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Mar 10, 2012

Beetroot Raita / Beet Raita – Perfect Accompaniment for Pulav and Briyani


When you have a spicy briyani or pulav, you need something cooling and satisfying on the side..Raitas are perfect for that..You can make raita with whole lot of different stuffs..This is one of the unusual raita, but a very common one made in my house..Amma makes it often, When we were little amma used to put salads or some kind of vegetables in our lunch box..But you know right kids don't like to eat raw vegetables, infact we are very much fizzy eaters..So what she do is, she add some thick homemade curd to those veggies and season it slightly and pack in a small container..We all love curd in our house, so eating those raita is not at all a problem for us..She uses carrot, beets, cucumber for this raita..



This recipe is modified from amma's recipe..But i changed it a little and gave a little touch of tempering to those raita, to make it even more special.. I served it with Beetroot Pulav..Here you go to the recipe
 
Ingrediants:

Beetroot – 1 grated
Thick Curd / Yoghurt – 2 cups
Salt to taste
Sugar – 1 tsp
Oil- 1 tsp
Mustard Seeds / Kaduku – 1 tsp
Urad dal / Ulundu – 1 tsp
Coriander Leaves / Cilantro – 3 tblspn finely chopped

Method:

Take curd, salt and sugar in a bowl  and mix well.Add in grated beets and give a stir.

Now make tempering..Heat oil and add mustard and urad dal and let it get light brown.

Add this over the raita and garnish with coriander leaves.

Serve with pulav.

Pictorial:
Take all your ingrediants
Mix curd in a bowl
add salt and sugar
in with beets
and coriander leaves
mix well
Heat oil
add mustard and urad dal
Pour it over the raita
Mix well
Serve

23 comments:

Sadaf Afshan said... Best Blogger Tips

Lovely !

Chef Mireille said... Best Blogger Tips

a new raita for me..lovely color!

Deeksha said... Best Blogger Tips

Very interesting. Sounds great.

Santosh Bangar said... Best Blogger Tips

beautiful color healthy raita

Santosh Bangar said... Best Blogger Tips

beautiful color healthy raita

Deeps @ Naughty Curry said... Best Blogger Tips

love that colour, so pretty

Shilpakiran said... Best Blogger Tips

yummy colourful and healty one ..thank u for sharing

Treat and Trick said... Best Blogger Tips

Lovely color and healthy raita!

Tina said... Best Blogger Tips

Healthy and colourful...

Tina said... Best Blogger Tips

delicious...

faseela said... Best Blogger Tips

yummy n colorful raita

Mélange said... Best Blogger Tips

Perfect & Colourful !

Maayeka said... Best Blogger Tips

Very healthy and colourful raita..

Aruna Manikandan said... Best Blogger Tips

my fav..
Healthy and delicious raita dear :)

Hema said... Best Blogger Tips

Love this raitha for the color..

DD said... Best Blogger Tips

lovely recipe!!!!!

Archana said... Best Blogger Tips

I love the colour

The Yogi Vegetarian said... Best Blogger Tips

Yum :) I love beets, and we grow our own so I'm always very happy to find new recipes using them. This raita is so colourful and healthy, I will definitely try it. Thanks!

Sensible Vegetarian said... Best Blogger Tips

Looks so good and delicious.

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maha said... Best Blogger Tips

Yummy Yummy........iam sure this raita tastes simply superb....Going 2 try this soon......
Maha

Ramya said... Best Blogger Tips

What a lovely color!! Looks soo inviting!

Amina Khaleel said... Best Blogger Tips

innovative and delicious raita... looks yumm...

Preeti Garg said... Best Blogger Tips

very innovative ..look so bright color...Awesome....

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