Onion tomato Raita

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Raita is a popular savory Indian yogurt based condiment , which serves as a perfect accompaniment to hot and fiery dishes like biryanis ,spicy pulao’s and other spice laden gravies.
I’m sharing a very basic onion tomato raita ,which is the most commonly made raita,it requires very few ingredients ,all of which will be readily available in your pantry πŸ™‚

Ingredients:
1 cup low fat plain yogurt
1/2 cup finely chopped tomato
1/4 cup finely chopped red onion
3/4 teaspoon roasted cumin powder
1/8 teaspoon red chilly powder/ cayenne pepper
Salt to taste
Pinch of sugar ( optional) but do add if the yoghurt it a tad sour
2 -3 teaspoons of a mixture of chopped cilantro & mint leaves


Preparation:
1. In a bowl, whisk the yogurt till it’s smooth.

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2. Add the remaining ingredients , and mix well. Serve immediately

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Notes:
1. If you will be serving this later, then do not mix the ingredients with the yogurt , as the onion will leave water, and that doesn’t make this pleasant.

2.You can also add finely chopped cucumber.

3. You may also use regular whole milk yogurt.

Regards,

Freda😊

30 comments

  1. Himali Shah says:

    The pictures you click are so fantastic. I love having raita with meals on Sundays Freda. Mom used to make every time I go home. Thanks for the recipie πŸ˜ŠπŸ˜‡

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