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Tomato Raita

Tomato Raita- Tangy yogurt and tomato dip
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Raitas / Dips
Cuisine: South Indian Cuisine
Keyword: Raita, tomato, tomato raita
Servings: 4 people
Author: anjanaskc

Ingredients

  • 4 Tomatoes / Tamatar
  • 250 gm Yogurt/Curd
  • 200 gm Cucumber / Kheera / Kakdi
  • 1 tsp Sugar / Chini
  • 3/4 tsp Salt / Namak
  • 1 tsp Cooking Oil
  • 1/2 tsp Mustard Seeds / Rai *
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin Seeds / Sabut Jeera
  • 1 tsp Black lentil / Urad daal
  • 10 Curry Leaves / Kadi Patta
  • 1/2 tsp Red Chili Powder/ Laal Mirch
  • 1/4 tsp Asafoetida / Hing powder
  • 1/4 tsp Turmeric Powder / Haldi Powder

Instructions

  • Take 1 t.s oil in a pan add mustard seeds ,cumin,black lentil, and curry leaves.
  • Saute till seeds start crackling ,then add asafoetida and turmeric .
  • Add chopped tomatoes and salt, cover and cook till they become soft.
  • Now add chilli powder and sugar ,cook for a while.
  • Take out in a bowl and let it cool down completely.
  • Grind it in the mixer and make a smooth paste
  • Now add grated cucumber and beaten curd in the tomato paste
  • Mix well and add fresh chopped coriander.
  • Serve chilled .
  • Serving suggestions-can serve with pulao ,paratha, jeera rice or as a dip