat the yogurt well. Add salt, mashed tomato and mix once more

Tomato Raita Recipe

Heat a small pan with oil and add mustard, red chili, curry leaves.

Tomato Raita Recipe

Once the mustard pops, add asafoetida powder and pour over the raita and mix well

Tomato Raita Recipe

Serve with a rice / dish of your choice.

Tomato Raita Recipe

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