Raitha is a yogurt based sauce gently spiced and commonly served with Biryani or as a dip with meats like kebabs.This is used to cool the palate when eating rich or heavy or spicy foods.
Preparation Time:10 minutes

1 cup yogurt
1/2 cup cilantro leaves chopped
1/2 cup finely diced onion
salt to taste
pinch cumin powder

1.Take all the ingredients in a bowl.

2.Mix well with a spoon.Add water to thin it to the consistency you desire.

This tastes best if served chilled.
You can add other ingredients like minced green chili,finely diced onion,dill,diced cucumber,grated carrot,boondi(chickpea flour pellets).
You can also add a tempering of mustard seeds for added flavor.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

Blog at WordPress.com.

Up ↑

%d bloggers like this: