Raita is a cool refreshing condiment with spicy curries, parathas or pulavs. It can be prepared with different ingredients each time.
Approx. 5 Servings
Prep Time: 10 mins
Cooking Time: Nil
Yogurt – 2 cups
Milk – 1/2 cup
English cucumber – 1
Tomato – 1
Sweet onion – 1/2 medium
Green chili – 1
Mint leaves dry – 1/2 tsp
Roasted cumin powder – 1/2 tsp
Black pepper powder (freshly ground) – A pinch
Red chili powder – A pinch
Black rock salt powder – A pinch OR
Raita masala – 1 tsp
Sugar – 2 tsp
Cilantro leaves – 1 tbsp finely chopped
Salt to taste
- Finely chop cucumber, tomato, onion and green chilies. Keep aside.
- In a bowl, beat yogurt with milk for couple of minutes to make it smooth.
- Now add all the above cut vegetables, mint powder, cumin powder, black pepper, red chili powder, black salt OR raita masala, sugar and salt. Mix well and garnish with fresh chopped cilantro.
Serve chilled as a side dish with your favorite pulav or garma garam parathas.