Friday, November 13, 2015

Kachumber Raita

Cucumber, tomato, onion Raita
Mixed salad chopped to small bite sized chunks in creamy plain yogurt, flavored with salt and dry roasted crushed cumin. An excellent accompaniment to any spicy main dish as a cooling agent. Serve this with biryani, curried chicken and lamb, with any grilled meat and veggies, with stuffed paratha's and poori.

Kachumbar Raita
2 cups yogurt blended into a smooth consistency
Salt to taste
½ teaspoon whole cumin seeds
Pinch red chilli powder.
Finely chopped fresh coriander

  1. 1 cup altogether finely chopped --- red onion, cucumber and tomato 
  2. In a small pan dry roast cumin seeds for a few minutes till they get darker in color and impart a roasted aroma. In a mortar and pestle coarsely grind these hot seeds. 
  3. Mix all ingredients together and cool. 
  4. Serve alongside Biryani.

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