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Bathua Raita (Lambsquarter Raita)

Posted by Kroocrew on Thursday, November 4, 2010, In : India 
{Bathua or Lamb's-quarters, Fat hen and White Goosefoot (Chenopodium album)}




Ingredients:
  • 240 ml (1 cup) Yoghurt
  • 120 ml (1/2 cup) bathua
  • 1 tsp. roasted cumin seeds*, coarsely ground
  • Salt to taste. (black salt is commonly used but has many reported cases of fluoride poisoning associated. Not recommeded.)
  • Red chillie powder to taste
  • You can add 1-2 chopped green chillies. In this case , reduce red chillies
*Dry fry/roast cumin seeds on a frying pan or wok, without using oil.

 
Method:
  1. Boil bathua or steam...

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Aloo Ka Raita (Potato raita)

Posted by Kroocrew on Thursday, November 4, 2010, In : India 



Ingredients:
  • 240 ml (1 Cup) curds
  • 1 potatoes, boiled peeled and cut into cubes
  • 1 tbsp chopped coriander leaves
  • 1 green chillie, chopped fine
  • 1/2 tsp roasted ground cumin seeds
  • 1/4-1/2 tsp red chillie powder
  • 1/2 tsp chaat masala
  • salt to taste

Method:
  1. Whisk curds, add the salt, red chillie powder, chaat masala and mix well. Taste and adjust seasoning.
  2. Add the potatoes, green chillie and coriander leaves. Mix well.
  3. Transfer to a serving bowl. Garnish with roasted cumin powder.
  4. Refrigerate until required. ...

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Mint and Onion Raita

Posted by Kroocrew on Tuesday, November 2, 2010, In : India 



Ingredients:
  • 480 ml (2 cups) plain yogurt.
  • 2 Tbsp. mint leaves, finely minced.
  • 25-50 gm onion, finely minced. (White, yellow or red)
  • Pinch of asafoetida
  • 1/4 tsp. ground black pepper
  • Sugar to taste.
  • Salt.
Method:
  1. Mix all ingredients and transfer to a  a serving bowl.

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Garlic Raita (Lasun Raita)

Posted by Kroocrew on Tuesday, November 2, 2010, In : India 



Ingredients:
  • 480 ml (2 cups) plain yogurt
  • 5 cloves garlic (less if large cloves), peeled and minced
  • 1-2 green chillies minced
  • A bunch of cilantro leaves minced
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/2 tsp. mint
Method:
  1. Mix all ingredients and transfer to a serving bowl.

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Zucchini Raita (Lauki)

Posted by Kroocrew on Tuesday, November 2, 2010, In : India 



Ingredients:
  • 240 ml (1 cup) fresh plain yoghurt
  • 240 ml (1 cup) grated fresh zucchini, peeled and coarsely grated and boiled
  • 1 tsp. roasted cumin, coarsely ground
  • 1 level tsp salt, adjust to taste
  • A large pinch of freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 green chillie, thinly sliced
  • 1 tbs. chopped mint or cilantro leaves
Method:
  1. Mix all ingredients and transfer to a in a serving bowl.

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Cucumber, Tomato and Onion Raita ( Kheera, Tamatar aur Pyaz ka Raita)

Posted by Kroocrew on Tuesday, November 2, 2010, In : India 



Ingredients:
  • 480 ml (2 cups) plain yogurt
  • 1 small red onion, finely minced
  • 1 medium tomato - finely minced
  • 120 ml (1/2 cup) finely chopped cucumber (kheera or kakri)
  • 2 green chillies, finely minced
  • 1 tbs. chopped cilantro leaves minced
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/2 tsp. coarsely ground roast cumin seeds.
  • 1/4 tsp. coarsely ground roast cumin seeds for garnish
  • 1/4 tsp. red chilli for garnish (optional)
Method:
  1. To make, mix all ingredients together in a large bowl and transfer to a serving bowl.
  2. Garnish with ...

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Eggplant Raita (Baingan Raita)

Posted by Kroocrew on Tuesday, November 2, 2010, In : India 



Ingredients:
  • 1 large Eggplant, baked in the oven till insides are soft and scoop out the meat and keep aside.
  • 1-2 garlic cloves minced
  • 1/2 inch piece fresh ginger, peeled and minced
  • 1 green chillies minced
  • A small bunch of cilantro leaves, minced
  • 1 tsp. dry roasted cumin, coarsely ground in a mortar
  • 1 small red onion minced
  • Salt, blackpepper to taste
  • 240 ml (1 cup) yoghurt
Method:
  1. Add the mix to the yoghurt and fold it in.
  2. Garnish with a few chopped coriander leaves and a drizzle of olive oil. ...

