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! Read more
Beetroot Raita served with Pulav
Add to plain yogurt, grated beetroot, chopped green chili, salt and a pinch of sugar and your delecious beetroot raita is ready to be served!
Alternatively you can also boil the beetroot to make it soft before adding to yogurt…
Till tomorrow…. happy cooking!
Fruits with yogurt and spices yumm..
Plain yogurt, Green grapes, Pomegranate, chopped apples. Combine all and to it add beaten fresh cream, a pinch of sugar, a dash of chat masala, roasted cumin powder and salt. Serve chilled.
Now, how simple can a recipe get …yeh? 😀
have fun cooking!
Raita might be originally from North India, but each region has adopted and adapted it to their own taste. Check out the south Indian version…
White pumpkin – 1/4 kgs
Green chili – 1 no
Grated coconut – 1 cup
Cumin – 1/4 tsp
Mustard seeds – 2 tsps Read more
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. Read more
I will share with you few recipes of Raitas that I know of and like. This is just one of them and tastes quite unique and serves as a good side dish.
Bottleguard / Lauki –grated 2 cups Read more
Beaten curd / yoghurt – 4 cups
Roasted cumin seeds powder – ½ tsp
Red chilli powder – ½ tsp
Salt to taste
Fresh coriander – for garnish (finely chopped)