Friday, August 23, 2013

Carrot Raitha


          Raitha is a must in my home, whenever I make parathas or briyanis, even otherwise my daughter  loves to have cucumber raitha just like that. We can make it with almost all vegetables and it's a healthy accompaniment to any meal. For today's raitha, I have used grated carrots and chopped tomatoes, very simple to make and the extra flavor comes from the seasoning..

Need To Have

  • Carrot - 1 cup grated
  • Tomato - 1 medium, chopped
  • Grated Ginger - 2 teaspoons
  • Coriander - 1 tablespoon, chopped
  • Curd/ Yogurt - 1 cup
  • Green chilli - 1, deseeded  and chopped finely
  • Nigella seeds/ Onion seeds - 1/4 teaspoon
  • Salt - to taste

Method


          Take the grated carrots, ginger, tomatoes and coriander in a bowl. Add the curd and salt and mix well.


          Heat some oil, add the nigella seeds, when it starts sizzling, add the chopped green chilli, stir for a few seconds and mix it with the carrot and curd mixture.


Note
Can add 2 teaspoons of grated coconut, if you don't like or don't have nigella or onion seeds, you can do the seasoning with black mustard seeds, but onion seeds definitely gives a different flavor to this raitha. 
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9 comments:

  1. I HAVE NEVER TRIED NIGELLA SEEDS IN RAITHA..this is definately a must try!

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  2. Seasonal raita...

    Ongoing event Eat seasonal food, fresh

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  3. Raitha looks good. Never tried with nigella seeds in raita. Will try it out soon.

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  4. Ooh! I have a bag of Nigella seeds I've been racking my brain on how to use. Might have to do something like this with my fresh tomatoes.

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