Sunday, 2 September 2012

Carrot Raita

Carrot raita is made with finely grated fresh carrots in yoghurt and finished off with tempered mustard seeds and curry leaves which a wonderfully delectable side dish that be enjoyed with plain rice or rotis as well. My Mom usually serves this with Fish Biryani.

Serves: 6 - 8
Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: 2 minutes

  • 1/2 cup brown onion, finely chopped
  •  1 green chilly, finely chopped
  • 1 cup finely grated fresh carrot
  • 1 1/2 cup natural yoghurt
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 1/2 tbsp oil
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1 sprig curry leaves
1. Mix onion, carrot, green chilly and yoghurt and salt to taste.
2. Heat oil in a pan, splutter mustard seeds followed by curry leaves. Pour this over carrot-yoghurt mixture and mix well.
Serve cold with biryani.

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