Pumpkin Raita, Indian Accompaniment
by Tarla Dalal
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The Pumpkin Raita is an easy but elegant recipe that brings together the mellow tang of curds with the pleasing sweetness of pumpkin.
The parboiled pumpkin gives the raita a nice mouth-feel while a simple, traditional tempering gives it a peppy aroma and good flavour.
A tasty and refreshing accompaniment, this raita can perk up any meal. You can also try other pumpkin recipes like the Pumpkin Kootu and Pumpkin Paratha .
- Combine the curds and salt in a deep bowl and mix well using a whisk.
- Add the pumpkin and mix gently. Keep aside.
- Heat the oil in a small non-stick pan, add the mustard seeds, urad dal, asafoetida and curry leaves and sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds.
- Pour this tempering over the pumpkin-curd mixture and mix gently.
- Refrigerate for atleast 1 hour and serve chilled.
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