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Carrot Raita (Gajjar Raita)

Posted by Kroocrew on Tuesday, November 2, 2010, In : India 



Ingredients:
  • 480 ml (2 cups) plain yogurt
  • 240 ml (1 cup) grated carrots parboiled
  • 1 green chilli-finely chopped (optional
  • 1/2 tsp. black salt available in our store
  • 1/2 tsp. freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp. coarsely ground, roast cumin seeds (dry roast in microwave or in a wok or frying pan
Method:
  1. Mix all ingredients and transfer to a in a serving bowl.

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Cabbage Raita (Pattar Gobi ka Raita)

Posted by Kroocrew on Tuesday, November 2, 2010, In : India 



Ingredients
  • 480 ml (2 cups) shredded cabbage parboiled
  • 120 ml (1/2 cup) grated coconut
  • 480 ml (2 cups) plain yoghurt
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tsp. ghee
  • 1 tsp. mustard seeds
  • 5-6 curry leaves
  • 2 whole red chillies-broken up into small pieces.
Method:
  1. Mix yogurt, salt, cabbage. Place in a serving bowl.
  2. Heat oil in a small pan and add mustard seeds, curry leaves. When seeds splutter, add red chillies. Stir for a few seconds.
  3. Pour over the raita. Serve chilled

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Boondi Raita

Posted by Kroocrew on Tuesday, November 2, 2010, In : India 



Ingredients:
  • 240 ml (1 cup) boondi (recipe available here)
  • 480 ml (2 cups) plain yoghurt
  • Salt, black pepper, sugar to taste
  • 2 tbsp. cilantro minced
Method:
  1. Mix all ingredients and transfer to a in a serving bowl.

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Beetroot Raita (Chukander ka Raita)

Posted by Kroocrew on Tuesday, November 2, 2010, In : India 
Ingredients
  • 1 small beetroot, boiled, peeled and diced
  • 120 ml (1/2 cup) grated coconut
  • 480 ml (2 cups) plain yoghurt
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tsp. ghee
  • 1/2 tsp. mustard seeds
  • 1 tsp. black gram or urad/urd/urid dal
  • 5-6 curry leaves
  • 2 whole red chillies-broken up into small pieces.
Method:
  1. Mix yogurt, coconut, salt, beetroot. Place in a serving bowl.
  2. Heat oil in a small pan and add mustard seeds, curry leaves and gram dal. When seeds splutter, add red chillies. Stir for a few seconds.
  3. Pour over the raita. ...

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Yogurt with Bananas (Kela Raita)

Posted by Kroocrew on Tuesday, November 2, 2010, In : India 



Ingredients:
  • 4 large ripe bananas lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 240 ml (1 cup) yogurt
  • 3 tablespoons freshly grated or desiccated coconut
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
Method:
  1. Slice the bananas and sprinkle with lemon juice.
  2. Roast cumin seeds in a dry pan, shaking or stirring constantly until brown. Crush or grind.
  3. Combine the yogurt with all the ingredients except the banana. (If desiccated coconut is used, moisten it first by sprinkling with about 2 tablespoons water and tossing it wit...

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Yogurt and Onion raita (Dahi Kachumbar )

Posted by Kroocrew on Tuesday, November 2, 2010, In : India 



Ingredients:
  • 3 medium onions
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • 240 ml (1 cup) yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon finely grated fresh ginger
  • 2 medium tomatoes, peeled and chopped
  • 3 fresh green chilies, seeded and chopped
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro or coriander
Method:
  1. Cut the onions into thin slices, sprinkle with the salt and set aside for 20 minutes.
  2. Squeeze out as much liquid as possible.
  3. Mix together the yogurt and ginger, then fold in the onions and the rest of the ingredients.
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Dahi Bhalle (Lentil Dumplings in Yoghurt)

Posted by Kroocrew on Thursday, July 15, 2010, In : India 



Ingredients:
  • Urad Daal washed 250 gm,
  • Water 1 litre
  • 1 Medium sized Onion finely chopped
  • Ginger - chopped into small pieces,
  • Chopped Green coriander 2 Tablespoons
  • Chopped Green chillies x 2
  • Cumin seed, 1/2 tsp dry roasted
  • Salt, 1/2 tsp.,
  • Cooking Soda (Soda-bicarb), 2 pinches
  • Oil for frying
  • Yoghurt, 500 gm

Method:
  1. Soak the Daal in plenty of water and leave it for about 3 to 6 hours or overnight
  2. Drain the water and grind the Daal.
  3. You may need to add water while grinding (Do not add too much of water)
  4. O...

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