Beetroot Raita

It’s a simple cooling side dish and a perfect accompaniment to a spicy meal. Beetroot and yogurt combination adds a beautiful pink color to the raita. The addition of green chilies, curry leaves, and cumin seeds seasoning enhances the taste of the colorful beetroot raita. Plain Greek yogurt or strained Indian yogurt plays a significant…

Cucumber Raita

Refreshing cucumber raita is a perfect side dish, especially during summertime. Roasted crushed peanuts give a crunchy texture, and green chili tempering adds a hint of spice to this raita. It’s known as ‘Kakdichi Koshimbeer’ in Maharashtra, India, and is a very popular side dish. Plain Greek yogurt or strained Indian yogurt plays a significant…

Pineapple ‘Dessert’ Raita

Pineapple raita is a creamy sweet raita loaded with juicy pineapple chunks and contains minimal ingredients. I like to preserve the original taste so I prefer to skip tempering, chili, and spices in this recipe. The raita pairs well with spicy curries such as veg kolhapuri, achari chicken, egg masala, and many such dal and…