Monday, December 6, 2010

Beetroot Raita

Here's an easy  raita enriched with  beetroot's deep color and flavor that can made a great side for Biryanis, Pulav etc. So definitely put this one the must try list !

Prep Time: 10 mins
Ingredients
Grated beetroot: 1/3 cup
Yogurt: 1/2 cup or more
Green chillies (chopped): 2
Ginger (chopped): 1/2 teaspoon
Garlic (chopped): 1 small pod- optional
Curryleaves: few
Mustard seeds: 1 teaspoon
Salt to taste
Oil for seasoning

Heat some oil in pan. Splutter the mustard seeds. Add curry leaves, chopped ginger, green chillies, garlic and saute. You could also add dried red chillies if you like. Add the grated beetroot. Add salt and saute till the beetroot is almost cooked. Turn off the heat and let it cool. Once is fully cooled add the yogurt and mix well. Adjust the salt.

The raita is ready to be served. 

15 comments:

  1. wow..what a color..i am soo loving the raita girls!!!

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  2. delicious and healthy raita...loved the color...superb

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  3. yummy and colourful and healthy raitha.

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  4. Very tempting and wonderful looking .....

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  5. A very healthy and a refrshing raita. Love the beautiful colour of this raita :-)

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  6. Very catchy and beautiful looking raita..

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  7. My fav patchadi...looks very creamy n yummy

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  8. This is one of my fave. raitas, so full of colors.

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  9. wot a refreshing color to our raitha's ...
    looks like a great pairer for pulav / biryani's

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  10. very colorful and love the flavors in this dish.

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