Salad/Raitas

Carrot Raita Recipe (Gajar Ka Raita)

Carrots are the high-fiber content of carrots also helps regulate the digestive system. Carrots are rich in beta-carotene, which, when consumed, converts to vitamin A in the liver. Vitamin A directly affects the retina and the rhodopsin, a purple pigment that is necessary for night vision. It also helps prevent cardiovascular diseases and help slow down the aging process.

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Carrot Raita

This vegetable raita is a great way to include carrot in our diet and it is easy to prepare. It goes perfectly with a curry or a biryani.

Carrot Raita Recipe

Ingredients :
Curd – 2 cups
Carrot ( grated ) – 1 cup ( 2 medium size)
Roasted cumin – 1/2 tsp
Chaat masala – 1/2 tsp
Salt – to taste

Tempering:
Curry leaves – 5
Mustard seeds – 1/2 tsp
Oil – 1/2 tsp
Chopped Green Chilli – 1

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Gajar Ka Raita

Method:

  1. Heat an oil in a nonstick pan. Add mustard seeds and allow it to crackle.
  2. Now add curry leaves, chopped green chili and cook for 15 seconds.
  3. Add grated carrot with little salt and cook for 2-5 minutes on a medium-low flame.
  4. After 5 minutes switch off the flame and covered the cooked carrot for another 5 minutes.
  5. Combine the curds, chaat masala, roasted cumin powder, salt in a deep bowl, whisk well and keep aside.
  6. Add cooked carrot mixture and mix well.
  7. Garnish with grated carrot and Serve immediately.
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Vegetable Raita

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