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Friday, August 01, 2008

Boondi Raita

Boondi raita is quick to make with ready made boondi. This raita will be a nice side dish along with pulao's.


2 cups - Yogurt

2 handful - Boondi
1 tsp - Sugar
1/2 tsp - Dry mint leaves

1 tbsp - Coriander leaves
1/2 tsp - Roasted jeera powder
A pinch of - Garam masala powder
A pinch of - Black pepper powder
A pinch of - Red chili powder
A pinch of - Black rock salt powder
Salt to taste


1 ) Beat yogurt and sugar well. Then add boondi, mint and coriander leaves, mix well with yogurt. Sprinkle jeera powder, garam masala, black pepper, red chili, black salt and mix in. Taste to check if you need additional salt. Add little salt as to taste if needed.

Serve chilled as a side dish.

Note - 1 ) You can soak boondi in warm water for 2 minutes and squeeze out the water and then use to make raita. This way you can squeeze excess oil out.

2 ) Serve raita chilled after 2 hours, if you like boondi very soft.