Monday, May 10, 2010

Kheere Ka Raita - खीरे का रायता (Grated Cucumber Raita in Cool Yogurt)

Hello Friends,


Today, I am here with a nice cold raita that goes well with anything and is real quick too.
Kheere Ka Raita - खीरे का रायता (Grated Cucumber Raita in Cool Yogurt)


Ingredients
Kheera (Cucumber) - 1 cup grated
Dahi (Yogurt) - 1 cup cold, do not add any water to it
Salt - as per taste
For Seasoning
Urad Dal (skinned and split black lentils) - 1 tsp
Rai (Mustard Seeds) - 1 tsp
Jeera (Cumin Seeds) - 1 tsp
Lal Mirch (Red Chillies or green chillies based on your preference) - 2 broken in pieces
Heeng (Asefoetida) - 1 pinch
Meetha Neem (Curry Leaves) - 1 sprig
Oil - 1 tsp
Preparation

  • Take oil in a pan and all ingredients under "For Seasoning" and fry till the urad dal is light brown in color.
  • Now, take a bowl and mix kheera, dahi, salt well and add the fried seasoning at the top.

Serving
This is ready to be served with roti/paratha or warm rice alike.


That's all for now. Take care till next post.

26 comments:

Padma said...

Delicious raita. Perfect to have in summer too.

Gulmohar said...

perfect recipe for a summer day ...

Kiran said...

Love to eat this raita as is.

Cool Lassi(e) said...

Nice cooling Raita!

Rumana Rawat said...

I love this raita, it goes very well with every thing..

Premalatha Aravindhan said...

Raita luks gr8.Perfect for this climate...

shriya said...

Never made this version of raita. I am gonna try this next time. As everyone said it is perfect for summer.

Ms.Chitchat said...

Perfect for summer,very cooling. A must in my lunch and dinner.

Life is beautiful!!! said...

Priya nice to see ur blog :)I loved ur recipe collection. Happy to be here :)

Sushma Mallya said...

Lovely cool raita, would love to have this with pulav

Sailaja said...

a must for any biryani/pulav. Nice pic

Niloufer Riyaz said...

cool refresher. yummy

Meena said...

good one, priya...i make this too...big fav in our house...

SathyaSridhar said...

Cucumber raita is my faaav one with biriyani's.. well presented dear..

Shama Nagarajan said...

refreshing one for this summer

Priti said...

One of my fav...I just dont seasoning

Panchpakwan said...

So cooling raita..

Suman said...

its real healthy...goes perfect with pulav, biryani...nice combo...

Divya Kudua said...

Cucumber Raita is my favorite...such a refreshing raita during summer..looks so delicious:)

Gita Jaishankar said...

Raita looks so good...perfect and refreshing for summer...I can have this with any meal :)

Madhavi said...

Yummy raita :))

Rajee said...

Perfect side to go with spicy pulao or biryani. Yum..

Srimathi said...

I love the cucumber raita esp when you have salt and sugar mixed in.

Yummy Team said...

Thats a wonderful raita, Priya..So healthy, cool and refreshing..

sowmya's creative saga said...

so good for this season...

Lucky Sign said...


Bondi Raita looks yummy and refreshing!! I can have it anytime.Thans for sharing. !chowringhee

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