MIXED VEGETABLE RAITA

MIXED VEGETABLE RAITA
Nidhi
by Nidhi
Raita’s are a great side dish and act as a cooling agent with a meal. This raita is a perfect accompaniment to most meat dishes and also goes really well with one pot rice dishes like Biryani!

Serves: 4 people

Prep : 10 mins

Cooking : 5 mins

Health Hack: Yogurt is a great source of protein and good fat. This dish is a great way to incorporate vegetables in one’s diet packed with lycopene from tomatoes, fiber from onions and vitamin C from cucumbers.

Fresh Ingredients

  • Yogurt - 500gms
  • Milk – 100 mls
  • Cucumber - 1 small, finely chopped
  • Tomato - 1 small, finely chopped
  • Onion - 1 small, finely chopped
  • Fresh coriander leaves - 2 tbsp, finely chopped
  • Green chilli (optional) - 1, finely chopped
  • Fresh mint leaves – 1 tbsp, finely chopped

Spices

  • Kashmiri chilli powder - ½ tsp.
  • Himalayan Salt – 1/8 tsp.

Cooking Instructions

  • Finely chop onion, tomato, cucumber & green chilli. Set aside.
  • Wash and finely chop coriander & mint leaves.
  • Whisk the yogurt and add milk to adjust the consistency.
  • Mix all the remaining ingredients along with the chopped vegetables keeping handful vegetables aside for garnishing.
  • Once all ingredients are mixed in the yogurt add salt to taste.
  • Garnish with some finely chopped vegetables and Kashmiri chilli powder. Serve chilled.

Nutritional Info

Nutrition
Per Serving
Per 100 g
Energy (kcal)
100
79
Energy (kJ)
418
330
Carbs (g)
12.4
9.1
Protein (g)
7.3
5.6
Fat (g)
3.6
2.4
Sat. Fat (%)
0
0
Salt (g)
0.2
0.13
Fiber (g)
1
0.7

Handy Kitchen Tips

When preparing this raita in adavnce, chop the vegetables and keep them separate. Add chopped vegetables to the yogurt just before serving.
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