• 439. Pomegranate and Cucumber Raita

    October 7, 2014mayurisjikoni

    Cooling and filling       Last Friday and Saturday were very hot and humid. I made my regular lunch on Friday… roti, sabji, dal and chaas, but didn’t feel like having that. So opened to the fridge to make a smoothie but got some yogurt and cucumber in my hand instead. So the smoothie was side lined for a yummy raita. I prefer the banana cucumber raita  but didn’t have bananas. So I made it with pomegranate and cucumber. It was a cooling and filling treat. Suddenly the weather took a turn on Sunday and its been raining till now. Watching the rains from my window is fine but getting out is yucky! Today, I had to go out to do some veggie and…

     
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  • 95. banana cucumber raita

    June 19, 2012mayurisjikoni

      heavenly yogurt Raita is a yogurt based dish which is usually served as an accompaniment to a main dish. Raita can be made using many vegetables like cucumber, radish, fruits like banana, pomegranate, grapes and savoury bundi. I made this traditional raita after such a long time. I say traditional because that’s the raita my mum use to make and when I got married, Nunu use to make it. Raita is a very cooling dish to have with parathas, on its own or with a full indian meal. My grandfather always use to say, ‘there should be enough mustard powder in the raita so that when we eat it, the mustard should be able to tickle our nose’. What he really meant was that…

     
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