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Raita 5 ways (Top Raita Recipes)

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Try these Raita recipes and you will fall in love with them. #HappyCookingToYou

Tomato Onion Raita, Zeera Raita,  Aloo ka Raita, Boondi Raita and Baigan ka Raita

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Ingredients:

Tomato Onion Raita

  • Dahi (Yogurt) 1 Cup
  • Pani (Water) 2 tbs or as required
  • Namak (Salt) ½ tsp or to taste
  • Zeera (Cumin seeds) ½ tbs
  • Tamatar (Tomato) deseeded 1 medium
  • Pyaz (Onion) slices 1 medium (soak in water)
  • Hara dhania (Coriander) chopped 1- 2 tbs
  • Podina (Mint leaves) chopped 1-2 tbs
  • Hari mirch (Green chilies) chopped 2-3

Zeera Raita

  • Dahi (Yogurt) 1 Cup
  • Zeera (Cumin seeds) roasted & crushed ½ tbs
  • Namak (Salt) ½ tsp or to taste
  • Pani (Water) 1 tbs or as required

Aloo ka Raita

  • Dahi (Yogurt) 1 Cup
  • Zeera (Cumin seeds) roasted & crushed ½ tsp
  • Kala namak (Black salt) ½ tsp
  • Lal mirch powder (Red chili powder) ½ tsp
  • Namak (Salt) ½ tsp or to taste
  • Lehsan paste (Garlic paste) ½ tsp
  • Hari mirch (Green chilies) chopped 1-2
  • Hara dhania (Coriander) chopped 1-2 tbs
  • Pani (Water) 1 tbs or as required
  • Aloo (Potatoes) boiled & cubes 1 Cup

Tadka:

  • Oil 1 tbs
  • Rai dana (Mustard seeds) ¼ tsp
  • Zeera (Cumin seeds) ¼ tsp
  • Sabut lal mirch (Whole red chili) 2
  • Curry pata (Curry leaves) 4-5

For Boondiyan:

  • Baisan (Gram flour) 1 Cup
  • Pani (Water) ½ Cup or as required
  • Oil for frying
  • Dahi (Yogurt) 1 Cup
  • Chaat masala 1 tsp
  • Namak (Salt) ½ tsp or to taste
  • Zeera (Cumin seeds) roasted & crushed ½ tsp
  • Lal mirch powder (Red chili powder) ½ tsp
  • Bondiyan as required

Baigan ka Raita

  • Oil 2-3 tbs
  • Baigan (Eggplant) slices 1-2 medium
  • Namak (Salt) 1-2 pinch
  • Dahi (Yogurt) 1 Cup
  • Kala namak (Black salt) ½ tsp
  • Namak (Salt) ½ tsp or to taste
  • Hari mirch (Green chili) chopped 1-2

Tadka:

  • Oil 1-2 tbs
  • Rai dana (Mustard seeds) ¼ tsp
  • Zeera (Cumin seeds) ¼ tsp
  • Curry pata (Curry leaves) 2-3

Directions:

Tomato Onion Raita

In bowl,add yogurt and whisk it.

Add water and whisk well.

Add salt,cumin seeds,tomato,onion,coriander,mint leaves,green chilies and mix well.

Zeera Raita

In bowl,add yogurt,cumin seeds,salt and whisk well.

Add water and mix well.

Aaloo ka Raita

In bowl,add yogurt,cumin seeds,black salt,red chili powder,salt,garlic paste,green chilies,coriander and whisk well to combine.

Add water and whisk again.

Add potato and mix well.

For Tadka:

In small frying pan,add oil,mustard seeds,cumin seeds,whole red chili,curry leaves and fry.

Pour the tadka on raita and serve.

For Boondiyan:

In jug,add gram flour,gradually add water and mix well to form a batter and let it rest for 15 minutes.

In wok,heat oil and fry small size boondiyan until golden brown and set aside.

In bowl,add yogurt,chaat masala,salt,cumin seeds,red chili powder and whisk well.

Add boondiyan and mix well.

Baigan ka Raita

In frying pan,add oil,eggplant and sprinkle salt,fry until golden brown from both sides & set aside.

In bowl,add yogurt,black salt,salt,green chili and whisk well.

Add fried eggplant slices and mix well.

For Tadka:

In small fry,add oil,mustard seeds,cumin seeds,curry leaves and fry.

Pour the tadka on raita and serve.

Recipe By: Kanwal Mohsin