Jul 10, 2007

Mixed Vegetable Raita

Raita is an accompaniment to many main course rice dishes. It brings in the soothing effect when eaten with anything spicy. Curd being the main ingredient is the main reason for the soothing effect.

What you need to make Mixed Vegetable Raita
  • Tomatoes - 2
  • Onion - 1
  • Cucumber - 1 big or 2 small
  • Coriander - 2 strands
  • Curd - 2 cups
  • Salt
For seasoning (Optional)
  • Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
  • Oil - 1 tsp
  • Red Chilly/Green chilly - 1
Preparation for making Mixed Vegetable Raita
  • Wash and cut the vegetables into small pieces.
  • Dont forget to remove the seedy, soft core of the cucumber
Method to make Mixed Vegetable Raita
  • Mix all the vegetables in a vessel.
  • Add Curd and salt to this and mix well
  • Seasoning is optional - Heat the oil, add the mustard seeds and chilly. Allow the mustard seeds to splutter. Once done put this into the raita vessel and mix well.
My fundas
  • If you do not want to season with oil, just put 1/2 tsp of red chilly powder if you want.
  • Chill it in a fridge before serving.

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