Raita

Raita is an Indian garnish often served with spiced dishes. It acts as a cooling flavour as the fat in the yogurt dissolves and mollifies chili in the curry, while the taste of cucumber and fresh mint or other herbs refreshes the palate.

Indian Raita
Health, Pomegranate, Raita

Murmure Raita

Murmure Raita (raita made with puffed rice) is a refreshing and light raita that can be served with any meal, any occasion.  Simple and easy to make, they can be served as part of the main course or as an accompaniment. Ideal for those who are on a diet. Ingredients: […]

Cucumber Lemon Raita
Cucumber, Lime, Raita

Cucumber Lemon Raita

A delicious and flavourful raita that goes well with pulao, biryani or any curries. Ingredients: Cucumber – 100 gms, peeled Plain Yogurt – 200 ml Sea Salt – 1/3 tsp Mint Leaves – small handful, chopped + extra for garnish Zest of 1 Lemon Method: 1. Finely chop the cucumber […]

Pomegranate Raita
Pomegranate, Raita

Pomegranate Raita

A delicious, colourful and easy to make raita that goes well with most rice dishes. Ingredients: Pomegranate Seeds – 2 cups Curd – 3 cups, thick Onions – 2, sliced Green Chillies – 3, slit Salt as per taste Coriander Leaves – little, chopped Mint Leaves – little, chopped Method: […]

Pudalangai Raita (Snake Gourd Raita)
Raita, Snake Gourd

Pudalangai Raita (Snake Gourd Raita)

A simple and easy to make raita especially during the hot summer days. Rich in nutrients, this can be served along side rotis, rice or biryani items. Ingredients: Snake Gourd (Pudalangai) – 2 Curd – 2 cups, thick Green Chillies – 4 to 5, slit Sambar Onions (Shallots) – 15 […]

Lauki (Bottle Gourd) Raita
Bottle Gourd, Raita

Lauki (Bottle Gourd) Raita

Not many people prefer bottle gourd, so this is a easy way to get them to eat it. This delicious raita with bottle gourd can be served with pulao, biryani or with spicy naan as well. Ingredients: Bottle Gourd – 500 gms Plain Yogurt – 2 to 2 1/2 cups […]

Cucumber Radish Raita
Cucumber, Radish, Raita

Radish Cucumber Raita

A simple and delicious raita for the hot summer months. This combination is sure to cool your body from the scorching heat. Ingredients: Tender Radish – 1, peeled, grated Cucumber – 1, peeled, grated Tomato – 1, chopped Curd – 1/2 cup Coriander Powder – little Cumin Powder – little […]