Beetroot, Cucumber and Tomato Raita


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Beetroot, Cucumber and Tomato Raita

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Here is a brilliantly colourful raita that tempts you with its good looks, and contributes a splash of colour and good health to the meal!

Flavoured with dry-roasted cumin seeds and asafoetida, this zero-oil raita has a zesty flavour. Made of fibrous and water-filled veggies, the Beetroot, Cucumber and Tomato Raita is very nourishing.

protein and calcium -rich curds not only adds more nutrition to the dish, but also makes it cool and refreshing – just perfect to beat the heat on a summer afternoon.

So, serve it with lunch to instantly pep up the meal!

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Beetroot, Cucumber and Tomato Raita recipe - How to make Beetroot, Cucumber and Tomato Raita

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 6 servings

Ingredients
1/4 cup boiled , peeled and chopped beetroot
1/2 cup chopped cucumber
1/2 cup chopped tomatoes
1 1/2 cups chilled whisked low-fat curds (dahi)
salt to taste
1 tsp finely chopped green chillies
1 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
a pinch of asafoetida (hing)
1 tbsp freshly grated coconut
1/4 cup finely chopped coriander (dhania)
Method
    Method
  1. Combine the beetroot, cucumber, tomatoes, curds, salt and green chilies in a deep bowl, mix well and keep aside.
  2. Heat a small non-stick pan on a medium flame and when hot, add the cumin seeds and dry roast for about 30 seconds.
  3. Add the asafoetida and dry roast for about 5 seconds.
  4. Pour this mixture over the raita and mix well.
  5. Add the coconut and coriander and mix well.
  6. Serve chilled.


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Beetroot, Cucumber and Tomato Raita
5
 on 28 Apr 16 10:03 PM


Is there any way we can mail the recipies to ourselves or download it.
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Tarla Dalal    Yes you can. Click on email a recipe to a friend. So you can mail it to yourself.
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01 Dec 17 03:45 PM
Beetroot, Cucumber and Tomato Raita
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 on 24 Mar 16 09:26 AM


Looks yummy and colourful recipe. Will give a try in couple of days. Thanks for various salad recipes shared with readers.
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Narayan, let us know how the recipe came out. Please keep posting your thoughts and feedback. Happy Cooking.
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25 Mar 16 09:22 AM
Beetroot, Cucumber and Tomato Raita
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 on 20 Mar 16 08:45 PM


colourful,yum and tasty luved by my kids
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Tarla Dalal    We are glad you liked the recipe. Do try more and more recipes and let us know how you liked them...
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21 Mar 16 08:42 AM
Beetroot, Cucumber and Tomato Raita
5
 on 01 Jun 12 11:45 AM


Low fat curds makes this a healthy raita with the addition of beetroot, cucumber and tomatoes. Love the peanuts and like the light pink color of the raita.
Beetroot, Cucumber and Tomato Raita
5
 on 31 May 12 05:37 PM


colourful,crunchy and tasty.
Beetroot, Cucumber and Tomato Raita
5
 on 31 May 12 12:15 PM


Nice semi thick pinkish raita made from low fat curds and beetroot. Peanuts add a nice crunchiness.
Beetroot, Cucumber and Tomato Raita
5
 on 19 Feb 12 08:57 PM


its such an easy and low cal food. happy to make it daily
Beetroot, Cucumber and Tomato Raita
5
 on 05 Dec 10 08:55 PM


Healthy, healthy and healthy!! i make it every alternate day..its so good! It gives u a good dose of most vitamins!