Boondi Raita is a very refreshing recipe and loved by almost everyone. It is my favorite raita. As it is very easy to make, so I prefer to eat it every day in summer.
Because of the cooling, soothing and nutritious benefits of curd, every nutritionist suggest eating curd in summers. Instead of eating plain curd, I use to make different raitas and among all raita, Boondi Raita is my favorite.
Boondi are tiny gram flour balls which are easily available in market. To make a delicious Boondi Raita, boondi is firstly soaked in hot water and after that added to a spiced curd mixture. Serve boondi raita with Vegetable Pulao or Biryani.
Cook Time -10-15 Mins Chilling Time – 20 Mins Servings – 4
- Curd – 2 Cups
- Water – 1 Cup
- Powdered Sugar – 5 Tbsp.
- Mint Powder – 1 Tbsp.
- Salt to Taste
- Cumin Powder – 1 Tbsp.
- Black Pepper Powder – 1 Tbsp.
- Boondi – 3 Cups
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When there are no green vegetables at our home and there is no desire to bring it from the market then only one thing comes to our mind and that is Potatoes. But at the same time, the other thing which also comes to our mind is that what to make with them.
So this time I thought of making something different and this recipe came to my mind. Main ingredients of this recipe are curd, cream and milk. Not too many spices are added in this other than salt and Garam Masala. The making of this recipe is a little time consuming process but it tastes delicious.
This is my mother’s recipes (by the way she is a very good cook) and this time inspired by her I had made it and it tasted very delicious and she also liked it
- Pressure Cooker
- Measuring Cups
Prep Time – 25-30 Mins Cook Time – 20-25 Mins Serving -6
- Potato – 750 Grams
- Onion – 250 Grams
- Garlic Cloves – 12
- Green Chillies – 2
- Oil – 6 Tbsp.
- Curd – 3 Tbsp.
- Salt to Taste
- Garam Masala – 4 Tbsp.
- Cream – ¼ Cup
- Milk – 2 Cups
- Cut potatoes in half and par boil them. It will take around 10 mins.
- Cut boiled potatoes into small pieces and deep fry them.
- Cut onion into thin slices and deep fry them also.
- Now take a grinder and grind fried onions, soaked cashew nuts (soaked cashew nuts in water for around 4-5 hours), green chillies, garlic and water to prepare a fine paste.
- Heat oil in a wok and cook grounded paste till it leaves the side of wok.
- Add in curd and mix well.
- Now add in salt and garam masala and cook them by adding water (around 3-4 Tbsp.)
- Add in cream and mix well and cook it for good 5 mins.
- Add in fried potato pieces and mix them well with the gravy.
- Add in milk and cook it till one boil and then switch off the flame.
- If the gravy gets too thick at the time of serving then add hot milk and mix well and if required then add salt and garam masala also.
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Craving for Mangoes then just try Mango Yogurt. I know it is easily available in market but homemade mango yogurt tastes awesome and after all it is made at home so healthy as well. It is made with all natural ingredients.
- Measuring Cups Baking Measurement Measuring Cups And Spoons Set 8 pcs
- Whisker Arrison Whisk Stainless Steel Whisker/ Beater/ Egg Whisk/ Balloon Whisk
Total Time – 10 Mins
- Curd (Thick Consistency) – 2 Cups
- Mango Pulp – 1 Cup
- Powdered Sugar – Depending on the Sweetness of Mango
- Mint Leaves – For Garnishing
- Combine all the ingredients together and whisk well
- Refrigerate it for atleast 1 hour and serve chilled
- Garnish it with Mint Leaves.
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