Monday, January 21, 2008

RAITHA- CUCUMBER RAITHA


Raitha has always been my favourite. I just love my mother's raitha. She prepares different types of raitha like cucumber raitha, carrot raitha,raddish raitha and mixed raitha with tomatoes,onion and cucumber. My friend Preethi, prepares carrot raitha with dry fruits which tastes good with rice. I would be sharing it very soon!
Lot of variations can be done with one's taste. Recently I had prepared Raddish raitha -It was a great hit-My Japanese friends just loved it!

Raithaćƒ¼Cucumber Raitha

Ingredients
1No. Cumcuber grated
1 cup yogurt
Salt as per taste
Fresh chopped corriander for garnishing

For Seasoning
1tsp oil
1tspn mustard seeds
2-3 green chillies
Pinch of Asafoetida(hing)
1tspn. urad dal(black gram)

Method:
1. Grate the cucumber -keep it aside.
2. Heat the oil on a low flame, add mustard seeds-let it splutter, add urad dal, once it turns slight brown add asafoetida add green chillies. Let the seasoning cool.
3. Whip the curd, add the seasoning, add the grated cucumber, add salt as per taste and garnish with fresh chopped corriander.

2 comments:

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