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 Jazz Up Your Meal with Our Fabulous Raitas

  Last Updated : Oct 25,2018






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Collection of Top Raita Recipes

Raita is an indispensable part of Indian meals . Even dishes that are self-contained in flavour such as biryani or parathas are often served with raitas. A brilliant combination of curds with veggies, fruits, herbs and/or spices, a raita adds flavour as well as lubrication to a meal. Served with rice, rotis, subzis and dals, a raita makes a meal complete!

Raita is also a wise pick on a hurried day because it can be whipped up in minutes, without any hassles. While there are common options like cucumber, pineapple or Tomato Raita , the best part about this accompaniment is that you can make it with just about any ingredient you have in stock – from grapes and apples to mint and boondi. In this article, we have showcased a selection of common as well as unusual raitas like Bhindi Raita, Boondi and Pomegranate Raita, and Strawberry and Blackgrape Raita.

Surprise your family with these amazing raitas, and surge ahead on this refreshing journey by creating your own innovative combos!

collection of top raita recipes

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 by Tarla Dalal
bhindi raita recipe | okra raita | lady finger raita | fried okra in spicy yoghurt | with 11 amazing images. bhindi raita recipe is deep-fried ladies finger, when added to curds and seasoned with spice powders and black salt, results in a tongue-tickling lady finger raita. Many people are afraid of using ladies finger in a bhindi raita as they think it will get gooey. But, you will pleasantly surprised to see that it is a best-fit for raitas. You just need to know the right way of including it. The cripy fried bhindi tastes heavenly when had in the bhindi raita form. The ingredients used for making this quick bhindi raita are very basic, you can prepare this raita in hardly 10 mins. Serve this bhindi raita immediately on preparation to enjoy the crispness of the deep-fried bhindi. So, next time you have guests coming over or a special occasion at home surprise your family with this unique bhindi raita recipe!! Good to serve fried okra in spicy yoghurt with rice delicacies like pulaos and biryanis or with just plain parathas or theplas. Enjoy bhindi raita recipe | okra raita | lady finger raita | fried okra in spicy yoghurt | with detailed step by step recipe photos and video below.
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 by Tarla Dalal
boondi and pomegranate raita recipe | boondi anar raita | with 8 amazing images. 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. Enjoy how to make boondi and pomegranate raita recipe | boondi anar raita | with detailed step by step photos and video below.
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 by Tarla Dalal
strawberry and black grape raita | healthy strawberry black grape raita | quick black grape and strawberry raita | with amazing 8 images. strawberry and black grape raita is a healthy strawberry black grape raita made from strawberries, black grapes, low fat curds, cumin seed powder and black salt. There is zero sugar used in strawberry and black grape raita and it's quick to make. This unusual combination of fruits transforms into a truly irresistible strawberry black grape raita mainly due to the addition of cumin seeds powder and black salt, which help to enhance the unique flavours of the fruits while also balancing the taste at the same time. This strawberry and black grape raita is super quick and easy to make and it is made with minimum of ingredients. All you need to is mix all the ingredients together and it will be ready in a blink of eye. See why this is a healthy strawberry black grape raita? Strawberries are chock-full of a phytonutrients, which are good antioxidants and reduce body inflammation. This pink-red coloured fruit abounds in Vitamin C. The flavonoid quercitin found in grapes helps to reduce the risk of heart diseases and prevents the onset of stroke. Curd is one of the richest source of protein, calcium and minerals. Learn to make strawberry and black grape raita | healthy strawberry black grape raita | quick black grape and strawberry raita | with detailed step by step recipe photos and video below.
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 by Tarla Dalal
