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Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Palak Raita Recipe / Palak Ka Raita / Spinach Raita - Spinach In Yogurt

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Palak Raita
Ingredients
Steamed & finely chopped spinach/palak-1/2 cup
Chopped fresh mint leaves-10
Chopped green chillies-1
Thick beaten curd-1 cup
Black pepper powder & Salt to taste
Black salt-a pinch
Roasted & powdered jeera/cumin -1/2tsp
Method
Beat the curd with salt,pepper powder,jeera powder & black salt.
Add the chopped spinach,mint & green chillies,mix it well..
Serve the raita cold with any flavoured rice or roti.

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Thursday, April 10, 2014

Brinjal Raita / Kathirikkai Thayir Pachadi / Baingan Ka Raita Recipe / Eggplant Raita Recipe / Roasted Brinjal Raita

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Brinjal Raita
Ingredients
Long purple thin brinjals-1
(Apply 1/2tsp of oil & roast the outer skin in oven or on stove till well roasted & black.Cool the brinjal & scoop out the pulp.Mash it well)
Salt to taste
Curd-1 cup
Ingredients for grinding to a smooth paste
Coconut-2tsp
Chopped coriander leaves-1tbsp
Green chillies-1
Ginger a small piece
Jeera-1/4tsp
Tempering
Oil-1tsp
Mustard,jeera,uraddhal-each 1/4tsp
Red chillies-1
Curry leaves-little
 Hing-1/4tsp
Method
Beat the curd with salt.
Add the mashed brinjal & ground paste to the curd,mix it well.
Heat oil in a pan & temper it with above ingredients,pour it into the curd mixture.
Mix & serve them with rice or roti.

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Friday, March 28, 2014

Ugadi Pachadi Recipe / Ugadhi Pachadi / Vepam Poo Pachadi Recipe - Telugu New Year Special

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Ugadi Pachadi
Ingredients
Vepampoo / Margosa Flowers / Dry neem tree flowers- 1tbsp
Raw Mango chopped-1/2
Salt-to taste
Jaggery- 2 tbsp
Chilly powder-1/4tsp
Yellow moong dal-1tbsp
(Soak it in little water for 20 minutes)
Tamarind pulp-1tsp

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Ugadi Pachadi
Method
Soak moong dal for 20 minutes in little water.
Mix all above ingredients together to the soaked dal,do not drain the water,mix it well.
This pachadi will taste sour,bitter,sweet & spicy.

Note:
You can use dried neem flowers if you don't have fresh flowers.
Some people add chopped banana,coconut,chopped green chillies.




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Monday, January 20, 2014

Beetroot Raita / Beetroot Thayir Pachadi Recipe /Beetroot Pachadi Recipe

Beetroot Raita recipe,Beetroot Thayir Pachadi Recipe,Beetroot Pachadi

Ingredients
Grated or finely chopped beetroot-1 small
Thick beaten curd-1 cup
Salt to taste
Chopped coriander leaves-little
Tempering
Oil-1/4tsp
Mustard,urad dhal- less than 1/8tsp
Hing-a pinch
Chopped green chillies-1
Chopped curry leaves-few
Method
Heat oil in a pan & temper it with above ingredients. Now add the grated beetroot & saute for a minute,switch off the stove.Do not over cook the beetroot ,it needs to be crisp & crunchy.
Cool the mixture completely add the salt & beaten curd.Mix it well,garnish  with coriander leaves.
I love to serve this raita cold !
Note:
a) Always use thick curd while making any kind of raita.If your curd is watery,tie it in a muslin /cheese cloth.Hang it for 10 to 15 minutes to remove excess water,then use the curd.
b) Red chillies can be replaced instead of green chillies.
c) This raita can be served with rice or paratha/roti.

