Carrot Tadka Raita Recipe- Crunchy Grated Carrot In Yogurt
Carrot Tadka Raita Recipe is a healthy raita recipe with grated carrots that can be made in absolutely no time. Serve it along with parathas or flavoured rice and enjoy.
Carrot Tadka Raita is a highly simple recipe, which is a combination of crunchy carrots and yogurt with simple spices. What makes all the difference is the tadka ! The tadka is made of cumin seeds and garlic and adds loads of flavor in the Carrot Tadka Raita.
Serving raita along with any Indian meal helps cool the body and balance the spiciness of the Indian meal. You can make your own by following this link - How To Make Homemade Yogurt - Curd and make the Carrot tadka raita with it.
Did you know: Carrots are an excellent source of vitamin A, vitamin C needs and iron. It is the antioxidant beta-carotene that gives carrots their bright orange color. Beta-carotene is absorbed in the intestine and converted into vitamin A during digestion. Carrots are also the powerhouse of fiber, vitamin K, potassium, folate, manganese, phosphorous, magnesium, vitamin E, and zinc.
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- 2 cups Curd (Dahi / Yogurt)
- 2 Carrots (Gajjar) , grated
- 1 tablespoon Coriander (Dhania) Leaves
- 1 tablespoon Mint Leaves (Pudina)
- 1 Green Chilli , finely chopped
- 1/2 teaspoon Black Salt (Kala Namak)
- 1/2 teaspoon Cumin powder (Jeera)
- Salt , to taste For the tadka
- 1/2 teaspoon Sunflower Oil
- 1/2 teaspoon Cumin seeds (Jeera)
- 3 cloves Garlic , finely chopped
- 1 pinch Asafoetida (hing)
How to make Carrot Tadka Raita Recipe- Crunchy Grated Carrot In Yogurt
To begin making the Carrot Tadka Raita Recipe, in a mixing bowl, combine yogurt, black salt, cumin powder, salt to taste and whisk well until smooth.
Once done add coriander leaves, mint leaves, green chillies and grated carrots to the whisked curd. Mix well to combine and keep it aside.
To make the tadka, heat oil in a pan on medium heat, add the cumin seeds, asafoetida and chopped garlic, and saute until the garlic is golden brown in colour. Turn off the heat once done.
Pour the tadka over the carrot raita and serve chilled.