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September 20, 2009

Raitha

Raitha (Perugu Pachadi)

Ingredients
:

1. Cucumber – 1
2. Onion -1 (finely chopped)
3. Yogurt -1 cup
4. Mint leaves – 1 tbsp (finely chopped)

5. Green chilli – 1
6. Pepper powder – 1tsp (optional)
7. Cumin powder – 1 tsp
8. Salt – to taste

9.1 tsp oil for tadka - 1 tsp
10.mustard seeds (small) - 1/4 tsp


Onion Raita Preparation:


  • Peel and cut the cucumber into small pieces.
  • Beat the yogurt with salt into smooth consistency.
  • Now mix cucumber, onion, chilli, mint leaves with beaten curd.
  • Heat oil in a large spoon. Add mustard seeds.
  • Sprinkle with pepper and cumin powder.
  • Finally garnish with coriander leaves.
  • Serve with Biriyani , Pulav , Roti, etc...