Boondi Raita Recipe Spiced With Black Salt

Sujata Shukla
36 ratings.
Boondi Raita Recipe Spiced With Black Salt

Boondi Raita Recipe is a simple and popular yogurt based dish served as an accompaniment to biryani, pulav or tehari. The boondi raita is a regular part of the meal in any home in Eastern Uttar Pradesh. The special ingredient is the boondi, that is made from a paste of ground chickpea flour with a little turmeric, salt and chilli powder added to the paste, little drops of the paste are deep fried, added to beaten yogurt flavoured with black salt, powdered roasted cumin seeds and optionally garnished with pomegranate and fresh green coriander leaves.

Serve the Boondi Raita along with Paratha, Biryani or Pulao to make your meals wholesome.

If you like this recipe, you can also try other Raita recipes such as

  1. Bhindi Raita Recipe
  2. Tadka Raita Recipe
  3. Lauki Raita Recipe

Cuisine: Indian
Course: Side Dish
Diet: Vegetarian
Equipments Used: Steel Mixing Bowl
Prep in

15 M

Cooks in

20 M

Total in

35 M

Makes:

2 Servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup Boondi
  • 1 cup Yogurt (Curd) , Chilled
  • 1/2 teaspoon Chaat Masala Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Black Salt (Kala Namak)
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cumin powder , roasted
  • Salt , to taste
  • Red chilli powder , to taste

Directions for Boondi Raita Recipe Spiced With Black Salt

  1. To begin making the boondi raita recipe, keep all the ingredients ready and keep aside.

  2. In a high walled bowl, whisk yogurt, red chilli powder, chat masala powder, black salt, cumin powder and salt.

  3. Gently fold the boondi to the whisked yogurt. 

  4. Transfer to a serving dish and garnish with chopped coriander leaves. If the raita thickens up a bit after sometime, then you can add a bit of water and whisk it well to get into the right consistency.

  5. Serve the Boondi Raita along with Paratha, Biryani or Pulao to make your meals wholesome.

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Last Modified On Tuesday, 11 July 2017 13:54

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