spinach mixed sprouts raita | healthy palak sprouts raita | raita for Healthy Heart, Diabetes and Weight Loss | with 7 amazing images. In spinach mixed sprouts raita, spinach is used along with boiled mixed sprouts to make a vibrantly-coloured and multi-textured raita. This scrumptious and refreshing healthy palak sprouts raita makes an exciting accompaniment to any meal. The fibre from sprouts is a means of managing blood cholesterol and sugar levels. The potassium from sprouts and curd will help to control blood pressure and sustain cardiac health. Diabetics too can enjoy a small portion of this raita as a part of their meal. It's high protein content will help to reduce the overall glycemic load of the meal. raita for Healthy Heart, Diabetes and Weight Loss also gives you the power of sprouts, including folic acid and B-complex vitamins like B1 and B2, which help in the overall development of your baby for pregnancy women. Makes a fiting accompaniment to rotis like Multigrain Garlic Roti, Stuffed Bajra Roti, Jowar Methi Roti, Jowar Bajre Ki Roti and parathas like Green Pea Parathas and Paneer Paratha. Learn to make spinach mixed sprouts raita | healthy palak sprouts raita | raita for Healthy Heart, Diabetes and Weight Loss | with step by step photos below.
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 by Tarla Dalal
A rich and luscious raita with a variety of ingredients. The peppy taste of coriander and green chillies complements the crunchy feel of peanuts and coconut in the beetroot, cucumber and tomato raita, while a tempering of cumin seeds and asafoetida gives out appetising whiffs!
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 by Tarla Dalal
yam raita recipe | farali suran raita | senai pachadi | upvas, vrat recipes | with 13 amazing images. yam raita is a popular vrat or Faral recipe when you need too fast. Tastes splendid when served chilled. Learn how to make suran raita. To make yam raita, combine the yam, curd, rock salt, sugar, green chilli paste, pepper powder and coriander in a bowl and mix well. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour. Serve chilled. Think beyond the traditional cucumber when making raita. How about using boiled and mashed yam? Try it and you are sure to love this unconventional accompaniment - farali suran raita. While we have used rock salt in senai pachadi, you can also use the table salt if you wish to. Coriander, on the other hand, is also optional. Some enjoy it as a flavoursome treat, while others do not consider it as a part of upvas cooking. So you can make your choice amongst these 2 ingredients. You can serve this faral, upvas, vrat recipe with Potato Khichdi or with Dahiwali Aloo ki Subzi and Rajgira Puri to relish a complete vrat thali. It is sure to satiate you even on a fasting day! Tips for yam raita. 1. To cook yam, wash it and keep the whole yam peeled or unpeeled in a vessel filled with little water in a pressure cooker. Cook it for 2 to 3 whistles. Cool and peel and mash it using an aloo masher. 2. Use fresh curd for best flavour. 3. Black pepper powder can be substituted with roasted cumin seeds powder. Enjoy yam raita recipe | farali suran raita | senai pachadi | upvas, vrat recipes | with step by step photos below.
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 by Tarla Dalal
onion raita recipe | pyaz ka raita | healthy onion raita | with 8 amazing images. onion raita is a simple raita to make in 10 minutes. Ingredients of onion raita are onion, curds, green chillies, jeera and dhania which are always available in Indian kitchens. This is a must-know, must-try onion raita recipe even for those who have just started out on the path of cooking! This onion raita is perfect to cool your body down from chilled curds and onions during the hot Indian summers. onion raita, a delectable combination of onions and curds spiced gently with green chillies and cumin seeds powder, is a fabulous combination for just about any Indian dish, be it a pulao, biryani or paratha. See why this is a healthy onion raita. Raw onions are a very valuable source of vitamin C – the immune building vitamin. Along with other phytonutrients from onions, it helps to build WBC (white blood cells) which serves as a line of defence against illness. Curds are critical in any raita. Curds help in digestion as it has very good bacteria. Probiotics in curds acts as a mild laxative but, in case of diarrhoea and dysentery, it is a boon, if curd is used with rice. onion raita is an easy but peppy accompaniment that lifts the mood of any meal. You can also try other raita recipes like Palak Raita and Boondi and Pomegranate Raita. Learn to make onion raita recipe | pyaz ka raita | healthy onion raita | with step by step photos below.
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 by Tarla Dalal
