Kumaoni Raita is an easy to make raita which goes on well with your daily meals. Raitas make a meal flavoursome and have extensive varieties to be prepared in. From boondi ka raita to salad and fruit raita, this is an inevitable curd recipe to every Indian meal. This North Indian raita is made up using cucumber, yogurt, mustard seeds, green chili, fenugreek seeds, turmeric, coriander leaves. You can serve the raita during pot luck, buffet, game night, kitty party or picnic. The raita tastes best when served chilled.
How to make Kumaoni Raita
To start with, wash the cucumber after peeling it and grate it in a bowl. Drain all the water properly from the cucumber. Now, take a pan and keep it on medium flame to roast fenugreek seeds in it. After roasting, keep the fenugreek seeds aside.
Using a grinder, grind mustard seeds and fenugreek seeds with a little amount of water in order to make a smooth paste.
In a bowl, beat curd to make it smoother and creamier. Stir in this beaten curd the paste of fenugreek leaves and mustard seeds along with salt, turmeric and chopped green chilies.
Mix all the ingredients thoroughly and after mixing, stir in grated cucumber. Mix well and leave it unattended for sometime to settle down. Serve chilled!
News credit : timesofindia