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Thursday, January 9, 2014

Parsley Raita / Fresh Parsley Raita Recipe / Indian Yogurt Sauce Recipe

Parsley Raita / Parsley Raita Recipe / Indian Yogurt Sauce Recipe

Ingredients ground to a coarse paste
Chopped fresh parsley-1tbsp
Green chillies-1
Coconut-2tsp
Jeera/cumin-1/2tsp
Salt to taste
Other ingredients
Chaat masala-a pinch
Black salt -a pinch
Sugar-a pinch (optional)
Thick beaten curd-1 cup
Method
Beat curd with black salt,chaat masala & sugar.Grind parsley,green chillies,salt,coconut & jeera to a coarse paste.Mix this into the curd.Serve it cold.

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Monday, December 9, 2013

Pineapple Raita / Pineapple Raita Recipe

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Ingredients
Chopped fresh pineapple-2 cups
Chopped coriander leaves-1tsp
Thick curds-1 & 1/2 cup
Salt,Red chilly powder,Chaat masala,Black salt & Roasted & powdered jeera/cumin powder- add according to your taste.
Method
Beat the curd with all the dry ingredients,pour it on top of the pineapple & coriander leaves.Mix well & serve it cold.

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Sunday, July 21, 2013

Apricot & Mango Sweet Pachadi


Ingredients
Chopped fresh apricots-12
Chopped mango pieces-6
(I used the dried mango,soaked it in little water)
Salt to taste
Red chilly powder-1/2 tsp
Brown sugar-2tbsp or add according to your taste
Tempering
Oil-2tsp
Mustard-1tsp
Jeera-1/2tsp
Curry leaves-little
Hing-1/4tsp
Method
Heat oil in a pan & temper it.Add the apricots,mango & salt,cover & cook it in low flame till its soft.Now add the brown sugar & red chilly powder,cook till the pachadi is semi thick.Switch off the flame & serve it.





Thursday, July 4, 2013

Cucumber Raita / Vellarikkai Raita /Indian Cucumber Yogurt Salad

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Ingredients
Grated cucumber-1 small
(squeeze out the excess juice)
Salt to taste
Thick beaten curd-1 cup
Ingredients ground to a smooth paste
Fresh grated coconut-2tsp
Green chillies-1
Tempering ingredients
Oil-1tsp
Mustard & jeera,urad dhal-each-1/4tsp
Curry leaves-little
Method
Heat oil in a pan & temper it.Mix all above ingredients together ,mix well.Garnish it with chopped coriander leaves & serve.


Monday, March 25, 2013

Avocado & Carrot Raita

Ingredients
Mashed avocado-1
Grated carrots-1/2 cup
Salt to taste
Pepper powder-to taste
Roasted & powdered jeera/cumin powder-1/2tsp
Black salt-a pinch
Beaten thick curd-1 & 1/2 cups
Lime juice-1tsp
Method
Mix all above ingredients & serve it cold.

Thursday, October 11, 2012

Pear & Mint Raita


Ingredients
Chopped pear-1
(do not use too ripe pear)
Chopped mint leaves-10
Beaten curd-1 cup
Salt & Pepper to taste
Roasted & powdered jeera/cumin-1tsp
Method
Mix all above ingredients together & serve it cold.Sprinkle some chilly powder on top(optional).



Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Kiwi Raita


Ingredients
Chopped kiwi-2
Curd-1 cup
Red chilly powder-a pinch
Black salt to taste
Dry roasted & powdered coriander & jeera/cumin-together 1/2 tsp
Method
Mix all above ingredients together & serve it cold.

Monday, April 2, 2012

Jicama Raita

Ingredients
Grated & slightly squeezed jicama-1/2 cup
Thick curd-1 cup
Salt to taste
Chopped coriander leaves-little
Tempering
Oil-1/2 tsp
Mustard-1/4tsp
Jeera/Cumin-1/4 tsp
Chopped onion-2tsp
Red chillies-1
Hing-a pinch
Method
Mix all above ingredients together.Heat oil in a pan & temper it.Mix it with the above ingredients & serve it cold.

