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Onion Tomato Raita – A Refreshing Accompaniment

Onion Tomato Raita Recipe

How to make Onion Tomato Raita Recipe (Step by Step)

Onion Tomato Raita Recipe – Raita is an Indian, Bangladeshi or Pakistani condiment made from yoghurt (dahi), it is used as a side dish with spicy main meals.

There are many variations on the recipe, but it usually contains coriander, tomatoes, onions, cucumber, or potatoes. It is made with fruit as well such as bananas, pineapple and pomegranates.

How to make onion tomato raita?

Onion tomato raita is a quick and easy accompaniment to make. It provides a refreshing, cooling balance to a typically hot and spicy main course. The natural “good” bacteria present in the yoghurt aids digestion, and the cream will cool your senses better than drinking water.

And, you can certainly adapt this easy onion tomato raita recipe. If you don’t want tomatoes or cucumber or even onions in there then just mix and match to suit your tastes.

Onion Tomato Raita or Onion Tomato Yogurt

Garnish and serve onion tomato raita or vegetable yogurt

Onion tomato raita is a classic raita recipe that goes incredibly well with all kinds of pulao and dishes. This side dish is refreshingly cooling and a great accompaniment for all dishes considered spicy. It is pretty simple to make and gets ready in less than five minutes.

Tomato & Onion Raita is a yummy accompaniment to almost any meal. It is best served with Biryanis. It can be prepared easily and makes a nutritious side dish to any meal.

Tomatoes are an excellent source of Vitamin C and beta-carotene, a very good amount of mineral Manganese and a good amount of Vitamin E. Regular consumption of tomatoes reduces the risk of heart disease.

Onions are a very good source of Vitamin C and a good source of Dietary Fibre, Vitamin B6, Folate, Potassium and Manganese. Onions have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects and have been linked to a reduced risk of cancer, lower blood sugar levels and improved bone health.

Yoghurt further adds to the nutrients of this delicious raita. Yoghurt has been found to reduce the risk of heart disease and osteoporosis, as well as aid in weight management.

This onion tomato raita recipe uses a bit of milk along with full-fat yoghurt. Milk thins very thick yoghurt as well as reduces its sourness.

Indications for making Onion tomato raita

  • Preparation Time: 2 minutes
  • Cooking time: 3 minutes
  • Cooking Gizmos: A serving dish
  • Servings: 3-4 People

Onion Tomato Raita Recipe

How to make Onion Tomato Raita Recipe (Step by Step)

Onion Tomato Raita Recipe – Raita is an Indian, Bangladeshi or Pakistani condiment made from yoghurt (dahi), it is used as a side dish with spicy main meals.

There are many variations on the recipe, but it usually contains coriander, tomatoes, onions, cucumber, or potatoes. It is made with fruit as well such as bananas, pineapple and pomegranates.

Garnish and Serve Onion Tomato Raita or Vegetable Yogurt
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Onion Tomato Raita, Onion Tomato Raita Recipe

Onion Tomato Raita Recipe - Raita is an Indian, Bangladeshi or Pakistani condiment made from yoghurt (dahi), it is used as a side dish with spicy main meals.
Course Condiment, Dip, Side Dish
Cuisine Indian
Diet Vegetarian
Keyword Onion Tomato Raita, Onion Tomato Raita Recipe
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 2 people
Calories 140kcal
Author Sumit Malhotra

Ingredients

  • 1 Cup Yoghurt or Curd or Dahi Full fat
  • 4 tbsp Milk
  • 1 Piece Onion small sized
  • 1 Piece Tomato small sized
  • 1 Piece Green Chilli
  • 0.5 Tablespoon Fresh Coriander A few twigs finely chopped
  • 1/4 tsp Black or Rock Salt
  • 1/4 tsp Red Chili Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin Powder

Instructions

  • Finely chop onions, tomatoes, green chilli and fresh coriander leaves.
  • Dilute yoghurt or curds with milk and beat it with a fork till smooth in a serving bowl.
  • Add all ingredients to the serving bowl and mix well.
  • Garnish with lines of red chilli powder and cumin powder and a sprig of fresh coriander.
  • Refrigerate till you are ready to serve the raita.
  • Serve with parathas, pulao or biryanis. This raita goes very well with my Pulao Recipes.

Notes

  • Add roasted and crushed jeera to enhance the flavour of this raita. This would enhance the taste and is very good for digestion.

FINALLY, TO SUM IT UP

Garnish and serve onion tomato raita or vegetable yogurt

Onion tomato raita is a classic raita recipe that goes incredibly well with all kinds of pulao and dishes.

This side dish is refreshingly cooling and a great accompaniment for all dishes considered spicy. It is pretty simple to make and gets ready in less than five minutes.

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