side dish with pulao
Raita is a condiment from the Indian subcontinent, mostly an integral part of North Indian cuisine.
In western cuisine raita is mostly called as a side dish or dip, or a cooked salad.
Boondi is a Rajasthani snack food made from fried chickpea flour.
Boondi dipped in curd is know as boondi raita which is a simple and easy dish served with paratha or pulao.
Watch step by step how to prepare this flavorful boondi raita.
Preparation time : 15 mins
Cook time : None
1 cup boondi plain Boondi
1 1/2 cups Curd chilled
1/2 Red chili powder
1/2 Roasted cumin powder
Salt to taste
few Coriander leaves, finely chopped for garnishing
Direction || How to prepare Boondi Raita
First warm water in a pan on stove.
Add boondi in a warm water and let it soak for 9 – 10 mins.
Drain this water and lightly press boondi in palms to squeeze out the excess water,be sure you don’t mash them
In a bowl, whisk the curd/yogurt till smooth,
Add boondi,1/2 tsp red chili powder, 1/2 tsp roasted cumin powder and salt and mix well.
Garnish with chopped coriander leaves. Serve chilled with paratha, pulao or biryani.