Seduce Your Tastebuds

Seduce Your Tastebuds

Wednesday, 29 February 2012

Manathakkali Vatral Raita

Another tasty way to take in Manathakkali vatral is in the raita form.Here is a simple and easy raita with numerous health benefits.Yogurt is a coolant and has Calcium and manathakkali vatral has medicinal properties of cleansing the internal organs.

You need:

Thick Yogurt / Curd - 1 cup
Manathakkali vatral - 2 tablespoons
Ghee- 1/2 teaspoon
Mustard- 1/2 teaspoon
Urad dal- 1/4 teaspoon
Curry leaves- few
Salt to taste

  1. Beat the curd with salt.
  2. Heat ghee in a small pan and put in mustard, urad dal,curry leaves. 
  3. When the dal turns brown pour into the beaten curd.Mix well.
Serve this with flavored rice or enjoy as such....

Blogging marathon comes to an end today. I really enjoyed doing this edition as I had chosen a theme apt for my condition now :). Thanks to Srivalli for selecting this theme and all my fellow bloggers whose wishes and support kept me going through this marathon :).

Other recipes with this berry:

Check out the Blogging Marathon page for the other Blogging Marathoners doing BM#13

Earlier in this series of 'Postpartum Diet' that is a part of Blogging Marathon #13-


PostPartum period - An Introduction
Nutritional need in Postpartum Period
Postpartum Diet
Nutrients / Foods That Help Fight Postpartum Depression


Manathakkali Vatral Podi
Postpartum Pathiya Podi
Moongdal-Garlic Rasam
Paneer Ajwain Paratha and Vegetable Dal
Paneer Capsicum Rice
Menthiya soppu Bele Palya - Fenugreek leaves-lentil stirfry.
Peanut Coriander Chutney
Upma Kozhukattai

Healthy Living....


  1. PJ all book marked for the coming generations:))

  2. That's a new one for me and I have seen these dry berries in the grocery store. Never new how to use them. And girl take it easy now.



  3. very healthy recipe


  4. take care PJ, enjoyed all your dishes for new moms!

  5. very informative PP post PJ!

  6. curd n vathal...yummy combo...
    Nice doing Marathon with you...thanks for sharing such useful recipes n informative post on Post partum diet...u have done a great job!!
    Take complete rest n much care on you lil' one..God Bless!!

  7. not sure whether I understood the ingredient correctlt, but will reach out to you when I need to make this for others (:) ). Had gr8 fund doing BM with u and whenever i came to ur space I thot of ur lil one, god bless

  8. Healthy raita PJ. It was fun running the marathon with you.

  9. V nice informative post.......Thanks for sharing.

  10. Interesting pachadi/raita idea with manathakkali vathal, PJ! Loved your post-partum is going to come in handy for me in a week's time :) BTW you have the Versatile Blogger award waiting at my pick it up!

  11. bookmarked.will need it some time


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