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onion raita

Onion Raitha Ingredients (1 cup = 250 ml)

  • 1 cup full fat fresh chilled curd (yogurt or dahi)
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped onions (pyaaz) – about 1 medium to large onion
  • ½ teaspoon roasted cumin powder (bhuna jeera powder)
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper powder (kali mirch powder) Or red chilli powder (lal mirch powder)
  • black salt as required (you can also add rock salt or regular salt) – i added 1/3 teaspoon black salt
  • 5 to 6 chopped mint leaves (pudina patta) or 1 tablespoon of coriander leaves (dhania ke patte)
  • few mint leaves or coriander leaves for garnishing
how to make
  1. whisk the curd/yogurt till smooth.
  2. then add the finely chopped onion and mix again.
  3. sprinkle 1/2 teaspoon cumin powder, 1/4 teaspoon black pepper powder and salt as required. stir and mix well.
  4. add 1 tablespoon of chopped coriander leaves (or 5-6 mint leaves).
  5. mix well.
  6. while serving garnish with few mint or coriander leaves.
  7. serve the onion raita with your indian meals.