MANGO MINT RAITA

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I am a die hard fan of mangoes. I love to use it in my recipes..today I would like to share with you all the recipe of Mango Raita…Raita is one of my everyday lunch’s part.
This time I tried a really good combination in raita. The perfect blend of-mango and mint.
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Recipe source …Sanjeev Kapoor

INGREDIENTS:

Alphanso Mango Ripe ripe, peeled  1
Yogurt 1/2 cup
Yogurt chilled 1 1/2 cups
Green chilli 1
Salt to taste
Black salt to taste
roasted cumin powder 1tsp
sugar 2tsp
Crushed red chillies for sprinkling
Fiki boondi 2tbsp

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INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Roughly chop green chilli and mint leaves.
  2. Slice the mango and discard the seed. Roughly chop 2 mango slices and place in a blender jar with green chilli and mint leaves and blend well.PicsArt_1492742228610
  3. Add 1 tbsp water and blend again into a fine paste.PicsArt_1492742270397
  4. Roughly chop remaining mango slices for garnishing.
  5. Put yogurt in a bowl. Add ground paste, salt, sugar, cumin powder and black salt and mix well.PicsArt_1492742323606
  6. Transfer into individual serving bowls, top with chopped mangoes, sprinkle crushed red chillies and serve chilled.NOTES:
  • you may adjust mango and mint quantity according to your taste.

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Anar, Beetroot Angoori Raita or Pink Raita

This is a perfect party raita. It is very tempting and great in taste Its attractive color and look will definitely tempt you to eat it.Summer is almost on full swing. Raita is the best dish for summers, it completes the meal.

Beetroot is my favorite ingredient as it has great nutritional value and its color is my favorite too. With this I got idea and made this quick recipe. Full family liked it and it came out  very nicely.Must try.

INGREDIENTS:
1cup curd
2Tbsp Cream(optional)
2Tbsp green grapes
2Tbsp Black grapes
2Tbsp pomegramate (anar)
2Tbsp boild beetroot Cut in cubes
2Tbsp coriander
1/2tsp black salt
1/2 tsp Roasted jeera powder
1 Tbsp powder sugar
salt to taste.349

INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Take curd and cream in a bowl and mix well.Than add black salt ,jeera powder,sugar and salt .Give a nice whisk .
  2. Than add green & black grapes ,anar ,beetroot and coriander.
  3. Mix all ingredients well with a spoon .
  4. Serve it &garnish with pomegranate &coriander.
  5. Serve with biryani ,roti ,naan or as a dip .

Note: For richness you can add cream. I made it without cream.

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Strawberry Raita

 

PREPARATION TIME: 5 mins
COOKING TIME: 5 mins
TOTAL TIME: 10 mins
SERVES: 4

INGREDIENTS:

Fresh yogurt – 2 cups
Strawberry – 1 cup ( Chopped and slightly mashed )
Black salt – ½ tsp
Roasted Cumin powder – ½ tsp
Sugar – 1 tsp(according to your taste)
Green chilli- ½ tsp( Finely chopped OPTIONAL)
Mint leaves – 1 tsp ( Finely chopped )

INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Whisk the yogurt in a bowl until creamy and smooth. Add sugar and black salt.311
  2. Now add roasted cumin powder. To prepare this roast the cumin seeds on pan until it starts giving nice aroma. Then let it cool down and then grind it into coarse powdered form. This aromatic cumin powder lifts up the flavor of dahi raita.
  3. Add all the remaining ingredients and mix well.312
  4. Check for salt and add more if required. Garnish with mint leaves and strawberry slices.

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