kaddu ka raita recipe | red pumpkin raita | healthy kaddu ka raita | with 23 amazing images. kaddu ka raita recipe | red pumpkin raita | healthy kaddu ka raita is a simple accompaniment for any Indian meal. Learn how to make red pumpkin raita. To make kaddu ka raita, heat the ghee in a deep pan and add the cumin seeds. When the seeds crackle, add the pumpkin, salt and sugar, mix well and cover and cook on a medium flame for 6 minutes, while stirring occasionally. Add the green chillies and sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds. Remove from the flame and allow it to cool for 2 minutes. Once cooled, mash the pumpkin pieces with the help of a masher. Add the curds and mix well. Refrigerate for 1 hour and serve chilled garnished with peanuts and coriander. It feels creamy and rich, but it is equally light and refreshing, giving everyone a reason to love the red pumpkin raita. Red pumpkin is tempered and cooked till soft, mashed and mixed with curds, and finally garnished with coriander and crushed roasted peanuts. The roasted peanut garnish is actually the icing on the cake, as it gives the kaddu ka raita a tremendous boost in flavour, aroma and texture. You can keep this refrigerated and it is easy to carry to work too. Healthy kaddu ka raita is a storehouse of vitamin A – a nutrient which helps in vision and maintaining skin health. The curd lends enough protein for the maintenance of all body cells and its probiotic nature is beneficial for the gut. This healthy kaddu ka raita can be enjoyed by weight-watchers, diabetics and heart patients. They can make their choice between full fat curd and low fat curd and avoid the use of sugar. Tips for kaddu ka raita. 1. Cover and cook the red pumpkin. This not only reduces the cooking time, but also helps to reduce nutrient loss. 2. Whisk the curd before adding to get a uniform raita. 3. Mix the mashed pumpkin, curd and milk well to get a uniform raita. Enjoy kaddu ka raita recipe | red pumpkin raita | healthy kaddu ka raita | with step by step photos.
Radish is a vegetable that we tend to associate with parathas and subzis, and rarely with raitas . Even more so, you might never have thought of combining it with fruits to make a raita! Indeed, this is a very innovative raita, one of its kind! The mild spiciness of radish together with the tang of oranges, the sourness of grapes and the mellow sweetness of apples gives the raita a range of textures and flavours, which you will thoroughly enjoy. A dash of black salt and green chillies add to the peppy taste of the Mooli and Fruit Raita, making it a true tongue-tickler!
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 by Tarla Dalal
lauki aur pudine ka raita recipe | dudhi pudina raita | healthy lauki pudina raita | how to make bottle gourd mint raita | mint flavoured lauki raita | with 12 amazing images. lauki aur pudine ka raita recipe | dudhi pudina raita | healthy lauki pudina raita | how to make bottle gourd mint raita | mint flavoured lauki raita is a nourishing accompaniment to any Indian meal. Learn how to make bottle gourd mint raita. To make lauki aur pudine ka raita, combine all the ingredients, in a serving bowl and whisk well. Refrigerate for at least ½ hour. Serve chilled. This mint flavoured lauki raita makes a wonderful summertime treat when served chilled. It is slightly crunchy, colourful and healthy which you can have any time, and even carry to work in the lunch box! Grated lauki contributes minimal calories and also blends perfectly with the 'minty' flavour of this raita. If you are fussy about milk, this dudhi pudina raita is an ideal meal time feast to meet your protein and calcium requirements. This healthy lauki pudina raita has a bountiful of other nutrients to tempt you if you’re a health freak. Mint is known for its anti-inflammatory properties, while also contributing vitamin A which helps in having a good vision and a glowing skin. The little fibre, along with the pro-biotic nature of curd from this bottle gourd mint raita is beneficial to the gut. Tips for lauki aur pudine ka raita. 1. Prefer to grate the doodhi thick to enjoy its flavour. 2. You can make you choice between low fat curd and full fat curd. 3. Use chilled curd, to save on time. Enjoy lauki aur pudine ka raita recipe | dudhi pudina raita | healthy lauki pudina raita | how to make bottle gourd mint raita | mint flavoured lauki raita | with step by step photos.
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Jazz Up Your Meal with Our Fabulous Raitas
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 on 23 Feb 17 06:03 PM


Raita sabhi Mian course ke sath serve kiya jata hai hai..Biryani ke sath Raita ka sabse combination hai Thanks for above raita collection
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Tarla Dalal    Delighted to hear to hear from your side Sumita. HAppy Cooking!!!
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24 Feb 17 09:05 AM