Khajur And Pakora Raita Recipe - Dates Pakora Raita
A raita with a difference, Khajur And Pakora Raita Recipe has smooth yogurt, mildly spiced along with a hint of sweetness from the dates and soft pakoras.
A sweet and spicy yogurt preparation, the Khajur And Pakora Raita Recipe is a raita with a twist. Loaded with dates, soft pakoras and a few simple masalas, this raita is mostly made in Sindhi and North Indian households. Eat is as it is or serve with parathas or as part of a meal.
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For the raita
- 1 cup Curd (Dahi / Yogurt)
- 1 teaspoon Cumin powder (Jeera)
- 1 teaspoon Black pepper powder
- 1 teaspoon Chaat Masala Powder
- Red chilli powder , to sprinkle
- Salt , to taste
- 6 Dates , deseeded and cut length ways For the Pakoris
- 1/2 cup Gram flour (besan)
- 2 tablespoons All Purpose Flour (Maida)
- Salt , to taste
- 1 pinch Cooking soda
How to make Khajur And Pakora Raita Recipe - Dates Pakora Raita
To begin making the Khajur And Pakora Raita Recipe, let’s make the pakoris first for the raita.
In a mixing bowl, combine besan, maida, salt, using water make a thick batter which is of dropping consistency.
Heat a paniyaram pan on medium heat, add a little oil in each one of the cavities, once the pan is steaming hot, drop a tablespoon of pakora batter in the cavities.
Cook for 3-4 minutes on one side, flip over and cook on the other side. Once cooked, remove them from the pan and drop them directly in a bowl of hot water.
Alternatively, you can also fry the pakoras in oil in a kadai. Drain the pakoras and set aside.
The next step is to make the raita. In a mixing bowl, combine the yogurt, cumin powder, pepper powder, chaat masala and salt. Whisk the mixture with 1/4 cup of water.
Finally, add in the dates and the drained pakoras. Garnish with a sprinkle of red chili powder.
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