Tomato Raita

Tomato Raita

Raita’s are essential with Spicy Indian Food. The Yogurt in the Raita equalizes the heat and spicy tastes of the Curries and Masala dishes. Raita’s are usually made with Cucumber and or Tomato. There are other kinds too, but these are the typical ones. They are healthy, tasty, mild and goes with any Indian dish.

Tomato Raita..Essential

Tomato Raita..Essential

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Cilantro, Cumin Seeds, Red Chillies, Tomatoes, Yoghurt

Tomato Raita

Serves 2 - 4
Cook time 5 minutes
Dietary Diabetic, Gluten Free, Vegetarian
Meal type Side Dish
Misc Child Friendly, Pre-preparable, Serve Cold
Region Indian

Ingredients

  • 2 Roma Tomatoes (chopped)
  • 2 - 4 cups Plain Yoghurt
  • 2 tablespoons Milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon Urad Dahl
  • 1 Small Red Chili Pepper
  • 2 tablespoons Cilantro (finely chopped)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cumin Seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 2 teaspoons Olive, Avocado or Sesame Oil

Directions

Step 1
Mix chopped tomatoes, yoghurt, milk and salt.
Step 2
Place a smal frying pan on medium heat. Add the oil.
Step 3
When oil gets hot, add urad dahl and red chili. Fry until urad dahl is light golden brown. Add cumin seeds and stir fry for about 15 seconds. Remove pan and set aside.
Step 4
Add the fried ingredients to the yoghurt mixture. Add salt and cilantro. Mix well. Refrigerate the Raita if serving later.
Step 5
Serve cold or at room temperature. Serve as a side dish with Naan, Rice etc.
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