Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Vegetable raita

 

 
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RECIPE TYPE: side
CUISINE: indian
SERVES: 3-4
INGREDIENTS (measuring cup used, 1 cup = 250 ml)
  • 1 cup yogurt, dairy or vegan yogurt
  • 1 small to medium carrot, peeled and chopped finely
  • 1 small to medium bell pepper (red, orange, yellow or green), chopped finely
  • 1 medium cucumber, peeled and chopped finely
  • 1 medium tomato, finely chopped
  • 1 small to medium onion, finely chopped (optional)
  • ¼ tsp black pepper powder
  • ½ tsp roasted cumin powder
  • black salt or rock salt as required

  • INSTRUCTIONS
  1. whisk the yogurt/curd till smooth.
  2. add the spices and salt and mix well.
  3. add the chopped veggies and stir them into the yogurt.
  4. check the taste and add more of the spice powders or salt if required.
  5. serve the vegetable raita immediately.
NOTES
if using cashew yogurt, then to get a sour taste in the yogurt (as cashew yogurt has a sweet taste) add ½ tsp lemon juice or as required.

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