Boondi and Pomegranate Raita
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When you have boondi and pomegranate on hand, the Boondi and pomegranate Raita is extremely quick and easy to make. Here we have got you a extremely scrumptious boondi anar raita that includes the fun of having your favourite namkeen too.
The crunchy boondi with sweet and juicy pomegranate together in this boondi pomegranate raita gives you a mouth rush which is also flavoured with cumin seed powder.
Raita is a quintessential accompaniment for any Indian meal. It adds a refreshing note, making the heaviest of meals seem light and digestible. Simply put, raita means veggies and/or fruits in curd. South Indians temper the raita with mustard and red chillies, while in the North it is served with a sprinkling of spice powders.
The method for making boondi and pomegranate raita is very quick and easy, i usally make this along with pulao and biryani. To make boondi pomegranate raita, take curd in a bowl, add cumin seed powder along with red chilli powder whisk everything well and add boondi and pomegrante and mix well. Our super quick and delicious raita is ready to be relished!! You can even add chaat masala if you wish to. Refrigerate raita for 30 mins and serve it chilled. Also, you can garnish with coriander and your boondi anar raita is ready to go.
You can serve this Boondi and pomegranate ka Raita immediately if you want to enjoy the crunch of the boondi, else refrigerate for a while and serve. Take care while adding salt to the Boondi ka Raita, because the boondi also has salt in it.
Serve Boondi and pomegranate ka Raita with parathas, pulaos and biryanis or as a side dish to any Indian main course.
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- To make boondi and pomegranate raita, combine the curds, cumin seeds powder, chilli powder and salt in a deep bowl, whisk well and keep aside.
- Add the boondi and pomegranate and mix well.
- Refrigerate the boondi and pomegranate raita for 30 minutes and serve immediately.
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What are Raitas ? Raita is a quintessential accompaniment for any Indian meal. It adds a refreshing note, making the heaviest of meals seem light and digestible. Simply put, raita means veggies and/or fruits in curd. South Indians temper the raita with mustard and red chillies, while in the North it is served with a sprinkling of spice powders. A raita can be standalone, like Tomato Raita, Pineapple Raita or Onion Raita. Or, it can be a combo of fruits and veggies like Dill and Cucumber Raita. Often, a garnish of coriander or mint is added to give the raita a herby punch. The herb itself can be the focus of a raita, as in the case of the popular Mint Raita! You can also make fun-packed raitas like the Boondi Raita, which appeal to kids as well as adults. Get creative with the fruit-veggie combos and garnishes too. When you are in the mood for some experimentation, try garnishing your raita with crushed toasted papad just before serving. Or, add some roasted cashews or crushed peanuts for a crunchy interlude. Unleash your imagination, and you will realize the world of raitas is endless.
To make boondi and pomegranate raita recipe | boondi anar raita | take curd in a bowl.
Add cumin seed powder, which would help enhance the flavor of our Boondi pomegranate raita.
Add red chilli powder and salt.
Whisk well using a whisk and keep aside.
Further, add boondi to the flavored curd. Here we have not soaked the boondi before and have directly put it in the curd which will help make the raita even flavorful.
Mix boondi and pomegranate raita | boondi anar raita | well using a spoon.
Refrigerate boondi and pomegranate raita | boondi anar raita | for 30 mins and serve immediately.
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