Monthly Archives: April 2010

Boiled Potato Raita Recipe

Boiled Potato Raita

We all love potatoes, don’t we? So how can there be a Raita week with no potato raita? :) here’s one quick and simple one…check it out

To plain yogurt / curd add the following

  • Boiled and cubed potatoes
  • Red chilli powder (paparika)
  • Roasted cumin powder

Mix well, garnish with chopped cilantro, boiled chickpeas / crushed fried groundnuts!


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Raita Recipes

Raita served with biryani

Basically from North of India Raita is the cool yogurt based sauce or dip or a complete side dish in itself. Raitas are something that can made with your imagination. Use fruits, vegetables, spice or even nuts! Raitas can be tailor made to suit every individual’s taste palette. You can serve it with Indian snacks, kebabs, pulav or biryani.


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Ridge Gourd Chutney Recipe

Ridge Gourd chutney

Offbeat thats the word for this one. Unique chutney made from an equally unique and unconventional ridge gourd. The chutney is neither sweet or sour nor it is tangy. It has a distinct taste of its own and goes really well with rice or chappatis.

Ridge gourd – 250 gms (pic for reference at the bottom of the page)


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Curry Leaves Chutney Recipe

Curry Leaves Chutney

Not only is this a popular ingredient in most of the south Indian dishes there are very many medicinal benefits from the aromatic curry leaves. And did you know that curry leaves are very good for your hair?hmm smells good, tastes good, makes you look and feel good…what more does anyone would want? :). Here’s a simple curry leaves’ chutney for you to try your hand at!


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