June 29, 2012

How to Make Mix Veg. Raita

Recipe by Naiya Sheth : Learn how to make Mix Veg. Raita. In Indian cuisine  raita plays an important part. Basically  raitas are made from curd-yoghurt. So it is a calcium rich recipe. And we are going to add different ingredients in it to make it more healthy and delicious. This home made recipe for Mix Veg.Raita can be served with pulao-rice plate or as side dish with breads like naan, parathas or kulchas. This raita contains lots of vegetables like cucumber, carrot, coriander, mint, tomato, beat etc. So it's a very healthy and yummy recipe, but it is very easy to make. 

Preparation time - 10 minutes
Cooking time - nil

Ingredients to make Mix Veg. Raita:

2 cup hung curd
1 small tomato 
1 small onion (opt.)
1 carrot
1 small beat
1 green chilly 
1/2 cup chopped coriander
2 table spoon chopped mint leaves
Salt to taste
1 tea spoon roasted cumin powder
1 tea spoon sugar

For garnishing:

Roasted cumin powder
Red chilly powder

Method to make Mix Veg. Raita:

  • Hang curd for 2 to 3 hours.
  • Wash and finely chop tomato. Remove seeds and extra juice from it.
  • Wash and grate carrot, beat and cucumber.
  • Wash and grate onion.
  • Whisk curd and add salt, cumin powder and sugar to it. 
  • Add all the vegetables to it and mix properly.
  • Transfer the mixture in a serving bowl and garnish with cumin powder and red chilly powder.
  • Serve chilled Mix Veg. Raita with lunch or dinner.

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