Sunday, January 15, 2012

Red Pumpkin Pachadi

Ingredients
Steamed & mashed red pumpkin-1 cup
Curd-1/2 cup
Salt to taste
Tempering
Oil-2tsp
Mustard-1/2tsp
Uraddhal & Channa dhal-each1/4tsp
Jeera-1/4tsp
Red chillies-1
Curry leaves-little
Hing-a pinch
Chopped onion-3tsp
Method
Heat oil in a pan & temper it.Fry onions till light brown.Mix all above ingredients together in a bowl.Add the tempering,mix it well & serve.


Saturday, April 16, 2011

Corn Raita

Ingredients ground to a smooth paste
Coriander leaves-3tsp
Green chillies-1
Ginger-a very small piece
Boiled corn-1tsp
Salt to taste
Other ingredients
Beaten curd-1&1/2 cup
Boiled corn-1/2 cup
Jeera powder-1/8tsp
Chat masala-1/8tsp
Method
Mix all above ingredients together & serve it cold.





Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Fresh Apricot Raita

Ingredients
Fresh chopped apricot-8
Raisins-2tsp
Chopped coriander leaves-1tsp
Chopped green chillies-1
Chopped or grated ginger-1/2tsp
Salt to taste
Curd-2 cups
Oil-1/2tsp
Jeera-1/2tsp
Method
Heat oil in a pan temper it with jeera.Add the green chillies,ginger,raisins & apricot.Cook till apricots are soft & switch off the stove.Beat curd with salt & mix the cooled apricot mixture.Garnish it with some fresh chopped apricots,coriander leaves & raisins.Serve it cold.

Sunday, January 31, 2010

Pineapple Pachadi Recipe

image of Pineapple Pachadi RecipeIngredients ground to a smooth paste
Coconut-2tsp
Green chillies-1
Jeera-1/4tsp
Coriander leaves-1tsp
Salt to taste
Other ingredients
Beaten curd-2 cups
Tinned crushed pineapples-3tbsp
(you can also use freshly chopped pineapples)
Tempering
Oil-1tsp
Curry leaves-little
Hing-a pinch
Urad dhal-1/2tsp
Mustard-1/2tsp
Method
In a bowl mix all above ingredients together.Heat oil in a pan & temper it & .Mix it into the above mixture stir & serve.

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Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Spinach Dip




Ingredients
Spinach-4
(only the leaves)
Green chillies-1
Garlic-1
Salt to taste
Lemon juice-1tsp
Curd-1/3 cup
Chopped parsley-1tsp
Method
Make a smooth puree with all above ingredients except curd.Mix the puree with the curd & serve it cold.This dip can be served with fresh vegetables or tortilla chips.





Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Aloo Raita


Ingredients
Potato boiled & cubed-1
Beaten curd-1 cup
Jeera powder-1/4tsp
Crushed pepper-less than 1/4tsp
Salt to taste
Crushed dry mint-1/4tsp
Method
Mix all above ingredients together.Serve it cold with roti or pulao.





Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Avocado Raita

Ingredients
Avocado mashed-1
Green chillies-1
Coriander leaves-little
Curd beaten-1 cup
Salt to taste
Tempering
Oil-1/4tsp
Mustard,Jeera,Uraddhal-little
Curry leaves
Hing-a pinch
Method
Grind green chillies & coriander leaves to a smooth paste.Mix all ingredients together.Temper it.Serve it cold.

Friday, August 14, 2009

Vallarai Keerai & Cucumber Pachadi

Ingredients.
Shredded Cucumber-1
(squeeze out the water-optional)
Curd-1 cup
Salt to taste
Grind to a smooth paste
Coconut-1tsp
Green chillies-1
Vallarai keerai -15 leaves
(dry fry for 2 minute till leaves slightly shrinks)
Tempering (Optional)
Oil-1tsp
Mustard-1/2tsp
Jeera-1/4tsp
Curry leaves-4
Method
Mix all above ingredients together & temper it.I like to serve it cold.
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