Raita has a cooling effect on the palate which makes it a good foil for spicy Indian dishes.I simply love raita and can have in all the three meals of the day.There are many ways to make it.It is a healthy recipe as all the ingredients are in raw form and can be made in a jiffy.
Plain curd 1 cup
Cucumber grated 1/2 cup
Onion 1 small
Roasted cumin seeds/jeera pw 1 tsp
Chat masala 1 tsp
Red chili pw 1/2 tsp
Rock salt(kala namak) 1/2 tsp
1. Beat the plain curd to make it smooth.
2. Add in it cucumber,chopped tomatoes,onions and all the other ingredients.
3. Serve it with pulao,vegetable rice,biryani,paratha or any meal.
Note:You can roast the cumin seeds on a griddle/tava and grind it to make fine powder.