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From North to South, tomato raita is a popular accompaniment all over the country. Two tangy ingredients – tomatoes and curds – come together in this super-easy tomato raita recipe, which requires no cooking.
tomato raita recipe is made from 5 ingredients, curds, tomatoes, coriander, cumin seeds and chilli powder to add some spice.
This is a super quick and delicious tamatar ka raita to make! Each and every ingredient used in the tomato raita is simply basic and can be found in every Indian household. When I the mood to eat raita, tomato raita is the quickest and easiest raita to make.
Seasoned with a dash of spice powders and salt, the tomato raita is indeed a tongue-tickling accompaniment, which can be enjoyed with parathas or even biryani . I usually make this raita when I have biryani for any meal. The combo together tastes heavenly.
See why we think this is a healthy tomato raita? Curd is one of the richest source of protein, calcium and minerals. Tomatoes are extremely rich source of Lycopene. Tomatoes are a powerful antioxidant , super rich in Vitamin C, good for heart.
While it can be had at room temperature, the tomato raita tastes best when served chilled because refrigeration enhances the juiciness of the tomatoes and the creaminess of the curds.
You may also like to try other raita recipes like Mint Raita and Spinach Raita.
Learn to make tomato raita recipe | quick, healthy tomato raita | tamatar ka raita | with detailed step by step recipe photos and video below.
- To make tomato raita, put the curds in a deep bowl and whisk till smooth.
- Add all the other ingredients and mix well.
- Refrigerate the tomato raita for atleast 1 hour and serve chilled.
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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 tomato raita, in a deep bowl take thick curds.
Whisk it very well.
Add coriander for freshness.
Add cumin seeds powder.
Add chilli powder and salt.
Add chopped tomatoes. You can even de-seed them if you wish to.
Mix tomato raita | quick, healthy tomato raita | tamatar ka raita | well.
Refrigerate tomato raita recipe | quick, healthy tomato raita | tamatar ka raita | for atleast 1 hour and serve chilled.
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